Malnutrition shouldn’t exist. But warmer temperatures and irregular rainfall often lead to insufficient yields. Planting trees on and around farms is one of the best and most sustainable ways of fighting hunger – and we’re not just talking about fruit trees. Trees create a cooler microclimate and provide shade, which protects crops in the dry season. They attract rain and restore nutrients to the soil. Smallholder farmers often end up producing more than their family needs, and can sell their surplus. In Senegal, our trees have increased people’s income by an average of 400% — and we had similar successes in Morocco, Nicaragua and Ethiopia! This additional income helps families cover essentials such as school fees and medical bills. Buy some trees to start this virtuous cycle!
- After you’ve completed your purchase, we’ll email you a beautiful (and printable) certificate that highlights your cause and the number of trees you bought. It makes a great gift!
Your payment will be added to our tree fund (parked at ethical banks GLS and Triodos) that will be used to plant trees in the near future.
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