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Community Carbon Trees- Costa RIca

Org #11586
Vetted since 2013 Top Ranked Site Visit Verified
2009
year founded
$197,288
raised on GlobalGiving
6
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

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #1515981042
Organization Information
80 meters southwest Platanillo School Platanillo de Perez Zeledon Costa Rica
Platanillo, Perez Zeledon 8000
Costa Rica
001 506 83453309

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #1515981042

Project Reports

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Jun 16, 2020
Planting Trees is Planting Hope
We are so proud of our Partners The Massai Center for Regenerative Pastoralism for handling the difficult situation in Kenya right now. So far, Covid 19 has not affected our African Tree friends but...
May 7, 2020
The rainy season has begun!
  The month of MAY rains bring lots of work for our treeplanters and nursery workers and we love it! Given that we work outside, at a distance, we have been able to continue working even with the...
Feb 20, 2020
Planting more Trees in Kenya
Our planting partners in Kenya continue to collaborate with us to reforest their pasture lands in order to regenerate their soils, food supplies and rain cycles. We are honroed to be able to continue...
 
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