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Reversing Deforestation and Global Warming

by Develop Africa, Inc.
Reversing Deforestation and Global Warming
Reversing Deforestation and Global Warming
Reversing Deforestation and Global Warming
Reversing Deforestation and Global Warming
Reversing Deforestation and Global Warming
Reversing Deforestation and Global Warming
Reversing Deforestation and Global Warming
Reversing Deforestation and Global Warming
Reversing Deforestation and Global Warming
Reversing Deforestation and Global Warming
Seedlings Growing
Seedlings Growing

Hi Project Supporters,

April 22 is Earth Day. We are excited to share that in honor of Earth Day GlobalGiving is matching donations up to $500 at 50% (while funds last during the GlobalGiving Climate Action Fund campaign) through April 24th.

The 13th Sustainable Development Goal is to take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.  In Sierra Leone, the serious and accelerating rate of deforestation is not only threatening biodiversity and ecosystem balance in the country but is also contributing to global climate change. In Freetown, the run-off water from the surrounding hills results in flooding and loss of property each year.

By restoring vegetation and the forest, we are helping to combat global warming and helping to reduce runoff water from the hills. The trees will help to reduce landslides and rockslides that have resulted in the loss of life. Reforestation is essential for the overall health and quality of life in the community. 

We are helping to address deforestation by planting trees, in the hills above Freetown, and also in the peninsular area.

Your support is helping purchase seedlings, cover the cost of staffing and other tree-planting expenses. As more trees are planted, the risk of life and property due to flooding decreases.

While reforestation in Sierra Leone will continue to be a long-term endeavor due to the extent of the deforestation, it is necessary.  

Your on-going support is much appreciated as we continue to follow the steps recommended by the local Environmental Protection Agency.   We encourage you to consider starting a monthly recurring donation here.  Even a few dollars a month will go a long way.  Please also share this with your contacts and invite them to consider supporting this ongoing project.   

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org.

With great appreciation,
Amy & The Develop Africa Team

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Current photo- March 2020
Current photo- March 2020

Dear Project Supporters,

Your ongoing support is helping reverse deforestation in Freetown, Sierra Leone.  The photo above was taken just this morning on Bathurst Highway.  The photo below was taken in June of 2018 when the seedlings were planted.  Based on the two photos you can see the great improvement in the growth of the trees. 

By restoring vegetation and trees, we are helping to combat global warming and helping to reduce runoff water from the hills. The trees will help to reduce landslides and rockslides that have resulted in the loss of life. Reforestation is essential for the overall health and quality of life in the community.  

Your support is much appreciated as we continue to follow the steps recommended by the local Environmental Protection Agency for reforestation. Going forward, we are looking at the possibility of starting a new tree planting project somewhere along the peninsular highway.   We encourage you to consider starting a monthly recurring donation here to help continue this reforestation project.  Even a few dollars a month will go a long way.  Please also share this with your contacts and invite them to consider supporting this ongoing project.   

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org.

 

With great appreciation, 

Amy & The Develop Africa Team

Seedlings being planted in June 2018
Seedlings being planted in June 2018

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Dear Project Supporters,

We are excited that the seedlings planted over the summer are continuing to grow.  These seedlings while still not very big, are the start of reforestation, which is crucial in Sierra Leone.  Your ongoing support is helping reverse deforestation in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

By restoring vegetation and the forest, we are helping to combat global warming and helping to reduce runoff water from the hills. The trees will help to reduce landslides and rockslides that have resulted in the loss of life. Reforestation is essential for the overall health and quality of life in the community.  

Your support is much appreciated as we continue to follow the steps recommended by the local Environmental Protection Agency for reforestation.   We encourage you to consider starting a monthly recurring donation here.  Even a few dollars a month will go a long way.  Please also share this with your contacts and invite them to consider supporting this ongoing project.   

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org.

 

With great appreciation, 

Amy & The Develop Africa Team

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Dear Project Supporters,

In Sierra Leone, there is deforestation taking place across the country making the community prone to disasters.  Heavy rain has led to several unfortunate mudslides in the country.   

Your ongoing support is helping reverse deforestation in Freetown, Sierra Leone. By restoring vegetation and the forest, we are helping to combat global warming and helping to reduce runoff water from the hills. The trees will help to reduce landslides and rockslides that have resulted in the loss of life. Reforestation is essential for the overall health and quality of life in the community.  

On the 4th of October 2019,  photos were taken of the trees planted at the Grafton Highway (Bathurst village), to see the progress of the project. In the photos, one can see that the trees are growing well, although this project might take years to be fully effective, but along the way, it would reduce the consequences of the climate crisis; protecting soil from erosion, and reducing the risk of flooding. 

 Your on-going support is much appreciated as we continue to follow the steps recommended by the local Environmental Protection Agency for reforestation.   We encourage you to consider starting a monthly recurring donation here.  Even a few dollars a month will go a long way.  Please also share this with your contacts and invite them to consider supporting this ongoing project.   

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org.

 

With great appreciation, 

Amy & The Develop Africa Team

Seedlings are growing
Seedlings are growing

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Dear Project Supporters,

The 13th Sustainable Development Goal is to take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.  In Sierra Leone, the serious and accelerating rate of deforestation is not only threatening biodiversity and ecosystem balance in the country but is also contributing to global climate change. In Freetown, the run-off water from the surrounding hills results in flooding and loss of property each year.

Your ongoing support is helping reverse deforestation in Freetown, Sierra Leone.  With your support, we have taken an active role in reversing deforestation by planting over 200 seedlings in Freetown, Sierra Leone in the past two years. By restoring vegetation and the forest, we are helping to combat global warming and helping to reduce runoff water from the hills. The trees will help to reduce landslides and rockslides that have resulted in the loss of life. Reforestation is essential for the overall health and quality of life in the community. 

While reforestation in Sierra Leone will continue to be a long-term endeavor due to the extent of the deforestation, it is necessary.  Your on-going support is much appreciated as we continue to follow the steps recommended by the local Environmental Protection Agency.   We encourage you to consider starting a monthly recurring donation here.  Even a few dollars a month will go a long way.  Please also share this with your contacts and invite them to consider supporting this ongoing project.   

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org.

 

With great appreciation,

Amy & The Develop Africa Team

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Develop Africa, Inc.

Location: Johnson City, Tennessee - USA
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Project Leader:
Sylvester Renner
President, Develop Africa
Johnson City, Tennessee United States

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