Global Reforestation Depends on These People

In March 2010, TIST members from Uganda and Kenya had the opportunity to engage in a regional exchange to develop Best Practices for building mud...

Meet Mr. Govindaswamy, a TIST farmer along with his family from Kurisilapattu Village, Thirupattur, Vellore District, Tamil Nadu, India.

Working together with the TIST Project, Kenyan women are changing local lives and growing community resources.

Over 6845 TIST Groups in Kenya have been growing since 2005.

An amazing story of human perseverance against all odds.

Local Farmers Make it all Possible

The real credit for the outstanding results of this program belongs to the local subsistence farmers who collect indigenous seeds, make nurseries, plant seedlings, and keep them alive through droughts, floods, cattle and goat raids and rogue elephants. TIST farmers are proud of the benefits their trees are having on their lives and on the global environment.

Co-Founder, TIST