God has given us a beautiful world. However the climate is changing fast. Millions now live in increasing hardship, including drought, floods and famine, with the worst affected being the world’s poor.
Climate Stewards cares passionately about reducing this suffering. We partner with organisations to run tree planting projects in Ghana. Trees have beautiful transformational qualities. As they grow they store CO₂ from the air and allow biodiversity to flourish.
The projects we partner with involve local people at every level. These people are empowered to look after themselves and their families.
We’ve launched our 2013 Christmas appeal – “Enjoy today, plant for tomorrow”. With your help we can plant more trees in Ghana in the coming year, giving the communities and schools that we work with a wonderful Christmas gift. Please visit our Christmas mini-site at http://www.climatestewards.net/christmas for more details.
In October, Caroline spent two weeks visiting our partner A Rocha Ghana, looking at sites and trees and meeting the people who take care of them. It was a fantastic trip, and a good opportunity to meet Seth, Prosper and Daryl who manage the plantations, as well as the local co-ordinators who do a great [...]
Prosper Antwi is responsible for Climate Stewards’ sites at schools around Kumasi in central Ghana. The climate here is hot and humid – perfect growing conditions for forest trees. This kapok is approximately 25m tall – not bad for 6 years’ growth!