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1,000 Academies to train children

Friday, May 5, 2017

More than 55,000 children and youth have been trained at a Plant-for-the-Planet Academy. The 1000th Academy will take place on May, 6th in Wohltorf, Germany. Watch our video on facebook! In the Academies, children teach other children to become Climate Justice Ambassadors. They learn in ve...

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The Billion-Acts Hero Award

Monday, April 24, 2017

In April 2016 Plant-for-the-planet got added to Billion acts Campaign, which itself is a Peacejam initiative lead by 13 Nobel Prize Laureates, including the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond tutu and other people who actively inspire everyday people and organizations to address important issues in thei...

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First Plant for the Planet Academy at Ogijo, Nigeria

Sunday, April 16, 2017

On the day of the Academy - Program coordinator, Prince Olawuyi Oluwaseyi welcomed all the participants, teachers and the proprietress of New Gate School- Mrs Famuriyo. He introduced his assistants/Colleagues and informed the participants about the objectives of the event. He urged them to pay atten...

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61 children planted 8-eight Teak trees in Ibadan Oyo state, Nigeria

Monday, April 10, 2017

  The event commenced at exactly 9:30am as participants arrived for the event. Registration as well as distribution of materials (T-Shirts) was done and the students were settled down for the event. The program coordinator, Prince. Olawuyi Oluwaseyi welcomes all the participants to Adeojo...

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The Academy in Osogbo, Nigeria was a great success with 68 participating children

Monday, April 10, 2017

The event hall was opened at exactly 9am as participants started coming from all schools. This academy was unique because all the participating schools were from Public Schools-Government owned schools. Due to that, we have in attendance government dignitaries’ from Osun Central Educational of...

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The youth of Ifelodun community had a successfull academy in Ibadan

Monday, April 10, 2017

The event commenced at exactly 9:30am. The participants arrived on time. The program coordinator- Prince. Olawuyi Oluwaseyi welcomes all the participants -participating schools to the event-Plant for the Planet Academy. He introduced his assistants/Colleagues and informed the participants about t...

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Let's celebrate our birthday!

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    Ten years ago, a nine-year-old boy planted a tree at his school. That was the beginning of a worldwide children's and youth's initiative. As of now, with the help of many adults, governments, and businesses, the children and youth have planted more than 14 billion trees a...

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Thousands of New Fans in the US

Thursday, March 16, 2017

The last days, we received many requests from the US and from all over the world. We suppose, it’s because of an article about Felix that has been published on the National Geographic website. Laura Parker, author of the article, not only had talked to Felix, but also to the Amabassador for...

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First Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Tapachula, Mexico

Thursday, March 2, 2017

More than 60 students from 6 local schools took part in the first Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in the outskirts of Tapachula, Mexico's Southernmost city which is otherwise known as the starting point of the train "La Bestia" that takes migrants North on their dangerous journey to the U...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Timbou, Togo

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The second academy in Timbou College took place on January, 20th 2017. 80 children from 10 different schools were keenly waiting for the academy to start. The event was free-of-charge for all the attending children, aged from 7 to 16 years old. The academy began with some welcoming words by the r...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Djidjole, Togo

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The third academy in Avenou-Didjole college took place on January, 21st 2017. 80 children from 10 different schools were keenly waiting for the academy to start. The event was free-of-charge for all the attending children, aged from 8 to 15.   The academy began with some welcoming words of...

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First Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Naki-Est, Togo

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The first academy in Naki-Est college took place on January, 20th 2017. 80 children from 10 different schools were keenly waiting for the academy to start. The event was free-of-charge for all the attending children, aged from 8 to 12 years old. The academy began with some welcoming words of Mr....

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A Photo Session with the President

Thursday, February 16, 2017

On January 20th 2017, 12 Climate Justice Ambassadors  gave an inspiring presentation at the "National Tree Planting Launch for the 2016/2017 Tree Planting Season in Zambia". Mika, Jess and Tukiya gave a speech. Among their audience was the President of Zambia, Edgar Chagwa Lungu. T...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Monrovia, Liberia

Thursday, February 2, 2017

The academy took place in Monrovia, Liberia on October 15th, 2016. The training started at 9:15am with 110 students from 12 different schools, at the auditorium of the College of West Africa in Central Monrovia. It was free-of-charge for all participants, who were  aged 10-16. This academy c...

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1st Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Saboba

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The first Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Saboba, Northern Ghana took place on the 12th of November. We arrived at the venue around 8:00am, where we already met a few of the children. We quickly started arranging the venue and within a short while all invited children arrived so we could start the a...

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1st Academy in Bole in the North of Ghana 5.11.2016

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The very first academy in Bole took place November 5th, 2016 at 8:00 am. 80 children from 10 different schools were keenly waiting for the academy to start. The programme was free of charge for all the 80 children aged from 8 to 14. We acknowledge the support of the parents and teachers of th...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Naaga, Ghana

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Once again the Plant-for-the-planet team stopped in Naaga, a suburb of Navrongo, for our academy. We finally arrived around 7:50 a.m. and met the children kennly awaiting us at the venue. We had an arrangement with 10 schools to participate in the academy with each school bringing 8 children. So the...

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One Million Trees – A role model for our survival

Thursday, December 15, 2016

    Today, our workers in Mexico planted the millionth tree for Plant-for-the-Planet. If our tree-planting model was copied the world over, we would easily be able to plant 1,000 billion trees by 2020! Two years ago the forest was degraded land and the trees had been chopped down. T...

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First Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Kumba, Cameroon

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

This academy took place at the Diligent Bilingual School (DBS), Buea Road, Kumba – South West Region of Cameroon. Participants started occupying their seats at 8:30 Am. Altogether 88 children from 5 schools (Diligent Bilingual School, Our Lady’s Bilingual, TEEM Foundation, Saint Anthony...

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The World Climate Agreement is going to become effective

Thursday, December 8, 2016

After the vote that took place early October in Strasbourg, the path is clear for the Paris Climate Agreement to become effective: A large majority of the 610 European delegates voted in favor of the agreement that had been negotiated one year ago in Paris, 39 delegates voted against it and 31 decid...

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