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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Johannesburg (South Africa), 20 July 2011

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

When Felix invited the children at the Private School in Johannesburg onto the stage, once again they were all very quick and excited to go to the front. The Grade 7 students at the German school in Johannesburg are already in the process of independently establishing their own clubs. On our last...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Pretoria (South Africa), 19 July 2011

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

The Sunnyside Primary School in Pretoria really made the sun shine today. After the introductory presentation by Felix, the 40 best students got together in four working groups to develop the future Plant-for-the-Planet Club “Sunnyside”. After a lively discussion the 40 students (grades 4 to 7) pres...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Soweto (South Africa), 19 July 2011

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

The hardest Academy so far was the one in the YMCA in Soweto.  The children were just as interested as they had been in the other places we had visited, however we had only planned for a maximum of 100-150 children. When 500 children turned up for the Academy we unfortunately had to disappoint many...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Witbank (South Africa), 18 July 2011

Monday, July 18, 2011

Date: Monday, 18th July Location: Witbank Youth Centre - Emalahleni, Mpumalanga Witbank Youth Centre - Emalahleni, Mpumalanga Adress: 6678 Mathew Phosa Drive Kwa-Guqa 1039   Contact: Lovelife Mpumalanga - Fofo Kobo, Cell phone: 082 792 1306, Landline phone: 013 656 5427 Second contact: Yvo...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Nairobi (Kenia), 16 July 2011

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Although Nehemia had already explained to Gregor that Kayole Soweto is one of the worst slums in Nairobi, we were all shocked when we finally arrived in the Kwawatoto Centre. All over the street – dusty and bumpy field roads – there was plastic garbage and wastewater. Upon seeing these harsh living...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Nyeri (Kenia), 14 July 2011

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Our Academy yesterday in Nyeri  was opened by the famous music called  “Kontbiro” (soundtrack to the Hollywood movie “The constant gardener”) of Ayub Oganda. 450 enthusiastic children from 17 different schools came to the church to listen to Felix´ speech and to take campaign photos with regional po...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Arusha (Tanzania), 06 July 2011

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Today we had a fantastic academy with 450 new Climate Justice Ambassadors, from 6 different schools and one Soccer Team. We have seen some very competent new students that will be able to make a great impact and manage to plant one million trees in Tanzania with many other children. When Felix asked...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), 04 July 2011

Monday, July 4, 2011

Today we arrived in Dar es Salaam, where Journalists were already waiting for jus at the airport. From there we went straight to a big school, where 250 children from 5 different schools (Mkunazini, Darajani, Kisiwandui, Jangombe, Migombani) were already waiting for us. Everyone was very friendly an...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Zanzibar (Tanzania), 04 July 2011

Monday, July 4, 2011

Today the journey started very early, as my father set the alarm clock wrongly. This means we had to get up at 3:30 AM. One and a half hour later our Bus started towards the Harbour. The trip on the ferry took about 2 hours and just before we arrived, we could see the old Buildings from Zanzibar of...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Girona (Spain), 23 June 2011

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Over 60 new Ambassadors for Climate Justice were educated in the Maristes School in Girona on 23rd June 2011, by Felix Finkbeiner. A successful start for the Plant-for-the-Planet Network in Spain! With support of Fundación Principe de Girona, Maristes School, the educational department of Girona...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Washington, 3 February 2011

Thursday, February 3, 2011

The trip to Washington started early in the morning from New York. The presentation of Felix in the British International School worked very well and the children are very enthusiastic to get active.  Please look at some pictures of the time in the British International School in Washington

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Washington, 3 February 2011

Thursday, February 3, 2011

The trip to Washington started early in the morning on February 3rd. After the Power Academy in the British International School Felix motivated the children in the German School Washington. The workshop was a real success. Please find here some pictures from the German School Washington:    ...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy New York, 1 February 2011

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

In the German School New York in February 1st, the presentation of Felix was very empowering for the children. In the workshop they developed great ideas to get active.

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy New York, 30 January 2011

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Our first presentation in New York! Felix is very excited to give the first speech in the United Nations International School. The presentation worked very well and the children got involved in the workshop quickly.   Please find here more pictures of our visit in the United Nations International...

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Max und Martha open the International Climate Week in Hamburg on 19 September 2009

Monday, October 12, 2009

Am 19.09.2009 begeistern die Berliner Klimabotschafter mit einer großartigen mitreißenden Rede in deutsch und englisch. Sie bekommen mehrfach spontanen Beifall des Publikums während ihrer Vorstellung des weltweite Netzwerks von Plant-for-the-Planet. Martha und Max mit M...

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One million trees for Austria announced by nine-year-old girl

Monday, October 12, 2009

On 29 September Vera from Vienna promissed that the Austrian children will plant a million trees in their country. Governor Gabi Bugstaller who was present when Vera made the pledge, willingly had her photo taken for the campaign.

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Plant-for-the-Planet in 70 seconds

Monday, October 12, 2009

Liam Felsch gave an impressive 70 second statement on Friday 11 September 2009 in the city hall in Munich addressing 500 adults at the conference "Nachhaltigkeit trotz(t) Krise." Each speaker had 99 seconds. Liam was the only child and Liam was the only speaker not to exceed the time limit...

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100,000 trees for Unterhaching - the first 100 were already planted

Monday, October 12, 2009

After the Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Unterhaching 12-year-old Alina summarized: "We are 30 children out of five schools who came together to the academy of Unterhaching, we agreed to plant 100,000 trees until the end of 2012. Today we planted the first 100 trees. We also learned a lot abou...

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"Stop talking. Start planting." presented to a European audience

Monday, October 12, 2009

Hermann Waterkamp whose advertising agency developed the campaign to support the children in their quest for climate justice presented the campaign idea at a conference in Austria. Click on the image to open the presentation (pdf). If you know celebrities in your country who want to particip...

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One million trees from the children of Botswana

Monday, October 12, 2009

At the World Commons Forum in Salzburg , Austria on 29. September 2009, Maiken promised on behalf of the children of Botswana to plant a million trees. Stop talking. Start planting. Former EU Commissioner Franz Fischler gladly had his picture taken for the campaign.

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