Dr. Michael Shafer is the founder of Warm Heart Worldwide, an NGO he created together with his wife, Evelind Schecter, fully committed to helping others in need. They sold their possessions, left their prestigious careers in New Jersey and moved to Thailand to start Warm Heart to provide education, home to children, assistance to the elderly, and solutions to environmental issues.
On this episode, Dr. Shafer reveals one tangible solution to the Burning Season in Chiang Mai – the Biochar Solution. He discusses the steps on how to convert the deadly smoke to a product of many uses. He gives a better understanding on how the smoke in the Burning Season dangers not only the environment but the people as well. He explains how a small donation changes a life, a country, and probably the world.
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Episode 188 Show Notes
01:37 –The Burning Season
03:43 – Warm Heart Worldwide: Vision
07:42 – The dangers of the Burning Season smoke
10:35 – Inspiration behind the solution
12:05 – Dr. Shafer’s backstory
15:20 – How Warm Heart Worldwide came about?
20:43 – The Biochar Solution
25:31 – The making of the Biochar
37:35 – What to do with the Biochar products?
42:10 – Marketing of Biochar products
43:59 – The 5-year goal
45:15 – Biochar Uses & Benefits
55:05 – Impact on the world
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