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Plant It Forward Campaign

Posted in Plant it Forward

How many trees are there in your yard or on your block? You’ve probably noticed that even one new tree has the power to completely transform an environment. Now imagine 500 trees, growing and thriving in some of the poorest, most barren corners of the world. You can make that happen during our Plant it…
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How Many Legs Does Your Bank Account Have?

Posted in Honduras

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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2014 Plan of Action

Posted in Plan of Action, Press Releases, Trees for the Future News

March 5, 2014 Silver Spring, MD – Trees for the Future celebrates 25 years of tree planting based on the understanding that the health and welfare of the land is directly related to the health and welfare of the people. With nearly a third of the world’s population living in poor farming communities, and farming…
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