Mission

The Eco Village Project of Fresno provides safe and dignified living spaces in an environmentally sustainable manner, giving each resident the educational, emotional and physical tools, caring support and training to escape the cycle of homelessness. Key Benefits A green…

Vision

Eco Village Concept The Eco Village Project of Fresno provides a holistic, individual housing alternative for the homeless.  It’s a supportive pathway, in an eco-friendly environment, to a meaningful and self-sufficient life. Eco Village Illustrations by Architects Arthur Dyson ,…

Team

All board members of the Eco Village Project of Fresno are unpaid volunteers and longtime homeless advocates. Architect Arthur Dyson – President A native Californian, Arthur Dyson discovered early in life that his attraction to architecture didn’t come from what…

Blog

“I Give Up” – Brittani’s Story

Stories from the DEG “I give up.”  This is what I said when I realized I had spent an entire year looking for a job with no success.  It was also a year after my kids’ father had overdosed on heroin….

Barbara’s Story

Stories from the DEG I was born and raised in Fresno, CA.  My dad was Irish and my mom Italian.  I have two brothers and two sisters.  My dad used to be a security guard and my mom was a stay-at-home…

Game Changer Contest

Stories from the DEG I’m happy to announce that the Dakota EcoGarden will be receiving $5000 in cash after winning an UPROXX contest that I entered in Nancy Waidtlow’s honor.  Nancy is the owner & founder of the Dakota EcoGarden, an eco-friendly residence that helps the…

“I Give Up” – Brittani’s Story

Stories from the DEG “I give up.”  This is what I said when I realized I had spent an entire year looking for a job with no success.  It was also a year after my kids’ father had overdosed on heroin….

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Barbara’s Story

Stories from the DEG I was born and raised in Fresno, CA.  My dad was Irish and my mom Italian.  I have two brothers and two sisters.  My dad used to be a security guard and my mom was a stay-at-home…

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Game Changer Contest

Stories from the DEG I’m happy to announce that the Dakota EcoGarden will be receiving $5000 in cash after winning an UPROXX contest that I entered in Nancy Waidtlow’s honor.  Nancy is the owner & founder of the Dakota EcoGarden, an eco-friendly residence that helps the…

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