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African Bank - New shady spots for growing young minds

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In a few months the Nokhupila Primary School learners will enjoy the shady cover of 45  new trees that were planted by African Bank at the school on 23 September to celebrate Arbour Month.
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Calling South Africans to plant trees for Africa!

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On 8 September, Bruce Whitfield of 702’s Money Show launched a nationwide appeal for Arbor Month – for corporates to pledge a donation of trees for under resourced communities, through Food & Trees for Africa’s Trees for All and Trees for Homes programmes.
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SA’s 4th Carpool Week, 3-9 October 2016

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October is national Transport Month and South Africa’s 4th Carpool Week will take place from 3-9 October 2016.  
Carpool Week will raise awareness and educate on the benefits of carpooling to encourage South Africans to rethink their travel choices for a better country.
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Food project encourages sustainable agriculture

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Food for Life (FFL) Children's Projects, in partnership with Food & Trees for Africa, recently conducted a schools workshop which focused on Sustainable Agriculture and Food Sovereignty at the Northdene AgroEcology Research Centre.
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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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