Working together with Native Masai tribesmen for the future of their villages

Jumping with the Masai en Tanzania!

An amazing international, intergenerational team of 14 persons gave up two weeks of Easter holidays this year  to travel to Tanzania. They had an awesome time planting nearly  a thousand trees together with African young people, school Teachers and KKI staff from Tanzania. See the picture gallery here The team were very impacted meeting Mr…

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Africa 3.0: Onsite report March 2013

We’re just a day away from our return to Spain. At last we have a decent internet connection and electricity. I will try to capture a little bit of our adventure in Senegal during these last two weeks on my third visit to Senegal. (report by Curtis Clewett, executive team)   Mar 7 The colorful…

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Besides Planting?

Most teams will spend 5-7 days actually planting and/or pruning trees. Conditions and climate during planting seasons (August in West Africa) are harsh. However, in the regions where planting is most needed, so is every kind of developmental and social assistance. Government leaders have asked us to send mobile medical clinics, sport teams, children’s activities, language…

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Jean’s Story

Jean Gapelbe, currently our Africa Network Coordinator, helped us understand the “bigger picture” of Planting Together during a pilot trip to Senegal in January 2012. After three hours of pruning “Kab*” trees  we returned to the village of Soussan for lunch and rest. As we sipped our refreshing “bisap**”, served by grateful villagers, Jean remarked,…