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Stake Your Claim in Sustainable Living at Hofi Diamant, Own a Piece of Aruban Paradise!

Hofi Diamant in San Nicolas, where eco-friendly living meets community spirit. Experience self-sufficient tiny homes designed for Aruba’s climate and enjoy renewable energy sources, waste management systems, and lush gardens. Join us in cultivating a sustainable future through Community Supported Agriculture initiatives, fostering community engagement and economic empowerment. Welcome to Hofi Diamant, where every day brings the opportunity to live in harmony with the environment.

Introducing Hofi Diamant Tiny House and Green Community

by Carib Housing

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San Nicolas, Aruba

Campaign Story

Envision living in an innovative Green Community that revolutionizes your lifestyle, offering the chance to not just inhabit a green paradise, but to claim a stake in it. This dream becomes a reality at Hofi Diamant in Aruba. Embraced by lush greenery and natural landscapes, with a steadfast commitment to preserving and enhancing the environment, Hofi Diamant invites you to join a community dedicated to sustainable living.

Meaning “Diamond Garden,” Hofi Diamant encourages residents to actively participate in eco-friendly practices. Living in Eco Homes equipped with solar panels and energy-efficient appliances fosters environmental stewardship and reduces carbon footprints. The community promotes a strong sense of belonging, with shared activities like community gardening enhancing connections among residents.

Living at Hofi Diamant promotes health and well-being, with access to fresh air, green spaces, and outdoor amenities inspiring physical activity and relaxation. Residents take pride in contributing to a more sustainable and resilient future.

Invest in Your Sustainable Future

Hofi Diamant developments in Aruba transcend conventional housing, embodying a commitment to eco-friendly living, climate resilience, and community diversity. Here, you’re not just buying a home – you’re investing in a vision for a better tomorrow.

Co-Own Your Vision

What sets Hofi Diamant apart is the opportunity for you to become a co-owner of this visionary project, empowering you to invest in sustainable living and community empowerment. Together, we can create a brighter, greener community for generations to come. Don’t miss out on this transformative opportunity. Invest in Hofi Diamant Green Community today and unlock a future of sustainable living and prosperity!

About Hofi Diamant

Hofi Diamant is more than just a residential development—it’s a visionary Green Community that redefines the way you live. Nestled amidst the natural beauty of Aruba, Hofi Diamant invites you to be part of a sustainable living experience where you not only inhabit a green paradise but also own a piece of it.

With a strong commitment to environmental preservation, Hofi Diamant encourages active participation in eco-friendly practices. Residents of the Eco Homes, equipped with solar panels and energy-efficient appliances, contribute to reducing carbon footprints and fostering environmental stewardship. The community fosters a sense of belonging through shared activities like community gardening, promoting connections among residents and a deeper connection to the land.

Living at Hofi Diamant isn’t just about sustainability—it’s about promoting health and well-being. Residents have access to fresh air, green spaces, and outdoor amenities that inspire physical activity and relaxation, fostering a holistic lifestyle.

Investing in Hofi Diamant means investing in a sustainable future. The development transcends traditional housing, embodying a commitment to eco-friendly living, climate resilience, and community diversity. By becoming a co-owner of this visionary project, you empower yourself to contribute to sustainable living and community empowerment, creating a brighter, greener future for generations to come.

Join us at Hofi Diamant Green Community and unlock a future of sustainable living and prosperity!

Why this initiative?

This initiative is driven by a shared vision of creating positive change and fostering sustainable living practices in the Caribbean region. With Hofi Diamant, we aim to address pressing environmental challenges while also promoting community well-being and resilience.

The need for sustainable development has never been more critical, particularly in light of global climate change and environmental degradation. By establishing Hofi Diamant as a Green Community, we provide a tangible solution that not only reduces carbon footprints but also promotes environmental stewardship and conservation.

Moreover, Hofi Diamant serves as a response to the growing demand for eco-friendly living options. With the rise of environmental awareness and a desire for healthier, more sustainable lifestyles, there is a clear need for developments like Hofi Diamant that prioritize green living practices and community engagement.

Ultimately, this initiative is driven by a commitment to creating a better future for both current and future generations. By investing in Hofi Diamant, individuals have the opportunity to contribute to positive environmental impact while also enjoying the benefits of sustainable living and community empowerment.

Our Vision

Our vision for Hofi Diamant is to create a thriving, sustainable community that serves as a model for eco-friendly living in the Caribbean. We envision Hofi Diamant as a place where residents live in harmony with nature, fostering a strong sense of community, connection, and well-being.

At Hofi Diamant, we aim to integrate sustainable living practices into every aspect of community life, from energy-efficient housing to organic gardening and waste management. Our vision is to create a self-sufficient community where residents can meet their needs while minimizing their environmental impact.

Furthermore, we aspire to inspire others to embrace sustainable living practices and replicate our model in other communities across the Caribbean and beyond. By demonstrating the feasibility and benefits of eco-friendly living, we hope to contribute to a more sustainable and resilient future for our planet. Hofi Diamant is not just a place to live; it’s a vision for a better tomorrow.

Project Overview

The project overview for Hofi Diamant encompasses several key phases aimed at creating a sustainable and eco-friendly community in San Nicolas, Aruba. Scheduled developments include property cleaning and landscaping gardening to transform the area into a lush and inviting environment.

Prepping of the property for renewable energies, water management, and waste management systems is also a crucial aspect of the project. This involves setting up infrastructure to support sustainable practices, such as solar panels for renewable energy, rainwater harvesting systems for water management, and waste treatment facilities for responsible waste disposal.

Additionally, the installation of Tiny Houses is a central feature of the project. Models such as the Eco Pod Aruba, Eco Z-One Aruba, and Eco Z-Two Aruba will be installed on the property to provide eco-friendly and energy-efficient housing options for residents. The property layout and Tiny House models can be viewed online through the Home Listing on the Carib Housing website. At Home Listing – Carib Housing or go to https://caribhousing.marlinyard.org/home-listing/

By integrating these components, Hofi Diamant aims to create a community that promotes sustainable living, environmental stewardship, and a high quality of life for its residents. Through careful planning and execution, the project seeks to set a new standard for eco-friendly development in the Caribbean region.

Construction & Services

Construction and services for Hofi Diamant entail several key components aimed at creating a sustainable and comfortable living environment for residents

Tiny House Construction: The construction phase involves building tiny houses that are designed to withstand the Aruban climate. These houses, including models like the Eco Pod Aruba, Eco Z-One Aruba, and Eco Z-Two Aruba, are compact yet spacious, ranging from 15m² to 44m² (161sq.ft – 473 sq.ft) in size. They are creatively designed to maximize space and light while incorporating eco-friendly features such as energy-efficient appliances and solar panels.

Renewable Energy Installation: As part of the sustainability efforts, renewable energy sources such as solar panels will be installed to power the tiny houses. These solar panels harness energy from the sun, providing residents with clean and sustainable electricity while reducing their carbon footprint.

Water Management Systems: To ensure efficient water usage and conservation, water management systems will be implemented. This may include rainwater harvesting systems to collect and store rainwater for irrigation and other non-potable uses, as well as efficient plumbing fixtures to minimize water wastage.

Waste Management Facilities: Waste management facilities will be set up to handle and process waste generated within the community. This may involve composting facilities for organic waste, recycling stations for recyclable materials, and proper disposal methods for non-recyclable waste, promoting responsible waste management practices.

Landscaping and Gardening: The premises will be landscaped and adorned with gardens to enhance the natural beauty of the surroundings. Landscaping efforts may include planting native vegetation, creating green spaces for relaxation and recreation, and implementing sustainable landscaping practices to conserve water and promote biodiversity.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA): A key aspect of Hofi Diamant is the integration of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) initiatives. Residents will have the opportunity to participate in community gardening activities, where they can grow and harvest fresh produce together. The harvested fruits and vegetables will be sold in the on-site shop, promoting local food production and community engagement.

Through these construction and service efforts, Hofi Diamant aims to create a vibrant, eco-friendly community where residents can enjoy sustainable living while fostering a strong sense of community and connection to the environment.

Reliable & Experienced Partners

Hoom Street

For the construction of hurricane, earthquake, and fire-resistant storage, as well as greenhouse structures, our design and construction partner, Hoom Street (www.hoomstreet.com), excels in alternative construction and possesses extensive knowledge of renewable energy source systems. Their innovative designs pave the way for sustainable and eco-friendly projects.

Carib Housing

Collaborating with Carib Housing (www.caribhousing.com), our supplier of alternative construction methods, ensures the realization of sustainable structures like Eco Homes, Tiny Houses, Tiny Villas, Eco Business Units, Geodesic Domes, and more. Carib Housing is a dedicated Green Community Agent in the Dutch Caribbean, specializing in project management and tenant management.

Stichting Marlin Yard

As a non-profit organization, this foundation is dedicated to reducing the ecological footprint. Their mission is to promote this project together with sustainability and self-reliance in the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Caribbean, and to assist  in making this project successful. They abide by the 4 x R motto “Reuse, Reduce, Recycle & Repurpose.” Their initiatives include building ecological and hurricane-resistant homes, establishing food security activities, and promoting circular entrepreneurship for community profit-sharing through crowd profit sharing. More info is at www.marlinyard.org.

United, these dependable collaborators play a pivotal role in effectively overseeing and promoting the project’s activities.

Want to work with us?

Hofi Diamant is open to working with more partners in expertise. If your organization resonates with our objectives, we encourage you to forge a connection with us. The greater the number of partners we collaborate with to realize our vision, the swifter we can forge a sustainable agricultural economy for Sint Maarten.

The SDG’s

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the Hofi Diamant project encompass various targets aimed at promoting sustainable living, environmental conservation, and community development. Some of the key SDGs relevant to this project include

SDG  3 – Good Health and Well-being:  Through access to fresh air, green spaces, and outdoor amenities, Hofi Diamant promotes physical activity, relaxation, and overall well-being among its residents, thereby supporting the goal of ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all ages.

SDG  4 – Quality Education: Hofi Diamant may facilitate educational opportunities related to sustainability, environmental conservation, and community engagement, supporting the goal of ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all.

SDG  6 – Clean Water and Sanitation: The project’s focus on water management systems and sustainable water use practices contributes to the goal of ensuring availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all, promoting water conservation and reducing water pollution.

SDG  7 – Affordable and Clean Energy: Hofi Diamant aims to utilize renewable energy sources such as solar panels to provide clean and sustainable electricity to its residents, contributing to the goal of ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all.

SDG  8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth: The development and operation of Hofi Diamant may generate employment opportunities, promote entrepreneurship, and contribute to local economic growth, aligning with the goal of promoting sustained, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all.

SDG  9 – Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure: By incorporating innovative technologies and sustainable infrastructure solutions, Hofi Diamant supports the goal of building resilient infrastructure, promoting inclusive and sustainable industrialization, and fostering innovation.

SDG  11 – Sustainable Cities and Communities: The project aligns with this goal by promoting sustainable urban development practices, including eco-friendly housing, green infrastructure, and community engagement initiatives that foster a sense of belonging and well-being among residents.

SDG  12 – Responsible Consumption and Production: Hofi Diamant encourages responsible consumption and production patterns through initiatives such as waste reduction, recycling, and community-supported agriculture, promoting sustainable lifestyles and minimizing environmental impact.

SDG  13 – Climate Action: By implementing renewable energy systems, sustainable building practices, and climate-resilient infrastructure, the project contributes to mitigating climate change and building resilience to its impacts, in line with the objectives of Goal 13.

SDG  15 – Life on Land: The landscaping efforts and community gardening initiatives at Hofi Diamant promote biodiversity, ecosystem restoration, and sustainable land use practices, supporting the conservation and sustainable management of terrestrial ecosystems.

SDG  16 – Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions: Through community-building initiatives, social cohesion activities, and inclusive governance structures, Hofi Diamant may contribute to fostering peaceful and inclusive societies, promoting access to justice for all, and building effective, accountable, and inclusive institutions at all levels.

SDG  17 – Partnerships for the Goals: The project emphasizes collaboration and partnerships with stakeholders such as local communities, NGOs, international organizations, and governmental agencies to achieve its sustainability objectives, aligning with the principles of SDG  17.

These SDGs highlight the multifaceted impact of the Hofi Diamant project, demonstrating its potential to address various dimensions of sustainable development and contribute to positive outcomes for both people and the planet. By addressing these SDGs, Hofi Diamant strives to contribute to the global agenda for sustainable development while creating a model for eco-friendly living and community empowerment in Aruba.

How You Can Contribute

There are several ways you can contribute to the success of the Hofi Diamant project:

Investment: Consider investing in the Hofi Diamant project to support its development and sustainability initiatives. Your investment can help fund the construction of eco-friendly tiny houses, implementation of renewable energy systems, and establishment of community infrastructure.

Participation: Get involved in the Hofi Diamant community by participating in planning meetings, volunteering for landscaping and gardening projects, or joining community events and activities. Your active involvement can contribute to the success and vibrancy of the green community.

Spread the Word: Help raise awareness about the Hofi Diamant project by sharing information with your network, both online and offline. Share project updates, testimonials, and success stories to inspire others to support sustainable living initiatives.

Advocacy: Advocate for sustainable development and environmental conservation in your community and beyond. Use your voice to promote policies and practices that support eco-friendly living and green initiatives like Hofi Diamant.

Education: Learn more about sustainable living practices and share your knowledge with others. Educate yourself about renewable energy, water conservation, waste management, and other eco-friendly solutions to contribute to a more sustainable future.

By taking these actions, you can play a valuable role in supporting the Hofi Diamant project and advancing the cause of sustainable living in your community and beyond.

For Larger Amount Impact Investing

For substantial impact investments beyond the predefined amounts, contact us directly. Your investment will be promptly converted into Eco Shares, offering benefits like profit sharing, reinvestment for savings, and perks such as discounts, courses, and facility access. These Eco Shares come with ROI estimates ranging from 1% to 9%, and a growth projection of 1% to over 3% within three years.

More info Eco Shares Program – Stichting Marlin Yard | https//www.marlinyard.org/eco-shares-program/

Call to action: Join us in shaping a sustainable future at Hofi Diamant!

Whether you’re an investor, a volunteer, or simply passionate about eco-friendly living, there’s a role for you in our green community. Take action today to be part of this transformative project and help create a brighter, greener tomorrow for all.

 

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**Seed-Level Backer** Adopt-a-Plant or Tree Program: As a backer you receive a personalized certificate for adopting a plant in the aquaponic or hydroponic garden or a Tree, along with regular updates on its growth. As an extra benefit, you’ll receive a portion of the profit from the sold yield. **Special Offer: Sustainable Stay at Hofi Diamant** Backers have the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a discounted stay at one of the Eco Homes at Hofi Diamant for 5 nights. Immerse yourself in a sustainable voluntourism experience, featuring eco-friendly lodging and agri-tourism activities. *Experience the Project Firsthand:* Participate in hands-on activities related to the project, including gardening workshops, cooking classes using locally grown produce, and community engagement initiatives. As our guest, you're invited to actively contribute to SDG projects while enjoying purposeful accommodations and a diverse menu at the onsite Community café. *Reserve Your Spot:* As we continue to develop Hofi Diamant, interested backers will be listed for future stays. Once accommodations become available, you'll be contacted to discuss your preferred dates and arrangements. To express your interest, please contact us at caribhousing@marlinyard.org and use the Booking Code: HD-CPS-0224

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**Sapling-Level Backer** CSA Membership Benefits a) Early Bird Membership 1. Aruba based backers who sign up early for membership, are offered special discounts. 2. If you're not in Aruba but have family or friends there, consider gifting them your early membership signup spot to avail of exclusive discounts. 3. If you don't have connections in Aruba, we can recommend institutions like elderly care homes, disabled care homes, and more, who would appreciate the opportunity to benefit from your early membership signup. **Special Offer: Sustainable Stay at Hofi Diamant** Backers have the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a discounted stay at one of the Eco Homes at Hofi Diamant for 5 nights. Immerse yourself in a sustainable voluntourism experience, featuring eco-friendly lodging and agri-tourism activities. *Experience the Project Firsthand:* Participate in hands-on activities related to the project, including gardening workshops, cooking classes using locally grown produce, and community engagement initiatives. As our guest, you're invited to actively contribute to SDG projects while enjoying purposeful accommodations and a diverse menu at the onsite Community café. *Reserve Your Spot:* As we continue to develop Hofi Diamant, interested backers will be listed for future stays. Once accommodations become available, you'll be contacted to discuss your preferred dates and arrangements. To express your interest, please contact us at caribhousing@marlinyard.org and use the Booking Code: HD-CPS-0224

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**Forest-Level Backer** Recognition and Status a) Contributor Wall Have your name or company logo be featured on our dedicated backers online page and physical wall of supporters. b) VIP Status During our organised events you are entitled to be seated at our VIP section. c) Contributor Spotlight You will be showcased in our newsletters, blog posts, and social media. **Special Offer: Sustainable Stay at Hofi Diamant** Backers have the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a discounted stay at one of the Eco Homes at Hofi Diamant for 5 nights. Immerse yourself in a sustainable voluntourism experience, featuring eco-friendly lodging and agri-tourism activities. *Experience the Project Firsthand:* Participate in hands-on activities related to the project, including gardening workshops, cooking classes using locally grown produce, and community engagement initiatives. As our guest, you're invited to actively contribute to SDG projects while enjoying purposeful accommodations and a diverse menu at the onsite Community café. *Reserve Your Spot:* As we continue to develop Hofi Diamant, interested backers will be listed for future stays. Once accommodations become available, you'll be contacted to discuss your preferred dates and arrangements. To express your interest, please contact us at caribhousing@marlinyard.org and use the Booking Code: HD-CPS-0224

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**Earth Guardian Backer** Farm Experience a) U-Pick Days You are invited to Hofi Diamant for special "U-Pick Days" where you can harvest your own choice of produce. b) Farm Tours Join guided tours to get a better understanding of the farming process, sustainable practices, and the overall farm environment. **Special Offer: Sustainable Stay at Hofi Diamant** Backers have the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a discounted stay at one of the Eco Homes at Hofi Diamant for 5 nights. Immerse yourself in a sustainable voluntourism experience, featuring eco-friendly lodging and agri-tourism activities. *Experience the Project Firsthand:* Participate in hands-on activities related to the project, including gardening workshops, cooking classes using locally grown produce, and community engagement initiatives. As our guest, you're invited to actively contribute to SDG projects while enjoying purposeful accommodations and a diverse menu at the onsite Community café. *Reserve Your Spot:* As we continue to develop Hofi Diamant, interested backers will be listed for future stays. Once accommodations become available, you'll be contacted to discuss your preferred dates and arrangements. To express your interest, please contact us at caribhousing@marlinyard.org and use the Booking Code: HD-CPS-0224

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**Eco Shares Entry Level 4 – Ambassador** Backers who choose this level are immediately enrolled in the Eco Sharing Program. Start with 4 Eco Shares: Join the Eco Shares saving scheme and witness your investment flourish over 3 years with yearly dividends. These Eco Shares boast ROI estimates ranging from 1% to 9%. For our committed backers, receive VIP invitations to on-site project visits, private consultations with our sustainability experts, and the opportunity to name a future project! Ambassadors are highly engaged individuals who play a significant role in promoting and representing the Eco Shares program. They may have additional responsibilities, such as organizing events or serving as community leaders. **Special Offer: Sustainable Stay at Hofi Diamant** Backers have the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a discounted stay at one of the Eco Homes at Hofi Diamant for 5 nights. Immerse yourself in a sustainable voluntourism experience, featuring eco-friendly lodging and agri-tourism activities. *Experience the Project Firsthand:* Participate in hands-on activities related to the project, including gardening workshops, cooking classes using locally grown produce, and community engagement initiatives. As our guest, you're invited to actively contribute to SDG projects while enjoying purposeful accommodations and a diverse menu at the onsite Community café. *Reserve Your Spot:* As we continue to develop Hofi Diamant, interested backers will be listed for future stays. Once accommodations become available, you'll be contacted to discuss your preferred dates and arrangements. To express your interest, please contact us at caribhousing@marlinyard.org and use the Booking Code: HD-CPS-0224

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**Eco Shares Entry Level 5 – Patron** Start with 5 Eco Shares: Join the Eco Shares saving scheme and witness your investment flourish over 3 years with yearly dividends. These Eco Shares boast ROI estimates ranging from 1% to 9%. As a distinguished Patron of the Eco Shares program, your substantial contribution comes with exclusive rewards and benefits, showcasing our deepest gratitude for your exceptional support. **Special Offer: Sustainable Stay at Hofi Diamant** Backers have the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a discounted stay at one of the Eco Homes at Hofi Diamant for 5 nights. Immerse yourself in a sustainable voluntourism experience, featuring eco-friendly lodging and agri-tourism activities. *Experience the Project Firsthand:* Participate in hands-on activities related to the project, including gardening workshops, cooking classes using locally grown produce, and community engagement initiatives. As our guest, you're invited to actively contribute to SDG projects while enjoying purposeful accommodations and a diverse menu at the onsite Community café. *Reserve Your Spot:* As we continue to develop Hofi Diamant, interested backers will be listed for future stays. Once accommodations become available, you'll be contacted to discuss your preferred dates and arrangements. To express your interest, please contact us at caribhousing@marlinyard.org and use the Booking Code: HD-CPS-0224

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