GRA is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to bringing hope, joy and abundance in the Mara Region of Tanzania. By sharing ideas, volunteers and financial resources with local, community based organizations we seek to promote natural, holistic and sustainable solutions to the challenges of poverty, malnutrition and disease. The inspiration and leadership for our work comes from the communities we serve. We believe that empowering local communities to address pressing social, economic and environmental challenges according to their own vision and their own creative potential is the key to lasting solutions.
Watch GRA's award winning film!
From the Mara Soil, Directed by Steve Schrenzel
What if global hunger, poverty and disease could be solved with the natural and abundant resources already at our disposal? From the Mara Soil transports you to a community in rural Tanzania trying to answer this question with a novel approach to solving humanity’s greatest challenges with simple, natural and affordable solutions.
Hilton Worldwide LightStay Sustainability Award & Fund, 2012 Hilton Worldwide and Sundance Institute
Best Short Documentary Film , 2012 Peace on Earth Film Festival Chicago, IL
Best Sustainable Practices Film , 2011 Green Screen Environmental Film Festival Santa Monica, CA