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 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 […]
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.
Eva and Esther, Mothers of the Forest
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.
We’re delighted to share news that Eva Jefa (our women’s empowerment group facilitator) and Esther Kombe (Chair of the Boré […]
The Mothers of the Forest doing their first exams
Recently, we brought you up to speed with our ongoing education programme for our women’s empowerment group, the Mothers of […]
Mother of the Forest student and baby
We are delighted to bring you Part 2 of our special report – click here for Part 1 – written […]
Michael Jefwa, educator of the Mothers of the Forest
Our women’s empowerment group, the Mothers of the Forest, comprises 40 tree planting women from the Boré district in Coast […]
Heart shaped moss
For environmentalists the world over, the goal of leaving a light green footprint on the planet, can inspire people throughout […]
Mothers of the Forest at Malindi Clean Up Day
“There’s a lot more to being an environmentalist, than simply planting trees”. That’s the message our women’s empowerment group facilitator, […]