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New Ken Man Brings Aquaponics to Haiti

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review One goal of Give Hope Global is an aquaponics project to help make the orphanage self-sufficient. The first step is to build pools to raise tilapia. Then, the water from the fish pools in channeled into water gardens by way of a solar-power system. The water is recirculated back into the pools. Tom Roberts designed and built the sheds over the aquaponics tanks. The gardens will allow orphanage residents to grow vegetables in a series of areas 50 feet by 4 feet wide. “We built the first 12-foot-round pool in October,” Roberts says. When the operation

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