Watch #TreesAreTheKey

Poster for #TreesAreTheKey a film by Tim Short, narrated by Kate Winslet

Watch #TreesAreTheKey by Tim Short, narrated by Kate Winslet. It’s a blueprint for mitigating climate change and alleviating hunger and poverty in Kenya too.

#TreesAreTheKey : how the premiere panned out

Premiere audience of #TreesAreTheKey entering The Marine Theatre

On Wednesday 2nd October at The Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis we hosted the first screening of #TreesAreTheKey by Tim Short, narrated by Kate Winslet. We’d sold almost 100 tickets leading up to the event. Sophia, the theatre manager, reliably reassured us there would likely be, ‘a good few walk in’s on the night’ – indeed there were.

#TreesAreTheKey: join us for the premiere!

Poster for #TreesAreTheKey: film by Tim Short, narrated by Kate Winslet

We are now 14 days away from the premiere of our documentary #TreesAreTheKey, a film by Tim Short and narrated by Kate Winslet – click here for more details about it. The posters for the event arrived the other day and our CEO almost burst with excitement. Take a look:

Marathon Runners! We Urgently Need You!

Trustee Rikey Austin, Supporter Wendy Robertshaw and Word Forest Organisation CEO Tracey West

Would you please run a fundraiser for our reforestation charity, The Word Forest Organisaion? Right now, we are on a deadly serious mission to get as many new saplings in the ground, as is humanly possible. The planet needs them.

#TreesAreTheKey Narrated by Kate Winslet: coming soon…

#TreesAreTheKey Narrated by Kate Winslet - Boré Forest Centre from the air

During February 2019, a small Word Forest team went to Kenya to perform our annual monitoring and evaluation tasks and other duties, including doing preliminary research on the next schools we hope to build. For a week of our stay, we were joined by an amazing filmmaker, Tim Tyson Short. We commissioned Tim to capture […]

Our Corporate Partners: The Green Weigh

The Green Weigh corp partners of The Word Forest Organisation

We’re delighted to introduce you to another of our Corporate Partners, an uber-eco team of Dorset mums who created The Green Weigh. The Green Weigh is Dorset’s first mobile zero waste shop and it’s based in Bridport. This ethical org was formed by a team of 4 phenomenal women: Alex Green, Kate Robertson, Libby Rogers and Lizzy Rhodes. They’re a committed bunch on a mission to help reduce plastic pollution: click here to find out more about them.

Report From Eva: Permaculture Training Begins in Boré

Eva planting

Recently, Eva Jefa, the facilitator of our women’s empowerment group, Mothers of the Forest and Esther Kombe, Chair of the Boré Green Umbrella (the cooperative that plants the trees and builds the classrooms we commission), went on a certificated Permaculture Design Course in Meru; they both graduated with flying colours.

Our Corporate Partners: Forest Hog

Poster showing special offers from corporate partners, Forest Hog for The Word Forest Organisation

We’re chuffed to work with some amazing Corporate Partners and the folks at Forest Hog, are exactly that. Like us, they’re a young company and they’re powered by a small team of passionate environmentalists, led by the eco-powerhouse that is Diana Robinson.

Our CEO and Her Salary

money and time

Our financial information is available for public scrutiny at any time. Having read a few eye opening reports recently, we thought you might like a clear snapshot of what we pay our CEO, Tracey West, along with details of other averages from the charitable sector. She’s our only paid member of staff incidentally.