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Growing tree enterprises

Trees offer wonderful opportunities for people living in poverty to earn a steady income, and to do it sustainably. Trees can provide fruits, nuts, oils, butters, fibres, traditional medicines and nutritious foods.   Thanks to years of expertise and local experience, TREE AID knows how to help people plant the seeds of an enterprise and Continue Reading

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UPDATE Autumn 2017

Read the Autumn 2017 issue of Update In this issue: Read all about our new project in Mali, including our aims to restore the Duwa and Sutebwo forests and increase the income of rural families. We recently celebrated turning 30 with some of our amazing supporters. Take a look inside our anniversary event held in Bristol earlier this summer. Get to know Alexis, Charles and Rashida who attended a 10-week training course on agriculture and horticulture in Continue Reading

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Our Chair, Shireen, updates us from Burkina Faso

Last week, Shireen Chambers, TREE AID’s Chair of the Board of Trustees, visited our team and projects in Burkina Faso for the first time. Shireen is the Executive Director of the Institute of Chartered Foresters and is a passionate forestry advocate. Here, she shares with us her experience in Burkina… My first visit to west Continue Reading

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Recipe: Maasa “pancakes” from West Africa

If you’re looking for an alternative pancake recipe, Maasa are a sweet treat, commonly found served hot and fresh on the roadsides in Mali, West Africa. Made with healthy rice flour and millet flour – the two most common grains in the region – and egg-free, they’re somewhere between a pancake and a donut. Crispy Continue Reading

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Ethiopia update: Celebrating farmers protecting trees

Cheru, our country manager in Ethiopia, recently attended events to celebrate the role of trees in farming and protecting the environment. The Farmer Forest Days, part of our natural resource conservation and livelihoods project in the Dugda-Meki region of Oromia state, rewards farmers that have done particularly well in engaging in activities that promote trees Continue Reading

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Strengthening Forest Management in Mali

TREE AID working in partnership with The Darwin Initiative With the support of the Darwin Initiative, TREE AID has began a new and exciting project in the Segou region of Mali. Darwin Initiative and TREE AID have already collaborated in other African regions, and this project, named Strengthening Forest Management in Mali, will focus on Continue Reading

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TREE AID launches Grow Hope appeal

Will you support our appeal and help mothers like Kazengo feed their families? In the drylands of Africa women like Kazengo face some of the toughest conditions on earth. Resources are scarce, the land is dry and opportunities to earn a living are few. Children often go hungry and they need your help today. Right now, Continue Reading

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International Women’s Day: celebrating women in business

On International Women’s Day 2018, Thursday 8 March, TREE AID is hosting a free event in Bristol to celebrate women in business. The Women in Business Networking Event is a chance for women in business to come together, make new contacts, discover new business inspiration and celebrate the successes of local businesswomen. On a day Continue Reading

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Fushi’s shea butter sales to support TREE AID’s Women’s Enterprise Projects

TREE AID are delighted to announce that our dedicated partner, Ethical Health and Beauty Brand Fushi Wellbeing has relaunched one of their most popular products, their Organic Virgin Shea Butter and a percentage of their sales are being donated to TREE AID. Fushi have been a generous supporter of TREE AID for the last four Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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School resources, posters, videos and presentations (KS 2, 3 and 2) to bring the African drylands to your classroom and fundraise for TREE AID

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