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Plant Your Future is selected to join the global network 1% for the Planet

9 Sep , 2021 Our News

Plant Your Future is selected to join the global network 1% for the Planet

Press Release: 09 September 2021 Plant Your Future, a charity dedicated to supporting smallholder farmers to move away from ‘slash and burn’ agriculture in the Peruvian Amazon, has been nominated by Grain Sustainability to receive financial support through the 1% for the Planet global network. 1% for the Planet represents nearly 6,000 businesses across 91 […]

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One Tree Planted and Plant Your Future partner to restore Amazon Rainforest

19 Aug , 2021 Our News

One Tree Planted and Plant Your Future partner to restore Amazon Rainforest

Press Release: 19 August 2021 Reforestation non-profit, One Tree Planted, and grassroots Amazonian tree-planting charity, Plant Your Future, are announcing a partnership to reforest 170 hectares of the Peruvian Amazon rainforest with 150,000 native tree species to be planted between November 2021 and May 2022. “We are delighted to have been selected as a new […]

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Treasurer Opportunity: Become a Trustee of Plant your Future

22 Apr , 2021 Our News

Treasurer Opportunity: Become a Trustee of Plant your Future

Can you help us expand and diversify the expertise of our Board of Trustees so that we can create a greater impact in restoring the rainforest and alleviating poverty? We have an opportunity for a treasurer with a strong background in accountancy. Our small charity, Plant your Future, is at an exciting period of growth […]

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New Trustee Opportunity: Experienced in PR or Fundraising

22 Apr , 2021 Our News

New Trustee Opportunity: Experienced in PR or Fundraising

Can you help us expand and diversify the expertise of Plant your Future’s Board of Trustees so that we can create a greater impact in restoring the rainforest and alleviating poverty? Our small charity, Plant your Future, is at an exciting period of growth and we are looking for new trustees to join our team […]

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Looking back on 2020: a significant year

12 Mar , 2021 Our News

Looking back on 2020: a significant year

Discover our round-up of activities to restore the Amazon rainforest in 2020 and exciting plans for 2021… Plant your Future has been running for over a decade and there have been plenty of highs and lows during that time. Of course, there have been challenges as we work tirelessly to reverse deforestation and alleviate poverty […]

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Action in the Amazon 2020

12 Mar , 2021 Our News

Action in the Amazon 2020

Discover how Plant your Future is restoring the rainforest with native trees to tackle climate change and biodiversity loss, while alleviating poverty and building community resilience at the same time… Between 2019 and 2020, our team worked tirelessly to plant an impressive 15,703 native trees across the Amazon. This has enabled us to restore 14.5 […]

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Building back stronger in the Amazon post-COVID

19 Aug , 2020 Our News

Building back stronger in the Amazon post-COVID

The impact of COVID-19 on the world has been unprecedented and the affect it has had on the lives of Plant Your Future’s subsistence farmers has been severe. Despite a military-enforced lockdown, the virus spread rapidly in the city of Iquitos in eastern Peru – home to the majority of our farmers and their families. […]

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Winners of our Rainforest in a Box competition announced!

26 May , 2020 Our News

Winners of our Rainforest in a Box competition announced!

In April 2020 we launched our first ever Rainforest in a Box competition and we were overwhelmed with so many wonderful creations from children and young people across the World. Thank you to everyone who entered! Our Judges — Luis Campos Baca (a Professor from the National University of the Peruvian Amazon) Jane Taylor (a Geography […]

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Poppy Lloyd, Combe CoE Primary School interviews Jenny

11 May , 2020 Our News

This week, Poppy Lloyd of the Combe CoE Primary School Green Club interviewed Jenny to find out more about climate change, Plant Your Future and the reasons why Jenny set the charity up. Using social distancing, the interview was filmed in an open air garage. You can watch the interview here! Great questions, Poppy!