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.

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Our (very ethical) Annual Report & Accounts 2018

A limited run of paper copies have been printed in Northumberland on 100% recycled paper by an ethical printing company with an impressive environmental policy, for distribution to our tree-loving members and eco-friendly corporate partners at our AGM. If you’d like one, get in touch!

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Join Us for our First AGM!

My Trustees and I are delighted to invite you to join us for our very first AGM, on Saturday 4th August…

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Our Ethical Clothing Featured in Images Magazine!

For The Word Forest Organisation, having the right accreditation is the most important aspect of the garments they offer. Tracey West, CEO & fundraiser at the environmental charity that plants trees & builds classrooms in impoverished communities in Kenya, explains: “Raw materials matter & so do working conditions. We sell 100% certified organic cotton items from the EarthPositive range. “

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Fundraiser: Jai Hayden is King of the Road, by Bike!

From 9-13th July, Jai Hayden, aged 11, will be cycling from home in Charmouth to school in Lyme Regis and back, every day, to raise funds and awareness for The Word Forest Organisation.

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The Wood Wide Web – no, seriously!

Well done the BBC! What a smashing little short video about our favourite thing: trees!

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Travel & Nature in Kenya

The Word Forest Organisation helps tourists offset the carbon they’ve created travelling to Kenya by planting trees there; they also build classrooms in impoverished communities too. 

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Want to Support Us? Organise a Sponsored Event!

Might you be able to run a marathon, or organise another event like a sponsored Scrabble challenge, or a bike ride, a jumble sale, a bake-off, a quiz night, indeed anything that might net a few pounds for our reforestation charity? Get in touch, let’s talk!

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Congrats & Thanks to Marathon Runner, Wendy Robertshaw!

Wendy Robertshaw is the first person to run a marathon for our reforestation charity, The Word Forest Organisation. We’re hoping to encourage others amongst you to run one too, or perhaps take part in a different type of sponsored event!

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