Empowering Rural Kenyans through Reforestation

 
$10,200
$0
Raised
Remaining

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Empowering Rural Kenyans through Reforestation

Empowering Rural Kenyans through Reforestation
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Empowering rural women

Empowering rural women
Rooted In Hope sources our seedlings from women-run nurseries in the local community, offering income opportunities and a source of livelihood for vulnerable women. (view small | med | large | orig)

Reforesting watersheds

Reforesting watersheds
Rooted In Hope plants trees in the Aberdare National Park, which serves as one of Kenya's main water towers, supplying over 2 million people with a source of water. (view small | med | large | orig)

Protecting wildlife

Protecting wildlife
Rooted In Hope helps to restore the natural habitats of several threatened species by planting trees in the Aberdare National Park. (view small | med | large | orig)

Supporting local businesses

Supporting local businesses
Rooted In Hope employs local workers to support our reforestation efforts, providing jobs and income opportunities for rural men and women. (view small | med | large | orig)

Engaging local students

Engaging local students
Rooted In Hope engages local students in our reforestation efforts through a field trip to the Aberdare National Park, where students assist in tree planting. (view small | med | large | orig)

Providing hope

Providing hope
Rooted In Hope creates opportunities for growth in rural Kenya, providing new hope to these rural communities. (view small | med | large | orig)

Spring planting is here!

Spring planting is here!
Photo from Progress Report 'Goal Reached & Programs Underway!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Students participate in tree-planting

Students participate in tree-planting
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Lead beekeeper, Miriam

Lead beekeeper, Miriam
Photo from Progress Report 'Goal Reached & Programs Underway!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Rooted In Hope

Morgan Hill, California, United States
http://www.rootedinhope.org

Project Leader

Katie Emick

Morgan Hill, California United States

Where is this project located?

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