Ferma is the co-founder and CEO of the largest eco-inspired virtual world for kids in North America, EcoBuddies (www.ecobuddies.com), and former eco-educator and social worker for children and parents. Using her unique skills as a social worker in the virtual world industry, Ferma has been central to the creation of EcoBuddies’ safe and educational online setting which has over 200,000 registered players. Ferma is passionate about engaging and inspiring elementary school-aged children to learn about endangered animals and the environment through interactive fun and play, as well as being a resource for families to learn about Internet Safety. Ferma is available to speak to a number of schools and children’s group each year about the environment and Internet Safety. Please email Ferma to check her availability for events at email@example.com.
Award-winning EcoBuddies (www.ecobuddies.com) is for parents and kids 6-13 years of age who need a child-safe online space that is fun and promotes a love of learning. EcoBuddies is the largest green children’s virtual world and is secure and safe to play for young children. Unlike other children’s virtual worlds, EcoBuddies engages and inspires kids to explore nature, science and their environment. EcoBuddies also provides children with creative online play, parties, and ever-changing storylines to ensure that children have a perfect balance of education and fun. EcoBuddies is based in Vancouver, BC and holds a number of events each year for elementary schools in BC.