Today is Giving Tuesday, let’s GiveBack2020 and plant trees in the Amazon rainforest to tackle climate change and alleviate poverty
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. […]
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 […]
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!
Plant Your Future has launched its first ever emergency appeal as part of #GivingTuesdayNow — a global day of unity on May 5th in response to Coronavirus. Peru is in complete lockdown, strictly enforced by the military, for our farmers, this means no income and no food. With no savings, families live day-to-day, and have no […]
Not-for-profit organisation Plant Your Future launches craft competition to help keep children busy during COVID-19 lockdown Plant Your Future launches ‘Rainforest in a Box’ competition Not-for-profit organisation Plant Your Future launches competition to help keep children busy during COVID-19 lockdown Tuesday, 14th April 2020 – Plant Your Future, the Registered Charity that works with subsistence farmers to restore […]
Plant Your Future are looking to recruit our first ever Fundraising Manager to help us scale our work in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest. We want to see agroforestry scaled up across the Amazon Rainforest because we know it can help change lives and effectively battle climate change, ensuring a better planet for us all. But […]
Head to i-news to read Jenny’s Opinion and find out why smallholder farmers are the answer to scaling up tree planting across the globe, and why a newly planted tree in the tropics will be much more effective in tackling climate change than its equivalent planted here in the UK. Read more on the i-news […]
Read Harrison Jones’ article on the Oxford Mail website to read Jenny’s response to the news that we need to plant more trees and how we need to look beyond the UK to warmer-climes where quicker gains can be made.
Last week the news that tree planting was the most effective way to tackle climate change, became big news. Check out Damian Carrington’s article in The Guardian, Matt McGrath’s article on BBC website, and Chiara Giordano’s article in The Independent just as starters. As a charity that plants trees, we’re excited and pleased that awareness […]