Planting Hope


As we celebrate National Love a Tree Day, it’s a perfect opportunity to reflect on the vital role that trees play in our lives and the environment. From providing oxygen and shade to supporting biodiversity and combating climate change, trees are truly the unsung heroes of our planet.

At Women for Conservation (W4C), we’re taking this celebration to the next level by launching our second ambitious reforestation project in Sierra Leone. This initiative not only aims to reforest areas around the Waterloo community but also empowers women to lead the charge for environmental sustainability while protecting endangered wildlife and planting hope for future generations.

In 2023, with the generous support of donors like you, W4C trained 100 women and girls who planted an impressive 1,500 fruit trees. These trees not only provide a valuable food source for communities but also create vital habitats for endangered species, such as the Western Chimpanzee, which is critically endangered in Sierra Leone, and mitigate climate change.

Planting Hope

Now, in 2024, we’re setting our sights even higher. Our goal is to double our impact by planting 3,000 fruit trees while also providing essential family planning education and resources to the women involved. By doing so, we’re not only fostering a greener future for Sierra Leone but also empowering women to take ownership of their communities’ environmental well-being.

But we can’t do it alone. As we embark on this journey to plant hope for National Love a Tree Day and beyond, we need your support. Your donation, no matter the size, will make a tangible difference in the lives of these women and the future of our planet.

Your donation today will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to $1000, doubling the impact of your generosity. Here’s how your contribution can make a difference:

$20: Plants 10 native trees, providing sustenance for communities and vital habitats for endangered wildlife.

$50: Provides tools and equipment for 5 women to actively participate in tree planting and maintenance, empowering them to lead environmental change.

$100: Plants 50 fruit and native trees, fostering a greener future for Sierra Leone and its precious wildlife.
But our impact goes beyond just planting trees.

By empowering women to lead environmental initiatives in their communities, we’re not only creating a greener, more sustainable future but also fostering economic empowerment and gender equality.

Planting Hope
Our rural women attending a reforestation and conservation workshop, March 2024

Our W4C leader, Roseline, has already mobilized 100 more women eager to join our tree-planting and reforestation movement. But to turn Roseline’s vision into reality and plant 3000 fruit trees in 2024, we need your support for transportation, training, and our sapling nursery.

This National Love a Tree Day, join us in planting hope for the future. Together, let’s create a world where both people and wildlife thrive in harmony with nature.

Together, let’s make National Love a Tree Day more than just a celebration—it’s an opportunity to create lasting change for people, wildlife, and the planet we all share.

Donate today and double your impact for Earth Month!

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