|Organization||Andover Trees United|
|Linked Problems & Solutions
20,000 will fund the involvement of 10000 children and a decade of tree planting, due to finish 2022 and initiate an outreach programme to other communities. A tree planting experience provides both an emotional connection to and hands-on practical learning about caring for our natural environment. The wood we plant will provide a space that inspires a love of nature, teaches about the role of trees in mitigating climate change and demonstrates what can be achieved when we take action together.
On September 25th 2015, countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Article 12.8 states that by 2030, people everywhere should have the relevant information and awareness for sustainable development and lifestyles in harmony with nature, yet many children are growing up without any real understanding of what this means.
Locally, biodiversity is improved & opportunities provided to connect to nature. All children in our town will know how to plant trees & why it matters. Families will learn from their children about the climate crisis & the need for environmental change. Globally, our impact will be a small one but, as these young children grow and become the next generation of decision makers, they WILL have the information and awareness needed to live in harmony with nature. And if this model is replicated...