Planting trees with families in Kenya OUR CO2 MENTOR WORKING WITH YOUTH TO MEASURE TREES Citizen Science Class with the Treenagers Good management equals  big trees

Community Carbon Trees- Costa RIca

Org #11586
Vetted since 2013 Top Ranked Site Visit Verified
2009
year founded
$220,550
raised on GlobalGiving
7
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

We create seed collection networks within rural communities and capacitate families including women and children to produce the tree saplings. We use sponsorship money to buy the saplings, transport them to participating family farm owned by a Costa Rican family. We pay workers to plant the trees and build protective fences. For 4 years afterwards, we return to chop grasses and maintain the trees until they reach safe height for survival. We return to each family farm once a year and prescribed times, we allow the family to harvest some lumber through the thinning process. The family can collect all fruits. Our plantings are highly diverse native species. We also engage in regular edu... read more

Projects (2)

Project Leaders
Jennifer Smith
Jennifer Smith
Team
Jennifer Smith, Casimiro Vargas, Cristian Mena, Erica Largen, Diana Saborio, Barbara Daitch, Dalmas Tiampati, Elena Vargas, Elpidio Cascante, Yessenia Cascante, Dunia Cascante
Organization Information
80 meters southwest Platanillo School Platanillo de Perez Zeledon Costa Rica
Platanillo, Perez Zeledon 8000
Costa Rica
001 506 83453309
Organization Information
80 meters southwest Platanillo School Platanillo de Perez Zeledon Costa Rica
Platanillo, Perez Zeledon 8000
Costa Rica
001 506 83453309

Project Reports

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Feb 10, 2021
Return to our African Tree friends
We remain hopeful to return to Kenya, the village of Enkutoto Nahala to reunite with our Maasai Tree friends. Meanwhile, it is dry season there, and the land is parched and thirsty. So are the trees...
Feb 8, 2021
We are growing HUGE Trees to Recycle CO2, O2 &H2O
Did you know that  Mother Nature provides us with amazing GREEN technology to absorb huge amounts of CO2 while producing O2 for breathing and clean water for drinking and healthy rain cycles?...
Dec 28, 2020
Chopping circles around the trees!
Here comes dry season and we are ready. The workers have been chopping circles around the trees! Its such a beautioful sight. And even more beautiful because 13 Costa Rican families have earned money...
 
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