A Publishing House, a Word Forest and Classroom Number One

Students of Kundeni Primary School with Magic Oxygen's first classroom

The Word Forest Organisation founders, Tracey and Simon West, run an ethical publishing house called Magic Oxygen. In the spring of 2014, they launched a pioneering global writing competition called the Magic Oxygen Literary Prize; it became fondly known as MOLP. It had two categories – short stories and poetry – a prestigious £3,000 prize fund and three environmental promises built into […]

Word Forest Kundeni Hits 71 Acres

The Word Forest near Kundeni Primary School in Bore, Kenya has recently received a massive boost from our fundraising efforts. Many of the new trees are just saplings sitting in the neighbouring nursery, but once they’ve all been planted, it will have a delicious green footprint of around 71 acres and comprise of around 10,000 native […]