Chaya Leaves for Life: Plant Protein Power

A project in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe by MATTER

Status: Active

Help kickstart the development of Chaya plant products! A Zimbabwe Women's Cooperative Initiative.
Backers: 57
Average Daily Pledges: $216
Average Pledge Per Backer: $189

Funding: $10,799 of $50,000
Dates: Jun 4th -> Aug 3rd (60 days)
Project By: MATTER
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Latest News

TUNE IN: Live Update from Zimbabwe, Today at 9am CST!

July 16th - via:
TUNE IN: Today (July 16th) at 9 am CST, join the Chaya team in Zimbabwe for a live update on Chaya, and how it is helping the people of Zimbabwe! Feel free to come with questions!ZOOM LINK 👇 ID: 825 9610... (Read More)

TUNE IN: Chaya Team Call from Zimbabwe on Tuesday, July 16 at 9 am CST

July 11th - via:
TUNE IN: On Tuesday, July 16th at 9 am CST, join the Chaya team in Zimbabwe for an informative conversation about how Chaya is helping the people of Zimbabwe and how you can be part of this life-changing journey!ZOOM LINK... (Read More)

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Meet the Chaya Team in Zimbabwe via Zoom

July 10th - via:
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Meet the Chaya Team in Zimbabwe and get an update on the Chaya Kickstarter Campaign LIVE! on Zoom Tuesday, July 16th at 9 am CST.Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from the team, ask questions and learn how you can join this... (Read More)

A Global Vision for Chaya and Nutrition

July 2nd - via:
Zimbabwe is facing its worst drought in 40 years. With 80% of the country's crops destroyed and soaring childhood malnutrition rates, the situation is dire. According to the UN, up to 6 million people in Zimbabwe are at risk of hunger and food... (Read More)

Plant Protein Power: A Chaya Interview with the Experts!

June 27th - via:
What do the experts say about Chaya? Listen as Katie, from out team, interviews Dr. Mike Jeans in Zimbabwe and Jacob Ross in Chicago, both experts in health and nutrition performance, as they discuss the amazing benefits of Chaya to combat... (Read More)

Chaya Minute - Just how incredible is Chaya?

June 25th - via:
Just how incredible is Chaya? Watch as Chris and Noah extol the virtues of this super-nutritious plant that is combatting child malnutrition and food insecurity in Zimbabwe and will soon be driving economic development in communities across the... (Read More)

Meet the Cooperative Members!

June 20th - via:
“For love is to share everything to others.” Hear from one amazing woman growing Chaya in a farming co-op in Zimbabwe. Alongside other incredible women farmers, they are transforming their families' health and wellness through this super... (Read More)

Double Your Pledge - Help Unlock $5,000 Match!

June 18th - via:
Today is National Splurge Day! (Yes, it's a real thing.) Looking for a meaningful way to celebrate? We've got an incredible opportunity for you. Sandi Young, the visionary behind the Chaya Tree Project, has made a $5,000 matching pledge toward our... (Read More)

So how is Chaya going to be processed?

June 13th - via:
In the fall of 2023, the Chidobe Chaya Center near Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, opened to great excitement and expectant hope. This beautiful drying and processing facility aims to create economic opportunities for women's farming co-ops by enabling... (Read More)

What is Chaya?

June 10th - via:
A huge thank you to all the early backers! Let's dig into more about what Chaya is. As one of nature’s most nutritionally dense plants, Chaya is slowly gaining popularity outside its native home of Mexico where it’s known as The Chaya Tree or The... (Read More)

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