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100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador

by Fruit Tree Planting Foundation
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100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador
100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador

Thank you to everyone who donated to 100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador this year! With your support, we planted over 4,000 fruit trees with cooperatives, schools, women’s groups, municipalities and families throughout La Paz, El Salvador.

Attached in our 2018 Annual Report, which highlights our program outputs for the year, as well as the fact that for the eighth year in a row 90 cents of every dollar was spent on our life-sustaining tree-planting programs. Please take a look, and consider contributing towards 100,000 Fruit Trees for El Salvador before the year ends!

Have a very fruitful holiday season and a happy New Year!


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2018 FTPF school orchard planting in El Salvador
2018 FTPF school orchard planting in El Salvador

Hola amigos de FTPF!

We are so grateful for your support of our program to bring 100,000 fruit trees to the people of El Salvador. Over the past six years, we have been able to establish a nursery to grow thousands of fruit trees and plant and distribute those trees to schools, farmers, and families all across the country.

While at the moment our team is busy planting trees in other parts of the world, we are actively planning for year seven in El Salvador in 2019. We will continue our work to alliviate hunger, poor nutrition, deforestation, and poverty through the planting of fruit trees in this small, amazing, yet struggling nation.

Muchisimas gracias for your belief that fruit trees can be the answer to so many of El Salvador's pressing issues, and putting your faith in the Fruit Tree Planting Foundation to bring this program to those Salvadorans who need it the most.

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Volunteer with FTPF in El Salvador this July!
Volunteer with FTPF in El Salvador this July!

Here we go again! The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation is returning for yet another year to continue one of our favorite programs in El Salvador--and we want your help!

We are inviting fellow tree-enthusiasts to join along with our staff and arborists to help plant and distribute thousands of fruit trees to families, students, and farmers throughout rural El Salvador. The project consists of two plantings per day over one week from July 1-7, 2018, with some downtime and scheduled trips to explore and experience the food, people, and culture of this small but beautiful country. For more information, email us at info@fptf.org or visit our website. All fees go directly towards funding this project and helping FTPF fight for a cleaner, safer, and healthier environment for all Salvadoran people.

If you can't join us, be sure to follow along on Facebook and Instagram to see daily updates from the field as we get down and dirty with our partners SHARE El Salvador and CONFRAS to bring the bounty of fruitful trees to those who need them most. And please also consider donating $20 TODAY towards our ongoing efforts in El Salvador!

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1 of 10 school orchards in Brazil to kick of 2018!
1 of 10 school orchards in Brazil to kick of 2018!

Ola friends,

We are writing from Brazil, where we kicked off the 2018 planting season with 2,500 fruit trees for families and students in Mococa, Sao Paolo!

Also in store this season are projects in Uganda, Arizona, El Salvador, Guatemala, New York City, Pittsburgh, Minnesota tribes, Miami, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Peru, and we will wrap up the year with our first school orchard donations on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Thank you for all your support, and we will keep sending you updates from the field as we continue putting happy, healthy new fruit trees in the ground.
(PS: check out the link below for a news clip featuring FTPF's work on Brazil television!)
Muito obrigada,

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To help celebrate the holidays, we are asking our friends and past donors to contribute towards our El Salvador project. We have an ever-growing list of cooperatives, farmers, families, and schools from an ever-increasing part of the country requesting fruit tree donations, and we need your help to meet this demand. We are entering the halfway mark to our 100,000 trees in 10-year goal, and it is critical that 2018 is a success!

 

For just $10/tree, you can give the holiday gift keeps on giving to Salvadoran families!

Thank you from all of us at the Fruit Tree Planting Foundation, and we wish you all a beautiful, bountiful holiday.
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Fruit Tree Planting Foundation

Location: Pittsburgh, PA - USA
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Project Leader:
Cem Akin
Executive Director
Pittsburgh, PA United States
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