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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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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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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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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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Growing Hope: Sustainable development in the drylands of Africa

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, 17 June 2017 “Our Land. Our home. Our Future” As we mark World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought it is important to remember that life can be tough for the 325million people that live in the drylands of Africa, where people rely heavily on natural resources through Continue Reading

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Growing a way out of poverty in Wof Washa, Ethiopia

Living in the misty mountains of Wof Washa 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 have struggled to make ends meet for many Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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I love trees because…

TREE AID at the Festival of Nature This weekend, TREE AID went to Bristol’s Festival of Nature. It was such an amazing place to be and the atmosphere was wonderful. It was fantastic to see so many organisations working to protect our beautiful planet. One of the best things about the festival was the people Continue Reading

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How does a mum bring opportunity to the 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 prospects were bleak. In Dugda, where she lives in Ethiopia, most people are extremely poor. There were few opportunities by which she could support her 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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