What are EcoGardens?
EcoGardens are urban gardens built of recycled materials for the purpose of increasing nutrition among vulnerable communities. They are eco-conscious health havens for growth and learning.
Where are the EcoGardens?
The EcoGardens are located in Metro Manila, one of the most densely populated cities in the world. Most of the EcoGardens serve informal communities built along Manila's waterways.
Did you know...
Approximately 20-35% of Metro Manila's 13 million people live in an informal setting, with up to 80% working in an informal economy .
1 in 3 children under the age of five in the Philippines are undernourished .
The Pasig River in Manila contributes the 2nd highest amount of plastic waste of any other river in the world .
The Philippines is the world's top third contributor to the ocean's plastic waste 
Read more about the communities, Metro Manila, and the Philippines in our Resources section.