Do you remember the “Tree(s) and forest(s) for biodiversity” call for projects launched on 28 September 2020 by the Maisons du Monde Foundation? After our committee of experts and Board of Directors pre-selected seven applications in December 2020, Maisons du Monde employees were able to vote for their three favourite projects. Here they are!
Envol Vert, the Maisons du Monde staff favourite, is an association fighting deforestation caused by the expansion of agricultural land and illegal logging of precious woods in the Peruvian Amazon. Funds raised through the ARRONDI scheme will enable the association to:
In the “climate battle”, Planteurs Volontaires call on their ally, the tree! The association aims to get French people more involved in the protection and restoration of their living environment by creating local Planteurs Volontaires groups.
The project aims to get locals involved in the protection of trees and then create 10 autonomous groups in 3 regions of France that will aim to plant 30,000 trees together.
Deforestation in Haiti is mainly a result of intensive agriculture carried out for export. Secours Catholique therefore works towards restoring the Haitian ecosystem by:
Head to Maisons du Monde at the end of February to support these associations!