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Communications Career Opportunity!

Posted in Job Posting

May 30, 2014 Marketing and Communications Associate Position Description: Trees for the Future is seeking a communications professional with interest and/or experience in International development to work closely with our small U.S.-based management team to create and execute a communications strategy that generates significant growth in revenue and awareness. The Associate will be a part…
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We’re Hiring a Paid Summer Associate!

Posted in Job Posting

Marketing and Development Summer Associate Trees for the Future is seeking a Marketing and Development Associate with interest and/or experience in International development to work closely with our U.S. team to develop partnerships and generate awareness about our work to help developing communities plant out of poverty. TREES encourages a wide-range of interesting and challenging opportunities…
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How Many Legs Does Your Bank Account Have?

Posted in Op-ed

April 11, 2014 Silver Spring, MD – A cycle of poverty and environmental degradation stems from using animals as bank accounts in developing countries. According to the IRS, last year the average tax refund was $2,744. Surveys this year indicate that about 60% of us Americans plan to save our tax returns, but how? In a traditional low interest savings…
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Trees for the Future is on Amazon Smile!

Posted in Press Releases

March 27, 2014 Silver Spring, MD – Trees for the Future is now on Amazon Smile. When Amazon shoppers make a purchase using Amazon Smile, Amazon will donate .5% of the purchase price to a selected charity. Through March 31st, Amazon will make an extra $5 donation!   Trees for the Future

Water and Trees Need a Little Crazy

Posted in Africa, Our Results, Senegal

March 21, 2014 by John Leary, Trees for the Future Executive Director  Kaffrine, Senegal – “Danga dof,” a phrase in the Wolof language that Mariama Ndao heard countless times over two years as she pulled water from an 80 foot well and carried 10 gallon tubs on her head over the length of a football field…
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