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Villa Lucre - the first neighborhood to implement urban gardens in Panama

Teach hundreds of families on sustainability

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Explain your idea

Villa Lucre is mostly constituted by traditional homes with large patios. We want to teach people on sustainability and help them grow up their own organic food in their backyards.

Who Benefits?

More than 15k people live in Villa Lucre.

How is your idea unique?

Our idea is unique in that Panama, in spite of its economic growth, has few inniatives in terms of urban gardens. High prices has led many to violence, unhealthy lifestlyes, among others.

Idea Proposal Stage

  • Research & Early Testing: I am exploring my idea, gathering the inspiration and information I need to test it with real users.

Tell us more about you

I've living in Villa Lucre since forever. Ive always wondered how much money we could be saving if we had an urban garden in our patio. Morever, I've always wondered why is that organic food has become a far fetteched really for so many. It should be our reality not a dream. If we eat better then we do better.

Expertise in sector

  • 1-2 years

Organization Filing Status

  • No, but we plan to register in the future.

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Hi Eimireth, great to see another proposal from Panama! Would love to keep in contact with you to see opportunities for collaboration in the future.

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