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Use sewage to generate power.  Any household that contributes to the plant will receive subsidized health goods and preventative care.  This will be financed by selling the energy that is produced.

Use sewage to generate power. Any household that contributes to the plant will receive subsidized health goods and preventative care. This will be financed by selling the energy that is produced.

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Train a group of people in the basics of healthcare for issues common in the area, including nutrition and reproductive health. Provide them with the basic items that would be frequently needed such as nutrition packs, specialized baby formula, vacci

Train a group of people in the basics of healthcare for issues common in the area, including nutrition and reproductive health. Provide them with the basic items that would be frequently needed such as nutrition packs, specialized baby formula, vacci

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Cara commented on Roots women roots: herbolaria

I would caution against advocating anything for a specific purpose that cannot be proven to achieve the defined goals. For clearly defined problems with high stakes like malnutrition or reproductive health, it is crucial that solutions are proven to solve these issues.

That said, many demonstrable, highly effective medicines have come out of traditional knowledge. I would imagine there would be a great, highly nutritious food source that could be found locally that would provide the right nutrients. It is just a matter of testing the efficacy of medicinal goods.

This looks like a really great way to reverse the problem of profits leaving the communities. This could also be incorporated with the goal to improve housing conditions and building codes for those living on the land.

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Cara commented on Food subscription + Food insurance

Good points Timothy. The first one reminded me of the food coop that my family was part of when I was younger. They were able to capture the savings by working together to partition the food one day a month. It usually took a couple of hours to finish, but it was actually a really fun social event for everyone.