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The Otesha Project

Youth-Led Charity

The Otesha Project is youth led charity that mobilizes and empowers people of all ages to build a more sustainable and just world through our everyday actions, lifestyle choices, consumption habits, and community engagement. Each year The Otesha Project organizes teams of volunteers to cycle sections of the country, exploring issues ranging from Aboriginal justice to food security, and delivering Otesha’s award-winning brand of environmental education in schools.
5 Ways to Feed Your Inner Locavore This

5 Ways to Feed Your Inner Locavore This Summer

People are more aware of their environmental impact and conscientious about their meals. The question "what's for dinner?" no longer suffices. Local foodies also want to know where that dinner came from, how it was grown and who did the growing. Here are a few reasons why buying local matters.
06/24/2015 06:07 EDT
How Young People Are Using Social Intraprenurship to Change Their

How Young People Are Using Social Intraprenurship to Change Their World

In an economy in which employment is increasingly scarce, Canadian youth need hard and soft skills to create their own opportunities. The Otesha Project, the youth-led non-profit where I work, combines experiential learning and bicycle tours to foster personal and professional development.
03/24/2013 12:52 EDT