These tree seedlings will provide nutritious food like bananas, avocados, papayas, apples, mangos, and cashews. The trees can help fight malnutrition in vulnerable families, or increase income from the extra produce sold at the market. In addition, these seedlings can prevent deforestation in disaster-affected areas.
MULTIPLE IMPACTS OF FOOD TREES
Food tree seedlings mean so many things for communities. Marcelline lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo where she was given tree seedlings to help reforest her community by planting the seedlings. She learned how to nourish the soil and grow banana trees. She is now a mother leader in her care group. As the trees grow, she will get to learn how to market crops and earn additional income.
Countries: Bangladesh, Burundi, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Nicaragua, Peru, Rwanda, Uganda