• FTFA Planted over 4.2 Million Trees since 1990
  • FTFA Planted Thousands of Food Gardens to Date
  • Food & Trees for Africa receives 2013 SEED Award
  • International Chevron Conservation Award goes to Jeunesse Park
  • FTFA Receives the United Nations SEED Award
  • FTFA Founder, Jeunesse Park, wins Eco-Warrior Award
  • Overall winner of The Mail & Guardian Green Trust Top Environmentalist Award
  • Winners of the Mail & Guardian Investing in the Future Awards for Trees for Homes
  • Jeunesse Park receives Arbor Day Foundation Caroline Morton French Award
  • FTFA a finalist in the Association of Chartered Certified
    Accountants Sustainability Reporting Awards
  • Jeunesse Park Shares UNEP Sasakawa Award
  • FTFA won both the Gauteng and National categories of the
    Institute for Housing South Africa award for Community Upgrader of the Year
  • Winner of Dept. of Environmental Affairs' Conserva Award
  • FTFA Overall Winner of the President's Forestry Award
  • 3 FTFA Projects came 1st, 2nd and 4th in the 2004
    Nestle Community Nutrition Awards competition
  • Instigators of Permaculture and founders of the Permaculture network
    for South Africa through bringing Bill Mollison to the country
  • FTFA become Sub Saharan partners of Global ReLeaf starting
    international Urban Forestry networking in South Africa
  • FTFAs website won Sangonet Best Use of Social Media and Best Website Award

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Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA) is South Africa’s social and environmental enterprise improving lives and landscapes towards healthy people on a healthier planet, since 1990. Over 4.2 million trees, 1000's of permaculture food gardens, bamboo projects and organic farms have been planted for poor communities. Read More...

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Mandela Day 2014 celebrated on 18 July, saw Neotel volunteering to plant food gardens to help improve food security and access to nutritious food for children through Food & Tr...
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Mandela Day 2014 celebrated on 18 July, saw Neotel volunteering to plant food gardens to help improve food security and access to nutritious food for children through Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA).
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Sasol’s community development this Mandela Day

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Sasol and their staff dedicated their time to plant food gardens in Alexandra, Gauteng to celebrate Mandela Day with FTFA.
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Earthwalkers, walk the talk

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By walking the Planet I deliver a message of the need to preserve our beautiful Earth and through my actions encourage people to become involved,” Paul Coleman, the Earthwalker.

Sunday, 27 July, saw 67 Earthwalkers walking the talk on behalf of FTFA.
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Document Accounting Solutions striving for a greener, cleaner planet

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Equitrac has partnered with FTFA this July to plant more trees, and they want you to join them. Equitrac's smart and innovative technology already has a track record of working towards a future that educates people. They are actively striving for a greener, cleaner planet by minimising waste, decreasing carbon emissions and now they are voluntarily offsetting their own carbon emissions by planting trees!
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Mandela Day creates a better world for Tshebedisano Primary School in Soweto

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It is in your hands to create a better world for all who live in it” said Nelson Mandela.

Mandela Day, 18 July, saw volunteers from all sectors of society planting 32 trees sponsored by Digilogix at Tshebedisano Primary School through FTFA’s Trees for All programme.
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Local EcoWarrior spends a day with Al Gore

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South African EcoWarrior, Jeunesse Park, spent another day with the former US Vice President as a mentor to a group of new African Climate Reality Leaders in Melbourne, Australia earlier in July.
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Young Climate Leaders

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“Opportunities rarely come and it is very important to fully utilize them and learn new lessons in the process”, said Zviikomborero Machikiti, student at the African Leadership Academy, Johannesburg.
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Healthier human settlements in Warden

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N3 Toll Concession (N3TC) will plant 1 000 trees at low income houses in Zenzeleni settlement through Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA) on 20 June. These will add to the award winning Trees for Homes initiative that not only sequesters carbon emissions, but contributes to more sustainable human settlements.
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Every year on June 5th millions of people across the planet celebrate World Environment Day—coming together at community, national and regional level to promote positive action on the most-pressing environmental challenges of our day.
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Are you ready to take the Spin-2-Zero challenge?

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Are you ready to take the Spin-2-Zero challenge? Ride for a purpose: Join our Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge team.
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