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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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Camargue Underwriting Managers sowing seeds for future growth

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Camargue Underwriting Managers (“Camargue”) contacted FTFA to request assistance with their Arbor Month initiative. Their idea was to purchase a gift tree certificate for their clients for every new business policy that they bind and in this way, contribute to getting as many trees planted as possible during September.
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City Lodge Hotel Group donates R430,000 on behalf of its guests to three worthy causes

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CANSA gets 199,600, HPCA gets R140,000 and FTFA gets R91,000

The City Lodge Hotel Group has donated – on behalf of its guests – an impressive R430,000 to three deserving causes – the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), the Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa (HPCA) and Food & Trees for Africa.
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Evaton Community benefits from Food & Trees for Africa partnership with City Lodge Hotel Group

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Community vegetable gardens and school feeding schemes in the Evaton area south-west of Johannesburg are benefitting greatly from the ongoing relationship between Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA) and the City Lodge Hotel Group.
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Rooftop garden plants seeds of success

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Working with the Johannesburg Housing Company and partners, the JDA has planted a useful garden on the roof of a building in the inner city. Here, herbal remedies are grown alongside vegetables.
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Food & Trees for Africa and partners join hands for Arbor Month celebrations

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Started by J. Sterling Morton, Arbor Day has become an annual celebration commemorated by countries all over the world with tree planting events. In South Africa, Arbor Day was first celebrated in 1983. Since then, South Africans have embraced the concept and so Arbor Day was extended to Arbor week. At Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA), South Africa’s greening organisation, we celebrate Arbor month, every month!
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Urban Bistro - Good pizza, good business, good ethics!

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The philosophy of Urban Bistro is to create a new type of business that supports the community, from their staff, customers and most importantly our environment. With this in mind, Urban Bistro contacted Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA), with the request to plant trees to offset the wood burning in the making of pizzas.
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Konica Minolta South Africa plants trees at Riverlea Clinic on Mandela Day

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This year, in honour of Madiba's legacy, Konica Minolta South Africa, a division of Bidvest Office, together with its environmental partner, Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA), planted 30 trees at the Riverlea Clinic, a public health organisation servicing a community of 23 000 in the west of Johannesburg.
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Greening NGO Food & Trees for Africa reaffirms partnership with kulula.com

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In celebration of the ongoing support Food & Trees for Africa received from privately-owned low-cost airline kulula.com, the greening and food Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) planted 20 trees at Emmangweni Primary in Tembisa, Gauteng.
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Vodacom provides food security across Limpopo for Mandela Day

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Braving this year's winter chill, Vodacom Limpopo personnel and volunteers from institutions like the Polokwane police, National Development Agency and Department of Education packed 2 000 food parcels for learners from previously disadvantaged schools in Limpopo.
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Tetra Pak, Mpact Recycling, and Food & Trees for Africa collaborate for #67Minutes

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Tetra Pak and Mpact Recycling, in partnership with Food & Trees for Africa, planted 54 trees between Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban to celebrate Mandela Day.
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