At Village Builders we are about finding practical solutions to help people heal and grow nurturing social connections.
A project started by two friends - Simone and Adam - who are deeply concerned about the growing number of people experiencing loneliness and social isolation, and the impacts on the health and wellbeing of society as a whole.
Within the next 6 months we aim to
To empathize with and more deeply understand people’s needs and barriers around building friendships and social connections through conducting in-depth conversations.
Collect first hand stories from people who are experienced at building communities that are centering care and belonging. We are learning from indigenous and modern, place-based, in-person and virtual communities.
Describe widely applicable village building practices and conditions to build and nurture meaningful social connections.
We envision creating a social enterprise offering products and services that support individuals and communities to heal, learn and take action towards building, nurturing and renewing their real life social connections.