The Oregon Conservancy Foundation (OCF) is a non-profit tax exempt foundation created in 1991 as the result of a settlement in a lawsuit against Pacific Power and Light for illegally charging Oregon ratepayers for abandoned nuclear power plants.  OCF promotes the public benefit by supporting community development, environmental protection, reverence for life, and human rights. OCF encourages the use of renewable energy resources and conservation applications.  The choices we make today are tomorrow’s path to the future.

And the cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
    – Henry David Thoreau

OCF Announces Fundraising Goal

The Oregon Conservancy Foundation is currently raising money for our Africa Project. This project has been in existence since 1995. One of our earlier efforts for this project involved the training of Lukas Kariongi, of Larmatak Lor-Konerei (a Masai human rights organization located in Tanzania) as a renewable energy technician. Lukas, a wonderful kind and modest human being, completed this training at Solar Energy International in Carbondale, Colorado, and presently is the director of his organization's Solar Energy Project. We are hoping to provide Lukas and Larmatak Lor-Konerei with two solar powered vaccine refrigerators, startup funds for equipment for a solar/LED lighting business for rural local Masailand residents, assistance in developing a renewable energy workshop taught by Africans for Africans, and assistance in developing a wind-water pumping system that will provide water for two Masai Villages (approximately 5000 people).  The total estimated cost is $46,100.


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