Oops! You must enter a search term greater than 3 characters.

Invite reviews

Invite friends and colleagues to share their experiences with this nonprofit
42 Reviews
1234.857145
Previous | 1 2 34 |
Write A Review
August 9, 2013

more

August 9, 2013

My experience with AIR started with my desire to provide forestry college students from Montana with firsthand experience in the operation and challenge of community-based reforestation in a developing country. A week of volunteering with AIR fit this goal perfectly and proved hugely instructive for our group of 8. Anne Hallum provided skillful leadership, insight, and dialogue; the AIR reforestation staff were friendly, knowledgable and engaging; and all details were meticulously, professionally managed. Working together with AIR and numerous community members to restore Guatemala's was a tremendous learning experience, and one that I intend to repeat with more students for years to come.

More feedback...

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

May 29, 2014

more


2 previous reviews - show all
April 7, 2013

This organization has made a remarkable difference with a skeleton crew and a bare-bones budget in the countries of Guatamala and Nicaragua. The staff goes into villages and helps the residents first... more

May 29, 2014

This organization has been in existence for 21 years working in Guatemala. In that period of time, with a staff of just eight technicians and an annual budget of less than $200,000, it has worked with volunteers to plant over 4 million trees all by hand, establish tree nurseries in 130 communities, and build some 800 stoves which use less wood for cooking thereby saving a half a million trees. In addition, the staff works with 200 schools to teach the importance of conserving and reestablishing the forests in Guatemala. I have served as one of the volunteers in Guatemala planting the trees and observing what this amazing organization does on such a limited budget.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

It is too successful to make any changes.

More feedback...

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

April 7, 2013

This organization has made a remarkable difference with a skeleton crew and a bare-bones budget in the countries of Guatamala and Nicaragua. The staff goes into villages and helps the residents first establish tree nurseries, teaches them how trees benefit their lives including how to farm using the trees to prevent erosion, and then helps them plant the trees from the nurseries. They also help the villagers build ovens that use much less wood for cooking so that fewer trees are cut down. In addition the staff goes into the schools to teach the children the importance of protecting the forests. This organization is definitely worthy of winning a 2013 Top-Rated Award.

More feedback...

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

October 14, 2012

I have personally been to Guatemala to see and participate in the work that this organization does to restore the forests there. On a bare bones budget a small, but very dedicated staff, works with farmers and villagers to grow trees in nurseries and then transplant them all throughout the country. Since AIR came into existence millions of trees have been planted and farmers have been taught how to grow crops without clear cutting all the trees on their land. The villagers have been taught how to build energy efficient stoves that don't require as much wood in order to cook their food. The staff also goes into the schools to teach children about tree conservation and how their way of life depends on sustaining the forests. The work that this organization does is very important and deserves much support.

More feedback...

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

September 14, 2013

more

Review from Guidestar
September 14, 2013

Very impressed with the percentage of monies going to Guatemala and not for administration fees. Dr. Anne Hallum and her tireless efforts have been an inspiration to me and all those who know her. I strongly urge anyone that is looking for a non-profit that provides the most "bang for the buck," look no further!

More feedback...

Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

September 6, 2013

more

September 6, 2013

Es una organización que se preocupa por el medio ambiente ayuda con la reforestación de siembra de arboles, y al mismo tiempo apoya a varias personas con el estudio de sus hijos e hijas, es una institución que promueve a las familias a desarrollarse en su medio natural y a ser un ejemplo para la humanidad para cuidar el medio ambiente.

More feedback...

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

September 5, 2013

more

September 5, 2013

Esta organización es de beneficio para mi persona y como lo a sido con muchas personas mas la cual a llegado a lugares que otras instituciones no lo han podido hacer. Ayuda en el sentido de reforestar y también en capacitaciones de elaborar un camillero y como debe ser el manejo de un árbol. AIRES es una institución bien organizada y colaboradora en grupos rurales de la población de Guatemala.

More feedback...

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

September 3, 2013
2 people found this review helpful

more

September 3, 2013
2 people found this review helpful

Esta organización ayuda a las personas en muchos aspectos como por ejemplo, ayuda a las familias mas necesitadas dándole una beca de estudio a los hijos para que ellos puedan superarse y a la vez para que puedan ser personas intelectuales para contribuir por un futuro mejor en la familia como también en las propias comunidades, también aporta una ayuda muy importante para el sostenimiento del medio ambiente sembrando arboles y reforestando grandes montañas para el futuro y esto lo hacen sin pedir nada a cambio sino que solo tomar conciencia de lo que pasa a nuestro alrededor.

More feedback...

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

September 2, 2013

more

September 2, 2013

AIRES es una organización que no solo crea conciencia del mejoramiento del ambiente sino que también ayuda a cambiar vidas mediante sus diversos programas, los mejores ejemplos están en cada una de las personas que son atendidas y que reciben a AIRES con gran estimación, muchos de ellos han logrado mejorar la protección de sus recursos como sus tierras, sus fuentes de agua y cosechas. a si mismo han logrado tener ingresos económicos extras mediante procesamiento de algunas plantas medicinales y apoyo a la educación de sus hijos, cada día AIRES cumplen una misión de gran importancia en este país.

More feedback...

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

August 30, 2013

more

August 30, 2013

MUY PROFESIONALES EN LO QUE HACEN, DE MUCHA IMPORTANCIA PARA EL MUNDO QUE ESTA SUFRIENDO EL CALENTAMIENTO GLOBAL Y A TRAVEZ DE LA REFORESTACION ESTAN MINIMIZANDO ESTE PROBLEMA.

More feedback...

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

August 30, 2013

more

August 30, 2013

Bueno a mi parece esta organización es una de las pocas que ayudan al beneficio de la Comunidad Humana así que sin mas pienso ya que ha crecido tanto en su desempeño hacia las demás personas claramente se ve que con lo poco que tienen logran hacer de ello una grandisima ayuda para el que necesite de ella y pues en lo personal si quisiera que existieran posibilidades de que otras instituciones mayores a esta le brindaran mas apoyo para que cada día creciera mas y así los países subdesarrollados como el nuestro que es Guatemala lograra tener un granito mas de desarrollo con los habitantes que si desean el cambio de el País si todos los que conocemos esta organización pudiéramos dar nuestra opinión se vería que Aires si es una familia en abundancia ya que así considero a la Institución como una gran Familia.

More feedback...

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

August 29, 2013

more

August 29, 2013

Nos enseña muchas cosas buenas, es una mano amiga para todas las personas hemos aprendido atravez de ella a ser solidarios con las demás personas que nos necesitan, especialmente a personas pobres que viven en el área rural , por que nos incita a cuidar nuestro medio natural y nuestro planeta, por que los beneficiados somos todos cuando se siembra un árbol que a lo largo del tiempo ayudara a nuestro planeta para que ya no se destruya mas, recordemos que" si Convertimos un árbol en leña, podrá arder para nosotros ; pero ya no producirá flores ni frutos y mucho menos nos dará el oxigeno. "

More feedback...

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

Previous | 1 2 34 |
Write A Review

Filter by reviewer role:

Support This Nonprofit

Help this nonprofit get more reviews

5 tips for getting reviews

5 tips for getting reviews...

  1. Sending an email to clients, volunteers, donors, board members, and other partners with a link to your profile page.
  2. Putting a link on your Web site
  3. Including a link in your email newsletter
  4. Putting a link in the signature of your email
    Putting a link on your facebook page and status updates
  5. Tweeting out a link to your twitter followers