Meet the Nonprofit: Trees For The Future | BeCause Tees

Meet the Nonprofit: Trees For The Future

We're thrilled to share exciting news: BeCause Tees has partnered with Trees for the Future (TREES). This dynamic organization is all about positive change and creating a greener, more hopeful future. Find out more about TREES and their impact on our planet below.

 Trees for the Future Tanzania Farmer

Who Are Trees for the Future?

Globally, unsustainable land use is a pressing problem, resulting in deteriorating landscapes, collapsing ecosystems, and farming families being trapped in cycles of hunger and poverty. TREES believes that farmers have the power to change everything.

This nonprofit is on a mission to train communities in sustainable land use. Their goal? To help build robust regional economies, foster thriving food systems, and create a healthier planet for us all.

TREES employ a methodology called the Forest Garden Approach, which helps farmers transform their land with thousands of fast-growing, ecologically appropriate trees and dozens of other crops, creating new possibilities for themselves and their communities.

Why We've Partnered with TREES

By supporting TREES, we can help to:

  • Protect the planet: restore degraded land, capture carbon, improve biodiversity.
  • End hunger: provide access to nutrient-rich meals via food crops for farmers and their communities.
  • End poverty: provide opportunities to start business selling crops, seeds and seedlings, honey, soap and more.
  • Empower women: farmer groups must be composed of at least 30% women.

 Trees for the Future Farmer

TREES' Key Statistics

To date, Trees for the Future have achieved:

  • 300,000,000 trees planted globally.
  • 92,998 acres restored.
  • 332,000 lives changed.

Their goal is to plant 1 billion trees with 250,000 farmers by 2030. 

Our Impact

From September 2021 to September 2023, with Eden Reforestation Projects, we planted an impressive 925,250 trees. It's proof that together, we're making a better world.

So far, as part of our mission, we've also donated over $260,000 to environmental nonprofits, including National Forest Foundation, The Ocean Cleanup, and Pollinator Partnership

Our aim? 1 million trees by the end of 2023. With your help, we can get there! Each order funds the planting of trees and donates to environmental nonprofits - shop today to help us reach the goal of 1 million trees planted by the end of the year.

TREES staff and farmers 

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