On 6th April we are planting 2000 trees in the Andes in Peru. This is part of The Travel Forest and at last gets some trees planted outside of Africa!
Hi, we’re Dan (aged 14) and Luke (aged 10). You may not have heard of us but we’re brothers.
We feel that we are very fortunate to have grown up in a very privileged background, and feel that we take the basic things you need to live off for granted, such as food and water.
We’ve decided that we would like to raise some money for children that live in one of the largest slums in Africa. We’ve set ourselves the challenge of trying to raise £1000 by September 4th 2011 – which is the end of our summer holidays.
Calabash Trust aims to involve parents in their childrens education. Making the parents realise the importance and relevance of school. This will be done by introducing trench gardens into schools, and homes within the Joe Slovo Township.
The charity was set up in 2003 by Amanda & Guy Marks who run the Fair Trade Travel™ company, Tribes. Founded on award-winning sustainable tourism ethics, the company is a leader in its field.
In 2012 they were joined by Karen Coe who is a director of the successful ‘Travel Photographer of the Year’.