Our ‘Clear the Air & Reforest the Planet’ Tour

A Kenyan giraffe eating from a lone tree

Our global weather is changing and becoming more extreme: that’s a fact. Do a little bit of independent research on the Internet and you’ll see that our planet is on track for yet another year of unusual extreme weather events, many of which will claim new records in the history books. The World Meteorological Organization […]

A Reforestation & Conservation Conversation

Event: save the date poster

Now that took some saying! We are delighted to give you a heads up on a fabulous event taking place on 12th November at The Big Cat Sanctuary in Smarden near Ashford, Kent. Our forestry expert and Trustee, Ru Hartwell, will be giving a joint presentation with Giles Clark, MD of The Big Cat Sanctuary, […]

Our 100% Organic Cotton Range: the ethical facts

Label in the Word Forest's organic range

Our Sapling Collection of 100% super-soft organic cotton clothing, has a very special place in our heart for so many reasons. Firstly, for every single garment purchased, we will plant a tree in our Word Forest in Kenya. Secondly, you can put them on the minute you rip them out of their packaging because they’re […]

Launching Our Exclusive Range of Organic Clothes: planting a tree for every purchase!

Sapling Collection Poster

We are absolutely delighted to launch the first of our gorgeous summer range of 100% organic cotton clothes. Take a peek at first two items, a  super-cute babygrow and a mens/unisex T-shirt, both with eye-catching designs that show our passion for the planet and when they’re worn, they’ll express your love for it too. It’ll be […]

Volunteer Blood Needed

Logo for Do It Org

Not literally you understand but as we are still in the very early days of our charity, it would really give us a good leg up if we had a bit of volunteer energy in our pot. I’ve posted a request for a Volunteer Administrator & Fundraising Assistant on Do It Org, the UK’s national volunteering database […]

Gallery: the Classroom and the Library

Kundeni Primary School students in their new classroom

Our project manager in Kenya, Alex Katana is an absolute star! Despite the constraints of not having brilliant access to the Internet or electricity, he keeps us well apprised of what’s going on by sending lots of images and short videos through Whatsapp – thank goodness for these simple solutions. I thought you might like […]

Go Green! Change Your Energy Supplier to Ecotricity

Ecotricity poster

If you want to reduce your carbon footprint, changing the way you power your home and business to a renewable source, is a great first step. Change to Ecotricity, Britain’s greenest energy company and two rather wonderful additional things will happen: a donation of up to £60 will be made to The Word Forest Organisation and for a limited time […]

Thoughts from our CEO: the new girl

Notepad with meeting agenda for Word Forest Organisation

It’s funny really, I’ve been dreaming of this day for so long and I’m struggling to believe it’s actually here. It’s my Day One as CEO and fundraiser for The Word Forest Organisation, a charity… a proper charity! My thoughts of turning the work my husband and I had done in Kenya as philanthropists, into […]

The Word Forest Organisation is a Charity!

The Word Forest Organisation is a Charity poster

Our CEO and Board of Trustees are quite simply bursting with joy – we have just been granted official charitable status! Our application went into the Charity Commission on the 8th December 2016 and following much correspondence between them and us as we thrashed out the all important wording, here we finally are. Our mission to […]