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In this episode we explore life in Ghana and the amazing attributes of the Moringa tree, Moringa oleifera, which is helping to reverse childhood malnutrition throughout Ghana. Aaron Justice Tsatsaku is a regional representative of the Global Ecovillage Network (GEN) Ghana, which has planted Moringa school gardens throughout the country. Aaron talks to us about his projects, life in a rural village, food, water shelter, and his dreams of building a Permaculture demonstration center to train farmers in the 8 eco-strategies of GEN: composting, water catchment, solar energy, seed saving, tree planting, recycling, natural building, and sustainable living practices. Aaron is a young man with many aspirations to help his community have a regenerative economy and high quality of food, water, soil, and ecological health, and you can help support his project here:
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Aaron's full biography:
HERITAGE REGENERATIVE PERMACULTURE GARDEN.
I am Aaron Justice Tsatsaku, the Regional Rep. for Global Eco-Village Network, Ghana (GEN-Ghana). I was born on September 6, 1993 and currently live in Peki Adzokoe in the Volta Region of Ghana, West Africa.
I completed Peki Senior High School in the year 2013, and in 2016 took part in the 1st Ecovillage Design Education (EDE) Course which took place at Kumasi Institute of Tropical Agriculture (KITA). I have an EDE certificate and had become the Volta Region GEN GHANA REPRESENTATIVE in June 2016.
I work on farms and school gardens in and around the locality, and also facilitates in GEN-Ghana training programmes and conferences.
I am very interested in developing sustainable energy, organic agriculture, and regenerating of the earth. I also have keen interest in developing local energy policies that promote permanence in a system that is regenerative, efficient, and progressive.
WHAT IS MY VISION? My vision is to acquire an acre of land for the construction of a Model Ecovillage Demonstration and Educational Center for educating and empowering farmers and school children in the Peki Traditional area and South Dayi District in creating communities that are energy-efficient, hygienic, and self-reliant in food productions by implementing Eco strategies such as Composting, Water catchment, Solar Energy, Seed Banking, Tree planting, Re-Cycling, Green/Natural Building and sustainable living practices.