Author Archive | Jack Cunliffe

TREE AID Golf Day at The Bristol Golf Club

  The TREE AID golf day on Friday 15th September at the Bristol Golf Club Teeing off from 1.04pm / 2 Tee Start (1st & 10th) Arrival from 11.30am onwards. Evening Drinks Reception, Hog Roast & Entertainment – arrival from 6 pm     The Detail Venue:  The Bristol Golf Club Date: September 15th Arrival: […]

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Blue Diamond and the rose that could save a life…

On 3rd July 2017, TREE AID’s Chief Executive Officer John Moffett and Corporate Fundraising Team Mark Flower and Clare Hanley-Humphries attended The Royal Horticultural Society’s annual Flower Show at Hampton Court. We were invited as guests of our corporate partner Blue Diamond Group. With our best clothes on, we were ready for this most glamorous […]

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TREE AID appoints a new Chair of the Board of Trustees

TREE AID is delighted to announce the appointment of Shireen Chambers as Chair of our board of trustees.     As Executive Director of the Institute of Chartered Foresters, Shireen is a passionate forestry advocate in the UK. She has previously served on the boards of the Macaulay Land Use Research Institute, Forest Research, the […]

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A big thank you to our departing trustees

At our board meeting in July, TREE AID bade a fond farewell to three of our long-serving trustees, Sophie Churchill (chair), Hugh Arthur (treasurer) and Simon Toomer after six years of outstanding service. From everyone one at TREE AID, thank you for your time, your knowledge and your good judgment – we wish you the […]

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TREE AID meets Mali’s first lady

Director of West Africa Operations Georges Bazongo reports on TREE AID’s meeting with Mali’s first lady I had a meeting with the First Lady of Mali, Mrs Keita. TREE AID requested this meeting as we were wanted to confirm her commitment and support of the natural environment of Mali. I also wanted to discuss our work to protect the […]

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Stephen Tindale 1963 – 2017

Stephen Tindale Stephen was a valued trustee of TREE AID and we are deeply saddened to hear of his death. He was brave, thoughtful and skilful, a thinker and actor in the cause of a more sustainable world. There are many who will miss his rare combination of care for others with the courage to […]

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Growing a way out of poverty in Wof Washa, Ethiopia

Living in the misty mountains of Wof Washa Tadesse Gataneh and his wife outside their home Tadesse Gataneh lives high up on the dramatic slopes at the edge of Wof Washa Forest. At over 3000 metres above sea level, the appearance of the landscape can suddenly change when thick clouds roll in. Tadesse and his family […]

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How does a mum bring opportunity to the drylands of Ethiopia?

Tewabechi with her younger daughter Iyantu, who has ambitions to be a doctor. They stand outside their modest house in the arid drylands of Ethiopia Tewabechi’s husband abandoned her 10 years ago, shortly after she had given birth to their third child. Left destitute with no means of supporting herself and her young children, Tewabechi’s […]

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