The Pilot Boat in Lyme Regis, Hosts Fundraising Vegan Supper

Photo of John, Tracey and Robin The Pilot Boat

Popular Lyme Regis pub and eatery, The Pilot Boat, will be hosting a three-course vegan fundraising supper for us, on Sunday 1st December! Our CEO and Chair of Trustees are vegan, as are many of our core team. Whenever we host an event, it’s a joy to serve plant-based food and refreshments, as it’s the […]

Could You Donate a Projector & Screen?

Poster asking for someone to donate a projector and 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

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 […]

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.

Mothers of the Forest Take Their First Exams

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 the Forest. If you missed the updates, click here for Part 1 and here for Part 2. Yesterday, marked the first of two monthly meetings for this active group of women tree planters from the […]