Volcanic Earth’s mission to enhance the skin health and well-being of people around the world extends well beyond our products. Vanuatu is classified as an LDC (Least Developing Country) and many indigenous Ni Vanuatu in need, particularly families in the remote, outer islands and young people, are getting relief, thanks to your generosity.
How? Your purchase of Volcanic Earth’s natural skin care products helps create livelihood opportunities for many locals connected to the operation of our Coconut Oil and Skin Care factory. Together we can work towards relieving poverty and suffering in what is otherwise largely a “Custom Economy” (barter system).
In the last ten years, Volcanic Earth, its distributors and most importantly, its customers have made a positive contribution to the alleviation of poverty in Vanuatu for those in need.
In association with the Australian Government AusAid Department, via its innovative, Enterprise Challenge Fund, Volcanic Earth managed to create employment and livelihood opportunities for more than 1500 Ni Vanuatu and these benefits continue through to the present day.
Located in the beautiful South Pacific, Vanuatu (formerly known as the New Hebrides) straddles what is known as the “Pacific Ring Of Fire”. This small island nation of 83 separate islands issituated between Fiji and New Caledonia (about 1,400 miles east of north-eastern Australia) and boasts the most accessible active volcano on our planet (Mt. Yasur on the outer island of Tanna).
Vanuatu is also known for its natural waterways, sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. This untouched paradise is virtually free of pollution, pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers or insecticides. Crops are grown organically and flourish here in the rich volcanic soils and high rainfalls without the need for chemicals.
It is through its involvement in Vanuatu trade and the opening up global markets for its unique products that Volcanic Earth seeks to be a significant employer for Ni Vanuatu inhabitants but in a way that allows its people to continue to live in happiness and harmony with the beautiful natural (unspoiled) environment and stay in touch with ancient earth.