PROJECTS + PARTNERS
Made with Love Project
SUPPORTING CHARITIES IN AFRICA & BRAZIL
In 2007 designer Mary Jane Marcasiano formed Made With Love, a global intiative dedicated to raising funds and awareness for NGOs aiding women and children in need through the production and sale of products that provide a fair income for women in Brazil and Africa. Encounter designs and develops the Made With Love website, enabling products to be sold internationally, with profits going back to support programs in the local communities.
Byron Youth Service
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE SOLUTIONS TO SUPPORT LOCAL YOUTH
Encounter Global is passionate about developing innovative models for youth to thrive. We are currently supporting the local youth service in Byron Bay, Australia with a strategic development process that will help move the organisation to a more self-sufficient, social enterprise model. By engaging youth in the process, we will be able to provide creative skills training and pathways for them to thrive in the future economy.
TRANSFORMING THE GLOBAL PLASTIC WASTE ECONOMY
Empowering communities to create profitable plastic recycling economies that employ people, remove plastic waste, create clean healthy environments and produce highly valuable recycled products. Innovative recycling technology and educational programs that ensure accessible and truly sustainable plastic recycling solutions designed specifically for small communities. Create highly valuable recycled plastic products, such as 3D printing filament, building materials and even plastic houses, which can be enjoyed locally for the benefit of the community.
FESTIVAL OF INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY & RENEWAL
Renew Fest is a two day celebration of regenerative change in ACTION. Set under magnificent fig trees in the lush foothills of Mt Chincogan, this pro community collaboration brings together an inspiring collection of hearts and minds to showcase a sustainable future. The festival is a powerful platform for the potent widespread grassroots movement, to renew all facets of our local and global societies in response to the responsibility of our time, in ensuring we answer the code red call from the earth to stabilise our climate.
Tell Someone Who Cares
YOUTH-POWERED SOCIAL ENTERPRISE
We are excited to be supporting 14 year old international activist, performer and entrepreneur Holley Somerville-Knott with her new social enterprise Tell Someone Who Cares. Holley created the company to help disrupt the palm oil industry and bring solutions to the destruction it causes. We developed a new website for the project, as well as graphics and a Rainforest Action Day poster to help her take the mission into schools across Australia.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT & SOCIAL ENTERPRISE IN AFRICA
Kindling Foundation is an Australian charity delivering community development projects in South Africa. What started with small donations of clothes, books and food quickly turned into sustainable vegetable gardens, sewing rooms, a community centre, creche, orphanage and housing. Five years on the local children of Windmill Park have their basic needs met and a thriving, sustainable community has emerged.
ONE VISION PRODUCTIONS HAS REACHED OVER 10,000 YOUTH ACROSS AUSTRALIA
SUPPORTING THE REJUVENATION OF A FIRST NATIONS VILLAGE IN AUSTRALIA
CELEBRATION OF SUSTAINABLE LIVING AT ENCOUNTER GLOBAL HQ
We are deeply humbled to be able to work with First Nation communities in Australia and around the world. It is our belief that understanding and respecting Indigenous Culture is not just a key, but most likely the key to the future.
Encounter Global headquarters and innovative community space in the Arts & Industry Estate of Byron Bay, Australia.
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