Our Corporate Partners: The Green Weigh

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.

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Report From Eva: Permaculture Training Begins in Boré

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.

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The Mothers of the Forest: the results are in

If you pause a moment to reflect on the smiles of Eva (right) our Mothers of the Forest facilitator and Esther, one of the Mothers, you’ll see our women’s empowerment group has gone from strength to strength. Since February this year, they’ve been arriving at their twice monthly meetings 2 hours early for lessons. They undertake an hour of Kiswahili and English, and an hour of maths, both provided by local educator, Michael Jefwa.

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Permaculture Knowledge Comes to Boré

We’re delighted to share news that Eva Jefa (our women’s empowerment group facilitator) and Esther Kombe (Chair of the Boré…

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Mothers of the Forest Take Their First Exams

Recently, we brought you up to speed with our ongoing education programme for our women’s empowerment group, the Mothers of…

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Part 2: Mothers of the Forest Academy, Boré

We are delighted to bring you Part 2 of our special report – click here for Part 1 – written…

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Part 1: Mothers of the Forest Academy, Boré

Our women’s empowerment group, the Mothers of the Forest, comprises 40 tree planting women from the Boré district in Coast…

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