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.
Improving the lives of communities especially children by planting and nurturing fruit trees in schools and communities while teaching about the value of trees.
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.
Benefits of Trees
Trees help clean the air we breath.
Trees clean the water we drink.
80%+ of the biodiversity depend on trees.
1.6 Billion people depend on forests for the daily livelihood.
Trees provide health and well being.
Trees help stabilize our climate.
Trees have medicinal uses: 1 of 4 pharmaceutical products is
Trees provide food for people and animals (fruit, berries and
Trees make the air more breathable by reducing particulate matter
By planting trees and shrubs, you can reduce noise pollution
Trees capture carbon and become carbon ‘sinks’ which reduce the
Trees’ root systems help prevent soil erosion, which prevents
Trees planted in fields shield against wind and help protect crops
Trees beautify the landscape.
Trees provide shelter for wildlife
Trees bring us closer to nature and help us to reconnect with culture