Clear the Air Conference: reforest Kenya 2018

Clear the Air Conference: reforest Kenya 2018

Delegates: please click here to complete the application form – places are limited. We are delighted to announce details of our inaugural Clear the Air Conference: reforest Kenya 2018. It will take place between 12-5pm on Saturday 17th February at The Green Belt Movement’s Langata Learning Centre in Karen, Nairobi. It will be a relaxed […]

Our Ru Hartwell Scoops a Wales Africa Award

The National Museum Cardiff played host to the Wales Africa Awards yesterday, recognising the Wales Africa and Fair Trade communities in Wales. Our Forestry Expert Trustee, Ru Hartwell, did amazingly well! Pictured above, you can see the First Minister, Carwyn Jones (AM) acknowledging the hard work put in by Ru and his team to promote […]

Introducing Our Corporate Partners: Chic Elite Wedding Fayres

Chic Elite Wedding Fayre poster

We are delighted to announce our partnership with the amazing folks at Chic Elite Wedding Fayres. Run by founder, Kelly Thorne, they are an event organising company who have been running successful wedding fayres in the UK for around 4 years. They’re also now a social enterprise with admirable ethics. Kelly explains, “Its a great job and […]

A Gift that Leaves a Legacy: what that actually means

lady gathering the water buckets

We often say that when you donate funds to our charity, you are helping to create a legacy. It isn’t spin and it is rather a bold statement. If we try to emphasise the point in a short Facebook or Twitter post, there simply aren’t enough characters to adequately explain what we mean, so here […]

Our Progress at Kadunguni Primary School

Our staff room at Kadunguni Primary School, Boré

Here’s a fabulous shot of the staff room we’ve built at Kadunguni Primary School, our second major school project. Thanks to all the supporters of our reforestation and classroom building charity – we’re making amazing mini-miracles happen over in Kenya. According to our forestry expert Trustee Ru Hartwell – who took the photograph and has […]

Our Free Gift to the World to Reduce Rubbish & Pollution

Tracey West, author of The Book of Rubbish Ideas

Our CEO, Tracey West, is a passionate environmentalist and an advocate for simple, green living. In 2008, she was commissioned by Fragile Earth Books/Sawdays to pen an interactive, room-by-room, guide to reducing household waste and keeping more money in your pocket. She wrote ‘The Book of Rubbish Ideas’, a quirky, upbeat, thought provoking, interactive read […]

Come Enjoy the Big (Lyme) Green Christmas Fayre!

Big Green Christmas Fayre poster

We are absolutely delighted to announce news of our Big Green Christmas Fayre in Lyme Regis on Saturday 2nd December. Click here to book your FREE tickets – one very lucky ticket holder will be picked at random and gifted 10 beautiful trees in one of our tropical forests in Kenya.They’ll get a lovely certificate […]

Thanks to Helen for a Super Scented Organic Fundraiser!

Neal's Yard Fundraiser by Word Forest Organisation Trustee, Helen Roberts

Last week, our wonderful Trustee Helen Roberts, held a Neal’s Yard Pamper Evening and she kindly donated the profits from it, to our charity. We’ll be turning it directly into trees and a few building materials for an urgently needed new classroom at Kadenguni Primary School in Coast Province, quite near the last ones we built […]

Thanks to Izzy and Jed Robertson for a Night of Magic!

Izzy and Jed Robertson, before The Faeries' Bazaar Fundraiser for The Word Forest Organisation

How lucky we are to have such a talented bunch of Trustees! Izzy Robertson is a brilliant fantasy fiction author (Three Words, Dreaming the Moon) a super editor too and a great Trustee; she has a particular specialism of matters literary – no surprises there! Her son Jed is currently studying music at the University of South Wales […]

Competition: Win Tickets to the Dorset and Somerset Wedding Showcase!

Win FREE tickets to the Dorset and Somerset Wedding Showcase

If you’re tying the knot soon, this is going to make your day! We’ve got two group tickets to give away, allowing FREE entry for the happy couple and up to three guests at the Dorset and Somerset Wedding Showcase at The Exchange in Sturminster Newton on Sunday 17th September. Our team will be there to talk […]