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Solomon, Ethiopia: "They are happier than ever before."

Farmer Solomon is among the thousands of participants of Plant With Purpose’s Ethiopia program. He is a forty-year-old father of five. Living in the Mokie watershed, Solomon became a member of a Purpose Group a few years ago. “Before I became a member, I had an interest in diversifying my family’s income. I wanted to […]
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Ethiopia to Carlsbad: A round-the-globe look at Plant With Purpose

Over the course of the past few months, much of our Plant With Purpose team has been around the globe to connect with our international programs, our supporters, and each other. As we transition into fall, we look back at a few late summer highlights from the Plant With Purpose global community with appreciation and […]
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Bainet to Burundi: A round-the-globe look at Plant With Purpose

With summer in full swing, members of the Plant With Purpose projects team are off on a variety of travels, many of which are to our partners and programs around the world. At the same time, our local leaders continue to advance restoration projects in ecosystems all around rural landscapes. Here is a highlight reel […]
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Dos Bocas to Zanzibar: A round-the-globe look at Plant With Purpose

It continues to be a busy and fruitful time for Plant With Purpose with many members of the team engaged in various activities "round the globe." Here's a quick look at some updates from our various partners around the world.
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In the voices of our partners

One of the more complex nuances of working across different countries and cultures is storytelling and communication. When done poorly, organizations run several risks: from dehumanizing the people they seek to help to diminishing the role local actors play in advancing progress. In this post, CEO Scott Sabin shares how to allow our partners to […]
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While having country-based leadership in all of our programs is important, we take it a step further and the advantage of local leadership is undeniable.  The importance of having local ownership over our mission and program activities has been emphasized at Plant With Purpose from the very beginning. Back in 1984, Plant With Purpose was […]
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Plant With Purpose is launching in Ethiopia

In 2019, Plant With Purpose will begin program work in Ethiopia We are extremely excited to announce that this year we will begin working with families and communities in rural Ethiopia. In mid-2018, we were approved to begin working. We have appointed Getnet Takere to serve as the Pilot Project Manager, and he is currently busy […]
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What you need to know about Ethiopia's environment

As Plant With Purpose prepares to begin its work in Ethiopia, our international team has spent time learning from local leaders and experts about its environment. The East African nation has seen a number of changes over the past year, including a new prime minister, its first female president, as well as the end of […]
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