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GROUNDbreaking news: Justdiggit’s Regreening platform!

30 September 2019
media movement project

From now on you can invest in a greener and cooler climate by working together with a farmer in Kenya and seeing the result directly. With our new Regreening platform developed in collaboration with our partner DEPT Agency!

You can buy your own unique bunds. Bunds – which we also like to call earth smiles 🙂 – are moon shaped pits that collect rainwater in dry areas. With this you ensure regreening and directly support an African farmer who digs the bunds. A true win-win situation! After digging, you will receive a photo of your bund and regular updates. This way you can follow the regreening closely!

Curious? Digg in! –>

World’s largest NGOs unite to reverse climate change.

24 September 2019
partners media press

NYC September 24th – Today the world’s most leading NGOs publicly shared their collaborative ambition to reverse climate change. The NGOs joined forces in the so-called Global EverGreening Alliance. Their goal is to capture 20 billion tons of CO2 annually by 2050 which drives an eventual cooling of global temperatures.

Regreening with Greenchoice

13 September 2019
partners about movement press

We are also excited to announce our 5 year partnership with Greenchoice! Together with the Dutch sustainable green energy provider  we will start to regreen an area the size of Rotterdam center in Kenya this year with impact on climate, nature and people!

That’s not all, in 2020 we will bring back at least 100,000 trees in Tanzania(!) and Greenchoice is also proud sponsor of our international climate event, the Raindance Project, that kicks off this Saturday. The purpose revolution in business has started… join us, together we can bring back nature!

Read the Greenchoice press release (Dutch) ->

Timberland and Justdiggit partnership will bring back 10 million trees in Tanzania

05 September 2019
partners about movement press

Timberland and Justdiggit partnership will bring back 10 million trees in Tanzania!
As part of its pursuit of a greener future, Timberland today has announced a bold commitment to plant or grow 50 million trees worldwide over the next five years, helping to fight the effects of climate change and build stronger communities.

Read more ->

Justdiggit presents: The Raindance Project

22 August 2019
event media movement

`NGO JUSTDIGGIT LAUNCHES FREE MUSIC EVENTS FOR CLIMATE AWARENESS AND ACTION
IN KENYA, TANZANIA AND THE NETHERLANDS;
‘THE RAINDANCE PROJECT’

September 14th, 2019 Justdiggit launches the ‘The Raindance Project’ at the Vondelpark Openluchttheater in Amsterdam. The project kicks-off with simultaneous climate events in The Netherlands, Kenya and Tanzania which will be live connected via satellite.

Out of Home advertising

12 August 2019
movement project

Some of the Tanzanian villages that practice Kisiki Hai are promoting the regreening method through Out Of Home (or ‘On My Home’?) advertising.

‘Kijanisha Dodoma Iwe Poa’ means ‘A greener Dodoma is a cooler Dodoma’.

Partner of the UN Environment Programme

06 August 2019
partners movement

We are honoured to announce that Justdiggit became an official partner of the UN Environment Programme! As the UN Declared 2021-2030 as “Decade of Ecosystem Restoration”, we decided to work together on launching a worldwide regreen revolution. Let’s work in name of the UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration!

Beehive fences?

30 July 2019
project

This is a story about elephants, bees and grass seed banks. Sorry? Let’s start this story by telling you that the Maasai women groups are doing a great job in managing the grass seed banks, but have problems with elephants trying to get in the banks. Elephants like to eat the grasses and unfortunately damage the fences. Now, here it comes: By hanging beehives on the fences they will stay away, because elephants are terrified of bees! 

Organization Safe the Elephants came up with this innovative solution! They developed and ensured the funding of the beehive fences for the grass seed banks!

Read more about these fences and their additional benefits ->

Intermediate training

03 July 2019
project

A large part of our champion farmers have reached a new regreening level! They have followed a 5-day intermediate training. And they were eager to learn!

Besides improving their Kisiki Hai skills to bring back trees, the farmers learned about monitoring and evaluating the growing trees, they learned the new techniques Fanya Juu and Fanya Chini and they further developed their leadership and training skills. This allows them to transfer their knowledge of regreening even better to the other farmers!

Curious about Fanya Juu and Chini? Read it here >

New movie roadshow

13 June 2019
documentary movement

After a successful first movie (that reached 324 villages and about 200,000 people in the Dodoma region in Tanzania), it’s time for a follow-up! We’re going back to the villages in Dodoma with a new road show.

In Kisiki Hai I we introduced the farmers to the regreening technique Kisiki Hai (translated from Swahili: living stump), in the second part a clear sequel in which we go deeper into the techniques and where we can already show the first success stories.

A film by Justdiggit and LEAD Foundation
Directed by Wild Tree Video Productions

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