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The man who wanted to change the world

14 October 2016
documentary

Yesterday Human broadcasted a documentary on Dutch television made by independent film maker Mariëtte Faber about Peter Westerveld, co-founder of Justdiggit. The documentary shows Peter’s idea of the Hydrologic Corridor and his way towards executing it. Unfortunately Peter has passed away, but with our projects in Kenya and starting projects in Tanzania we are still carrying his thoughts and are aiming to keep the snow on the Kilimanjaro.

Read the story about the history of Justdiggit

Erasmus empirical case study of the socio-economic environment Tanzania

24 September 2016
project

Erasmus students went to Tanzania to clarify the social economic benefits of the Justdiggit Hydrologic Corridor program.

The conclusion of their research is that Justdiggit’s Hydrologic Corridor program has a positive impact on…. ->

Succesful pilot tapwater project

23 September 2016
movement

Turning Dutch tap water into rainwater, that’s how our restaurant campaign works. Several restaurants support our campaign by asking a small amount of money for the tap water. All proceeds go straight to Justdiggit’s water projects!

Landgoed Groenendaal‘s owner Hein Uitendaal came up with the idea, he’s been doing it for a year and has raised € 3,000! Our ambassador Amara Onwuka received the cheque for us.

 

Amboseli project is finished!

22 September 2016
project

We proudly announce the final delivery of our Amboseli re-greening project in Kenya within time and budget! Together with our local implementation partners AET and ACC we re-greened 8km2 in the Amboseli national park through….

 

20 Research students in Tanzania

11 August 2016
project

20 students of the Erasmus University are conducting research in order to clarify the social economic benefits of the Justdiggit Hydrologic Corridor program.

It is part of the collaboration between Justdiggit and the Economic Faculty association Rotterdam. Read more about their research focus!

 

Six new Olopololi Plots

25 July 2016
project

Establishment of more olopololis by the local communities is one of the visible impacts of the project.

As a result of the project success and realization of good grass cover in Amboseli Kenya, the local communities re-adapted the concept and established an extra 6 other olopololis in Imbirikani area alone.

 

Hydrologic Corridor Animation

14 July 2016
project

Our solution is clear, simple and starts with a shovel. Well, it looks simple, it’s all scientifically proven and based on lots and lots of research. We have created an animation that bridges the gap between science and simplicity and to show the link between our iconic shovel and our solution for global warming: the Hydrologic Corridor.

 

Justdiggit Commercial

09 July 2016
movement

We proudly present our brand new commercial! Made completely free of charge with the most renowned agencies regarding creation, production, social media and exposure.

 

Kenia Travel blog: Suzanne van Duijn

17 June 2016
blog

Suzanne won a trip to our projects in Kenya, thanks to Getaway Travel. She made a vlog, which you can see below. On her website you can also read her blog about Justdiggit’s projects in Amboseli and Kuku, and about her own experience of course!

 

Report and final blog Femke

14 June 2016
blog

“What I most remember from Kuku is the rapid change from an arid dry sand pit to a green oasis. And then when no rain falls, back again to withered vegetation. To be quite honest, I was sceptic at the beginning of the project…”

Read her full last blog and report! –>

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