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Community Carbon Trees- Costa RIca

Org #11586
Vetted since 2013 Site Visit Verified
2009
year founded
$110,701
raised on GlobalGiving
4
years fundraising
0
projects funded

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 (1)

Project Leaders
Jennifer Smith
Jennifer Smith
Team
Luis Arias, Jennifer Smith, Casimiro Vargas, Cristian Mena, Jessica Manley, Erica Largen, Kahlil Calavas, Barbara Daitch
Organization Information
http://communitycarbontrees-costarica.com
Facebook Page
80 meters southwest Platanillo School Platanillo de Perez Zeledon Costa Rica
Platanillo, Perez Zeledon 8000
Costa Rica
001 506 83453309

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 1515981042
Organization Information
http://communitycarbontrees-costarica.com
Facebook Page
80 meters southwest Platanillo School Platanillo de Perez Zeledon Costa Rica
Platanillo, Perez Zeledon 8000
Costa Rica
001 506 83453309

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 1515981042

Project Reports

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