“When the last tree dies, the last man dies”

West African Proverb

“Forests precede civilizations and deserts follow them.”

François-René de Chateaubriand

You shall go out with joy and be led forth with peace… and all the trees of the field will clap their hands.

Isaiah 55:12

Worldviews change when people observe sacrificial service.

Curtis Clewett Planting Together Executive Team

Planting Together will bring transformation to the mindset of people in my nation.

Jean Gapelbe PT African network coordinator

If your vision is for one year – plant wheat. If your vision is for 10 years – plant trees. If your vision is for a lifetime – plant people.

Chinese Proverb

African Villages can survive without a health hut, school or well, but permanently they cannot live without trees.

Eric Tumieux Director, Beersheba Project

The true meaning of life  is to plant trees under whose shade you do not expect to sit.

Nelson Henderson 19th Century pioneer settler

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.

Martin Luther

“I wish everyone could visit Africa for two weeks. It would change their lives!”

Guy Zeller KKI global leader

Make Noise

The opportunity is vast but the laborers are few so far. Is this initiative ringing bells in your heart? Then it’s time to MAKE SOME NOISE. Some ideas?

* Get the word out on your social networks using the buttons here and below other articles.

* Talk to your pastor, team leader, parents and friends. Start recruiting a team!!

* Start your own research base about reforestation and the needs of the African Sahel. Send us links to the best articles!!

*  Invite a Planting Together leader or former participant to share about their experience.

* Have a “Love Africa Night” with your church, school or small group. Serve African food and tell about the project

* Show the “Planting Together” or “Great Green Wall” video and host a discussion about how we can be good stewards of creation and how we should respond to desperate needs like these.

* Contact us for more updated info and SHOUT!