Trees for All

trees for allThis programme greens, educates, offsets carbon emissions and transforms schools and other community centres into healthier more sustainable environments. FTFA responds to applications for trees from communities living in barren, dusty townships and delivers trees with instructions on how to plant and maintain them. Millions of trees have been distributed to schools, clinics, old age homes, hospices, police stations and other community centres, but there are calls for many more.

Trees are funded through paperless billing, recycling, percentage of product contributions and carbon offset. Individuals and companies give trees and receive certificates for themselves, or as gifts for others. 

Costs per tree for this programme are R120 all inclusive.

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SA Taxi offsets 44.2 tonnes of carbon with tree donations to schools

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21 September 2015 - SA Taxi, South Africa’s only independent financer of minibus taxis and one of the country’s few certified developmental credit providers, has set a precedent in the minibus taxi industry by voluntarily offsetting carbon through Food & Trees for Africa’s carbon offset programme Trees for All.

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Pomegranate trees help fight hidden hunger this Arbor Month

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Santam will be raising awareness about “hidden hunger” this Arbor Month by planting 200 pomegranate trees at six schools in the Western Cape through Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA).
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17 000 km world record drive benefits the local environment

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Having claimed his eighth world record title this month in the Cape-to-Cape Challenge – which involved a 17 000 km drive from Nordkapp, Norway, to Cape Town, South Africa within the space of just 12 days – adventure driver Rainer Zietlow offset his carbon emissions by donating €4 000 (R60 000+) to FTFA.
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Restoring landscapes in Soweto through tree planting

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Standard Bank planted 100 trees through FTFA this Arbor Month in an effort to restore a landscape in Soweto, Gauteng.
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Education through environmental awareness

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312 trees were planted by Unisa in Arbor Month to promote environmental awareness in Gauteng and mitigate the impact of an academic conference.
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