In alignment with our New Growth Program, ASE supports this non-profit organization with the intentions of planting thousands of new trees throughout the world, while creating employment for local villagers who can then provide for their families. Eden Reforestation Projects is a non-profit organization that takes a holistic approach to reforestation and ecological restoration in developing countries. Their work includes:
Eden Reforestation Projects starts by hiring the local villagers to plant trees. This gives them a consistent income so they can provide for their families. As reforestation efforts continue, healthy forests begin to emerge and the negative effects of deforestation begin to disappear. The villages protect their new forests because they have a vested interest in them. Their work has a top-tier seedling survival rate of over 80%.