Help Us by Having a Clear Out!

Poster for Recycling for Good Causes

Our supporters are amazing and we’re not going to add to your financial pressures by asking for more donations. You already know about the great work we’re doing to mitigate the other existential threat we live with: climate chaos – if you are able to help, we know you will. We’re offering a hassle free, […]

7 Second Video: facemasks deployed

Eva and the facemasks for the Mothers of the Forest

Eva and her Team in Kenya are doing a remarkable job of keeping us all up to date with what’s happening on the frontline of climate change. With the grip of lockdown tightening further in Boré (read our recent post for more details) our women’s empowerment group, the Mothers of the Forest, now have to […]

Kenya Moves to Facemasks

Eva Jefw and Esther Kombe make facemasks for the Mothers of the Forest

A month ago, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus – an Ethiopian and the World Health Organisation’s first African head – during a virtual press conference said: “Africa should wake up, my continent should wake up to the coronavirus threat and prepare for the worst. In other countries, we have seen how the virus actually accelerates after a […]

Enjoy our Amazing eCards!

eCards from The Word Forest Organisation

While the world is on lockdown, we’re continuing to support our wonderful tree planting communities in Kenya with emergency aid for food and clean water – they need that lifeline, more than ever before. We think it’s time everybody had a seriously big pick-me-up, so Simon, our resident super-geek, has created a fantastic charity eCard […]

Covid-19 Update: 4 curves that need flattening

Tracey West, CEO of The Word Forest Organisation: on self-isolation working from home

This is our first post since entering an epoch of rapidly changing, exceptional circumstances that are affecting every single human being on our planet. We love sharing news about the positive impact our supporters are having on the frontline of climate change in Kenya. However, at the moment there’s little ‘new’ good news to impart, […]

CANCELLED: Ethical Shell & Bead Craft Sale + Evening Bags & Jewellery too

We have been planning a smashing event at Unit 1a, St Michael’s Business Centre in Lyme Regis, on Friday 13th March between 5-9pm. In light of the increased awareness of ‘social distancing’ which appears to be rising up through Europe right now and the fact that the World Health Organisation have just declared coronavirus to […]

Easy eBay Fundraising!

If you’re a fan of eBay and a lover of the planet, we’ve got a great idea for combining the two. Either, take a look at our eBay shop and buy any of the treasures we (or other people) have listed for sale… …or, sell something on eBay and donate some, or all, of the […]

Word Forest Featured on Wiki Video

Word Forest Featured on Wiki Video poster

With climate change and other ecological disasters threatening our planet, it’s more important than ever that we understand the effects we have on our environment and rise to the occasion to do our part in protecting it. It seems Word Forest’s global reach encouraging everyone to plant more trees and to protect the ones they […]

CANCELLED: Ethical Shell & Bead Craft Sale + Evening Bags & Jewellery too

Tracey West and the fundraising bags

That is quite possibly the longest title on our entire website but I just couldn’t trim it down! I wanted to add: ‘Ethical Bonanza Double Whammy Bonus for Women’ but I had to draw the line somewhere! We’ve recently been gifted two huge boxes of items to raise money for Word Forest which needed a […]

Interview: Teach the Future

Image of crowd of youth strikers for climate from Teach the Future

Following our recent activities alongside the Bristol Youth Strike 4 Climate team, we wanted to find out more about the Teach the Future campaign so afterwards, we dropped them a line with a few questions. Put your seatbelt on for a rollercoaster of an articulate interview from Mary Skuodas, a 15 year old Teach the […]