In June 2023, Burkina Faso became country number 66 to join our global tree-planting community! Burkina Faso is a West-African country, lying in the Sahel belt region.
Raman is one of the active members of our community forum, and he has also planted many trees in the past. In this article, we want to tell our community more about Raman and his farm, Reikhi Farms.
Gardening can be quite a rewarding experience and it has proven benefits to one’s health (both physical and mental). Our global community has been dedicating some time to growing food and tending to small indoor gardens.
One of the heartfelt stories that reached us through this global challenge, comes from Equatorial Guinea, Africa. Sr. Manuela Benavides tells us about the activities that they carry out with the disabled children in Mikomiseng.
Mrinalini Nigde, one of our dedicated coordinators in India, tells us about a wooden plaque that was offered to the Dalai Lama.
In celebration of World Sustainable Gastronomy Day, we highlight the work of our community in India. They share their concept of food production as much more than a set of technics; instead, it is a way of looking at and understanding the environment.
In this article, we explore some of the factors contributing to desertification and drought, and our tree-planting partner in Mauritania, ANAD, shows us how they deal with some of these matters.
Congratulations to Dr. Koncha Pinos, the director of The Wellbeing Planet, for winning the 2023 Outstanding Inner Peace Prize at the Luxembourg Peace Prize Awards!
Having spent significant time together, the team retired from their GTI Portugal responsibilities. They are continuing their service in support of environmental and educational projects in Portugal.
In celebration of World Environment Day (June 5), we are happy to share the collective efforts of our global community.
THANK YOU for celebrating your birthday with us, Will Murdoch! We wholeheartedly appreciate the kindness of everyone who contributed to your birthday fundraiser.
John Batafor, our humanitarian friend from Lembata island, tells us about the projects he leads on his island and how he involves the local children to save the ocean.
Around 500 volunteers gathered to help take care of a public forest in Lisbon, Portugal. 3,700 Kg (8,157.10 Lbs) of non-organic litter was collected in one morning.
Emma is recovering well and she will be in rehabilitation in Southern France for the next month. During this time she will be offline.
Thanks to our community’s generosity, Ösel’s birthday fundraiser raised over 4,000 USD for the Global Tree Initiative!
In this two-part article, we will share the highlights of the four-day event, and re-live some exciting moments!
The first article will cover the first two days.
It is with great joy that we congratulate two of our Global Tree Initiative India community members for their recent success!
Our Poihere Te Natura group officially opened the “Tree of the Aorai de Tahiti” hiking trail!
On the 11th of May, Emma has a heart operation scheduled. After the heart operation, she will have to stay in the intensive care unit to recover.
Our Director, Hans Timpner, recently traveled through India. In India, he met many of our GTI India community members, and also planted many trees! Hans was happy to share some of his trip’s highlights.