TED Challenge: Defuse, Heal & Grow. Partnership project with PeaceTrees Vietnam

To fund a demining team clearing land for a new village on land currently contaminated with unexploded bombs.
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$4,835USD
raised of $75,000 goal
6%
0 time left
This campaign started on Mar 01 and closed on May 06, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on May 6, 2013
Select a Perk
  • $15USD
    A garden plot in your name

    $15 clears 300 sq feet of land for a garden that can safely and nutritiously feed a family living in Quang Tri.

    0 out of 180 claimed

  • $35USD
    Tree planted in your name

    PeaceTrees Vietnam will plant a tree on reclaimed land with your name, or the name of someone you love, written on leaf paper.

    2 claimed

  • $50USD
    Gift from child

    You will receive a hand-made piece of art by a child learning the dangers of unexploded weapons.

    Estimated delivery: June 2013

    0 out of 300 claimed

  • $500USD
    Hand-embroidered art.

    Hand embroidery is a 700-year-old tradition, and women embroider pillowcases, curtains, tablecloths, and beautiful wall-art with delicate and intricate patters and scenes from daily life in Vietnam.

    Estimated delivery: June 2013

    1 out of 50 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Unique jade bracelet

    Traditional bracelet made from the precious stone jade. Each bracelet is unique and made from real jade

    Estimated delivery: June 2013

    0 out of 50 claimed

  • $2,500USD
    Artisan crafts

    Authentic, hand-made craft by an Pa-Ko or Van Kieu ethnic artisan. Each gift is unique and can range from a tapestry, to a purse/bag, to a figurine. This perk also includes the jade bracelet and the hand-made gift from a child.

    Estimated delivery: June 2013

    0 out of 25 claimed

  • $10,000USD
    Two-week trip to Vietnam.

    This is the opportunity of a lifetime to visit the country and experience the mystery and wonder of ancient cities, bustling open-air markets, beautiful bays and beaches, small villages and rice paddies, and the chance to visit the programs of PeaceTrees Vietnam. You will have an experienced and bilingual PeaceTrees staff guide throughout the trip, as well as an opportunity to interact with the local population and plant trees together.

    0 out of 5 claimed

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