Mission: Trees for Life promotes self-help as people take charge of their own lives,unleashing extraordinary power that impacts lives. Our activities meet these needs: education, health and environment.
Results: 50libraries established in Nicaragua; trees planted in Haiti; 80,000 children's picture books donated by Kansas families to Liberia; pre-school operating with leadership of community women in Nicaragua; nutritional information about the moringa tree provided to several thousand in two dozen countries;
Target demographics: Families and communities in developing countries who wish to improve their lives but have very limited resources.
Direct beneficiaries per year: Thousands, due to areas where books are now available; varies yearly.
Geographic areas served: International, currently Guatemala, Nicaragua, India, Haiti
Programs: Trees for Life - providing critical information about the moringa tree; funding some planting of moringa tree. Books for Life - providing books and libraries for villages and communities. Other: Teaching construction of and funding materials for fuel-efficient stoves.