Planting 15000 trees in Madagascar

by Zahana
Vetted
Dec 21, 2012

A quick update via cell or mobile phone

Our master gardener Jean
Our master gardener Jean

The wonders of modern technology let us get updates from the village via text or SMS. A great innovation in a village with no access to postal service. (Slightly edited, as it was translated into English):

November 2012 report:

Fiadanana and Fiarenana: both gardeners getting ready for Zahana’s tree planting campaign in December. In Fiarenana the focus will be especially on fruit trees, in the village of Fiadanana they opted for eucalyptus. A total of some 1,000 babytrees should be planted starting in December.

Fiarenana: the school garden is ready to harvest: cucumbers, leafy greens and corn. They are also busy with the preparations for the Christmas celebration. In Fiadanana recently 64 new baby trees were transplanted.

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Zahana

Location: Antananarivo, Capital - Madagascar
Website: http:/​/​zahana.org
Project Leader:
Markus Faigle
Volunteer
Honolulu, HI United States

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