Could You Donate a Projector & Screen?
Our little environmental documentary, #TreesAreTheKey is nearly a month old and doing well! Its recent premiere in Lyme Regis was well received and our subsequent plea for planet-loving groups to put on fundraising community screenings, has been spreading far and wide; we’ve got a few nice ones lined up here in the South West. Cheers […]
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
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!
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!
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…
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 Visit to Kenya 2019: a brief outline
The dust is just beginning to settle on our teams’s annual monitoring and evaluation visit to Kenya, for 2019. Tracey and Simon West and Ru Hartwell – our CEO, Chair of Trustees and Trustee respectively – spent February in Boré, Coast Province. They were also accompanied for the month by volunteer and bushcraft tutor, Steve […]
Water: one of the challenges for women in rural Kenya
Our CEO Tracey West, talks to the Boré Green Umbrella Co-operative’s Chairman, Theophrastus Kithunga, about some the practicalities of acquiring water when you live in the African bush. Experience this emotional snapshot, as Tracey attempts to do what thousands of Kenyan women do every day, as they collect water and transport it back to their […]
The Story of The Word Forest Organisation
Make yourself a cup of your favourite brew, get comfy for a few minutes, then click below to find the why this Dorset based charity has such fire in its belly to plant trees & build classrooms in impoverished communities in Kenya. The Team