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

Nominate Your Neighbor 2021

Stories from the DEG We are proud to announce that our beloved Nancy Waidtlow, founder of the Dakota EcoGarden, has been awarded the distinguished Mr. Rodgers Good Neighbor award for her efforts in helping end homelessness in Fresno, CA. Valley PBS…

“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…

Nominate Your Neighbor 2021

Stories from the DEG We are proud to announce that our beloved Nancy Waidtlow, founder of the Dakota EcoGarden, has been awarded the distinguished Mr. Rodgers Good Neighbor award for her efforts in helping end homelessness in Fresno, CA. Valley PBS…

Learn More

“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….

Learn More

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…

Learn More