Appropedia Foundation envisions a world where everyone, from DIY enthusiasts and engineers to educators, students, and community leaders, actively shares sustainable solutions and knowledge with the community through We imagine a future where open collaboration and exchanging ideas on environmental sustainability, poverty alleviation, and collaborative innovation become the foundation of global development efforts.


Every person carries the fire of experience within themselves. Imagine how bright the world would be if we all lit up the way! Contribute to Appropedia by sharing your original research, projects, current works, observations, and wisdom. 


Seeds cannot grow without soil: knowledge is not meant to be kept behind a screen! Spread the word about Appropedia to anyone that may benefit from its contents, or apply what you find helpful to solve the problems of your community. 

Our Team

Emilio Velis

Executive Director

Lonny Grafman

Founder and chairman of the board of directors

Kathy Nativi

Head of communications

Felipe Schenone

Web Developer

Paola Moreno

User Support Specialist

Irene Delgado

User Support Specialist

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