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Weʼre raising £3,000 to fund the planting of trees in the Amazon rainforest by the Surui tribe in Rondonia, Brazil.

Bristol, England, United Kingdom

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With Love From Fishponds

The Amazon rainforest is under constant threat from ever-increasing illegal deforestation, as thousands of trees are being illegally cut down or burnt every day. Through the People's University of Fishponds, our wider community is linking with the Surui tribespeople in Rondonia, Brazil who, as guardians of their forest, spend many months of the year growing saplings and re-foresting devastated land to save it for us all.

The whole Surui tribe spend every year growing tree saplings, nurturing & planting them in areas which have been decimated by illegal loggers, and their reforestation efforts ensures the Amazon rainforest remains one of Earth's vital lungs to protect vital species and more ultimately, our global climate stability.

We ask you to please give generously to save part of this vital rainforest in Rondonia which, being part of the wider Amazon rainforest, acts as a lung for the world. Our Fishponds Forest will be mapped on Google Earth within the Surui rainforest by the NGO Aquaverde who support the Surui and other communities across the world.

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  • Sally Ridley1 month ago
    Sally Ridley

    Sally Ridley

    1 month ago

    Update: we're still a long way off my £3k goal, so I'd be really grateful if you would keep sharing this page with friends, family & colleagues. The £1,242.50 raised has already been donated to the Surui and will be funding the planting of 100 native trees over the winter. But that is a spit in the ocean of what's needed in the Amazon, so I'd really like to raise more money if at all possible. Please do also share this with the companies you work for, as they could donate as part of their CSR remit & sustainability goals. Many thanks.

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  • Sally Ridley2 months ago
    Sally Ridley

    Sally Ridley

    2 months ago

    As the last fundraising page expired, this is a new page to continue the amazing efforts you are all making to help reach our target of £3,000 to plant 240 trees in the Amazon rainforest. All funds raised on the previous page will be donated to this page asap.

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Page last updated on: 11/29/2022 14.16

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  • People's University of Fishponds event donations

    People's University of Fishponds event donations

    Nov 29, 2022

    This money is from everyone at PUF events who kindly donated money towards saving the Surui rainforest in the Amazon.

    £63.80

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Nov 27, 2022

    £20.00

  • Julie Dawn harris

    Julie Dawn harris

    Nov 5, 2022

    My very best wishes in all that you do to save the rainforest. Please plant these trees next spring.Dawn Harris

    £25.00

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Sally Ridley

Sally Ridley

Bristol, England, United Kingdom

NB - the original page ended, so the £1,242.50 has already been given to the Surui tribespeople to plant 100 native tree saplings, however, I'm continuing to raise money until the end of Nov to hopefully raise £3000 for saplings which will be planted between Dec '22 and Mar '23.

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