Meet Imam Maiyaki, our tree planting friend from Nigeria! Imam is a writer, a researcher, a passionate tree-planter, and also the founder of Farmtastic Farms!
Carmo is determined to reforest her humble piece of Portuguese land, and she dedicates all her efforts to the success of JMJ Lisboa 2023.
Francois heard about the GTI, he has planted numerous trees in Jeffreys Bay, a coastal surfing town in South Africa.
To date, they have planted more than 450,00 trees! These trees were dedicated to the chimps in the region who have no home, and are struggling to survive.
Matheus tells us that he, “Dedicates these trees to Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s long life and so that all people who are sick can be freed from their suffering.
Diana has offered a Bodhi tree to her Sanskrit teacher from Russia, as a celebration of his birthday.
Our dear friend Belinda Hui, tells us about the tree–planting activity happening on her beautiful island.
“Over the last few years, I felt that we need to protect nature from all the man-made issues. This also means that we can save ourselves from the climate change crisis we are facing.”
Löic and Isabelle have been kind donors to the GTI since the very beginning. Now, they are, also, planting and dedicating trees – together!
Mrs. Taralekar tells us that the Rotary Club Sunrise and NGO Gawali Pratisthan joined forces to plant 100 trees at the Zila Parishad School in Mumbai, India.
In celebration of International Youth Day (August 12), we bring you an inspiring tree-planting story from Zimbabwe! Our Zimbabwean coordinator, Jussa Kudherezera, tells us about their recent tree-planting activities with Zimbabwean youth.
“I planted this one, special tree for all the friendships I have. Thank you to my good friend, Carlos Fabrizio, for getting his hands in the dirt with me!”
A warm welcome to Cameroon, for becoming country number 56 to join us!
Hans and Rita Timpner, along with their cousin, Hubert, planted a lemon tree, in celebration of a special day!
Local women in India frequently visited Adai Hill as part of their morning walk routine. During these frequent visits to the hill, they felt that something was missing – trees!
In May 2022, Loïc planted three red maple trees in the area of Barbazan, France, and dedicated his trees to “our beautiful planet”.
After careful planning and fund-raising, the trees were purchased and finally planted on May 28! The planting took place at the Wish-Fulfilling Land, a project of the Chandrakirti Meditation Centre.
In celebration of World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, we share a story from our tree-planting friend in Mauritania.
Our three classes aged 3 to 9 years each planted a fruit tree that continues the development of a fruit orchard at Mandala for all children, families and the community to enjoy together.
The young women educated the youth on climate change, how to plant trees, and explained the 17 Sustainable Development Goals to them.