We are so grateful Dalmas has healed from COVID Creative ways to protect trees from animals Healthy 2 year old baby trees 2 year old tree in Kenya Savannah

Community Carbon Trees- Costa RIca

Org #11586
Vetted since 2013 Top Ranked Site Visit Verified
2009
year founded
$264,673
raised on GlobalGiving
7
years fundraising
1
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

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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Jun 1, 2021
It's Tree Planting Season In Kenya
We have just sent more money to our collaborating partners in Kenya to plant more trees and continue to maintain trees planted since 2018.  Our leader in Kenya Dalmas has healed from Covid and is...
May 30, 2021
Hands on Education with Every Tree We Plant
Listening to the farmers and workers we collaborate with in our projects is crtitical to success. Sometimes we disagree and this gives us a valuable  opportunity to deepen trust while engaging in...
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...
 
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