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Give Fruit and a Greener Environment (South Sudan)

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Give Fruit and a Greener Environment (South Sudan)
Give Fruit and a Greener Environment (South Sudan)
Give Fruit and a Greener Environment (South Sudan)
Give Fruit and a Greener Environment (South Sudan)
Give Fruit and a Greener Environment (South Sudan)
Give Fruit and a Greener Environment (South Sudan)
Give Fruit and a Greener Environment (South Sudan)
Give Fruit and a Greener Environment (South Sudan)
Give Fruit and a Greener Environment (South Sudan)
Give Fruit and a Greener Environment (South Sudan)
Give Fruit and a Greener Environment (South Sudan)
Give Fruit and a Greener Environment (South Sudan)
Give Fruit and a Greener Environment (South Sudan)
Give Fruit and a Greener Environment (South Sudan)
Give Fruit and a Greener Environment (South Sudan)
Give Fruit and a Greener Environment (South Sudan)

Summary

Our Magwi County Tree Nurseries Project will replant forests that have been cut down, preserve existing trees, and provide nutritious fruits to combat malnutrition in children.

$22,000
total goal
$5,286
remaining
289
donors
0
monthly donors
8
years

Challenge

Forests are being cleared in Sudan at an alarming rate, creating one of the worst deforestation crises in the world. Deforestation is eroding soil, reducing agricultural productivity and biodiversity, making local climates drier, contributing to climate change worldwide, and fueling conflict over dwindling usable land. Meanwhile, nutritious food is scarce. Almost half of children suffer from malnutrition, and a third of children under five are stunted because of a long-term lack of food.

Solution

The project will fund equipment, seeds, training, and monitoring to set up 130 nurseries in 3 villages. Together, they will produce over a million seedlings per year. Local volunteers, largely women, will run them and sell the fruit for income.

Long-Term Impact

Restoring forests for future generations will slow local and global climate change, create sufficient wood for future needs, prevent soil erosion, and preserve biodiversity. Providing fresh fruit to children will help save them from malnutrition.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.ofiriha.org
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Organization Information

Hope Ofiriha

Location: Oslo, Norway - Norway
Website:
Project Leader:
William Ochieng
Executive director
Oslo, Oslo Norway
$16,714 raised of $22,000 goal
 
472 donations
$5,286 to go
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