The people of palmira ecuador greet you
 
The people of palmira ecuador greet you
This is a Groasis project of Fundacion Fuente de Vida financed by COmON Foundation Holland
 
This is a Groasis project of Fundacion Fuente de Vida financed by COmON Foundation Holland
The director Ms. Ana Terranova speaking with Mr. Armando Cislema, president of the Association of Workers
 
The director Ms. Ana Terranova speaking with Mr. Armando Cislema, president of the Association of Workers
LtoR Manuel y Miguel Marcatoma - Pieter Hoff - Martha Roldan - Ana Terranova - Hans van Poelvoorde, director COmON - Armando Cislema
 
LtoR Manuel y Miguel Marcatoma - Pieter Hoff - Martha Roldan - Ana Terranova - Hans van Poelvoorde, director COmON - Armando Cislema
The people are checking the planting results
 
The people are checking the planting results
Converstations about the growth
 
Converstations about the growth
The woman play an important role in these agricultural communities
 
The woman play an important role in these agricultural communities
Each Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon® is checked every week
 
Each Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon® is checked every week
The women from Palmira Ecuador greet you
 
The women from Palmira Ecuador greet you
Beautiful traditional clothing of the women of Palmira Ecuador together with their Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoons®
 
Beautiful traditional clothing of the women of Palmira Ecuador together with their Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoons®
They have planted the Yagual or Queñua tree (latin name is Polylepis)
 
They have planted the Yagual or Queñua tree (latin name is Polylepis)
The trees have been planted in desert like circumstances on 2,800 meter high (8,400 feet)
 
The trees have been planted in desert like circumstances on 2,800 meter high (8,400 feet)
Enigneer Ms. Monica Figueroa explains the Groasis Technology
 
Enigneer Ms. Monica Figueroa explains the Groasis Technology
We go to Sarachupa on 3,300 meter high (10,000 feet). The trees are planted in the clouds.
 
We go to Sarachupa on 3,300 meter high (10,000 feet). The trees are planted in the clouds.
Here is it so cold at night - see frost damage - that trees cannot be planted without the Waterboxx plantcocoon®
 
Here is it so cold at night - see frost damage - that trees cannot be planted without the Waterboxx plantcocoon®
Frozen leaves in the Waterboxx plantcocoon® caused by frost damage on 3,300 meter high in Andes mountains
 
Frozen leaves in the Waterboxx plantcocoon® caused by frost damage on 3,300 meter high in Andes mountains
The soil is vulcanic, rocky, dry and hostile but the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon® is succesful
 
The soil is vulcanic, rocky, dry and hostile but the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon® is succesful
Strong winds cause places filled with ashes on and around the Waterboxx plantcocoon®
 
Strong winds cause places filled with ashes on and around the Waterboxx plantcocoon®
A view on the Andes mountains in Ecuador with the village of Sarachupa in the background
 
A view on the Andes mountains in Ecuador with the village of Sarachupa in the background
Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon® is succesful on the rocks
 
Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon® is succesful on the rocks
The trees in the Waterboxx plantcocoon® have sound sprouts but will grow slowly because of the cold climate and the strong winds
 
The trees in the Waterboxx plantcocoon® have sound sprouts but will grow slowly because of the cold climate and the strong winds
The indigenous farmers check the water level in the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon®
 
The indigenous farmers check the water level in the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon®
Vulcanic ashes makes planting without the Waterboxx plantcocoon® impossible
 
Vulcanic ashes makes planting without the Waterboxx plantcocoon® impossible
The Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon® takes care of the daily necesity water doses for the tree in the vulcanic ashes
 
The Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon® takes care of the daily necesity water doses for the tree in the vulcanic ashes
These lave rocks are porous and dry but the trees grow well
 
These lave rocks are porous and dry but the trees grow well
The indegenous farmers open the Waterboxx plantcocoon®
 
The indegenous farmers open the Waterboxx plantcocoon®
The water level in the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon® is high enough and the tree grows well
 
The water level in the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon® is high enough and the tree grows well
Desolate circumstances - the highest radiation in the world - strong winds - extreme cold nights
 
Desolate circumstances - the highest radiation in the world - strong winds - extreme cold nights
Around 4 p.m. the first clouds arrive and the temperature drops within a few minutes to extreme colds
 
Around 4 p.m. the first clouds arrive and the temperature drops within a few minutes to extreme colds
The clouds are all over the place after 4 p.m. in the high Andes mountains at 3,300 meters high
 
The clouds are all over the place after 4 p.m. in the high Andes mountains at 3,300 meters high
After 5 minutes the trees in the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoons® become almost invisible through the clouds
 
After 5 minutes the trees in the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoons® become almost invisible through the clouds
COmON Foundation Holland finances this project and director Hans van Poelvoorde is happy with the present that he received from the rural community
 
COmON Foundation Holland finances this project and director Hans van Poelvoorde is happy with the present that he received from the rural community
 
 
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