During our team's most recent visit to Uganda to plant thousands of fruit trees with low-income families and small-holder farmers, we were happy to see so many of our previously planted trees producing bountiful harvests.
In particular, the jackfruit trees we saw were healthy, strong, and producing wonderfully abundant harvests. This is critical, as jackfruit trees in Uganda have been cut down in unprecedented numbers over recent years. This has led to a shortage of the once abundant fruit, which has a long history of providing affordable and healthy nutrition to families and especially children, who were often seen snacking on the fruit on their way home from school.
Our work to reforest the farmlands, schools, and town centers of Uganda with jackfruit trees is helping bring back this important crop. However, there is still a long way to go to bring the prices down and make the harvests accessible to more Ugandan families. Please consider donating to our work today to help us plant jackfruit and other important varieties whose fruit is so important to local families.
Webale nyo (thank you very much),
The FTPF Team
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