The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. “Martin Luther King, Jr”

Whoever plants a tree reward will be recorded for him so long as it produces fruit

About Us

Greening 4 Growth (G4G) is an initiative by Training Research & Advocacy for Development & Empowerment (TRADE) a non-profit organization committed to empowering communities, youth and women.

The G4G project is dedicated to planting edible fruit trees in schools and communities all over world. The Project provides a community-based approach to the growing need for access to healthy food. We educate, assist, and inspire school children & communities to grow, steward, and utilize perennial fruit trees. The project aims to improve on the environment, increase local food security, and create direct, lasting bonds between people and their environment.

Fruit from the trees will help fight hunger in a sustainable manner by providing nutrition for school children and families, supply an additional income for schools and families whiles addressing food security.

VISION

Improving the lives of communities especially children by planting and nurturing fruit trees in schools and communities while teaching about the value of trees.

CORE VALUES

Passionate: We are committed to a greener planet.

Collaborative: We work hand-in-hand with partners, governments, and agencies.

Integrity: We conduct business with the highest level of professional integrity.

Quality: We are committed to delivering quality educational programs and services.

Results-Oriented: We focus on achieving tangible results.

 

Our Campaigns

No Poverty

End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Zero Hunger

End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

Life on Land

Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Benefits of Trees

Air

Trees help clean the air we breath.

Water

Trees clean the water we drink.

Biodiversity

80%+ of the biodiversity depend on trees.

Social Impact

1.6 Billion people depend on forests for the daily livelihood.

Health

Trees provide health and well being.

Climate

Trees help stabilize our climate.

Medicine

Trees have medicinal uses: 1 of 4 pharmaceutical products is
plant-based.

Food

Trees provide food for people and animals (fruit, berries and
nuts)

Clean

Trees make the air more breathable by reducing particulate matter

Noise

By planting trees and shrubs, you can reduce noise pollution

Green House

Trees capture carbon and become carbon ‘sinks’ which reduce the
Greenhouse Effect

Erosion

Trees’ root systems help prevent soil erosion, which prevents
water pollution

Windbreak

Trees planted in fields shield against wind and help protect crops

Beauty

Trees beautify the landscape.

Shelter

Trees provide shelter for wildlife

Culture

Trees bring us closer to nature and help us to reconnect with culture

Upcoming Events

20July

G4G School Tree Planting

08.00 - 16.00
Accra, Ghana

Greening for Growth is embarking on a school tree planting event

20July

G4G Community Tree Planting

08.00 - 16.00
Accra, Ghana

Greening For Growth is embarking on a community tree planting event.

20July

G4G School Planting

08.00 - 16.00
Accra, Ghana

Greening for Growth is embarking on a school tree planting event

Our Team

Prince
Volunteer

Prince volunteers to help achieve the goal of No Poverty.

Jake
CEO

Jake is the brain behind this vision.

Asare
Volunteer

Asare volunteers in planting trees to save lives and achieve the goal of zero hunger.

Rexford
Project Coordinator

Rexford is the team leader and sees to it that all projects are carried out successfully.  

Latest News

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