Category Archives: Haiti

GAPL, Support Group Local Generation in Haiti

Not a familiar name?  It’s music to our ears at TTFF.  Remember the name Charlotin Frednaud!  This energetic young man paid his own expenses to travel from the north of Haiti to Port au Prince, a journey of many hours, … Continue reading

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TTFF Hero: Timote Georges

Timote Georges is an agronomist, and Co-founder and Country Director for Haiti, with Smallholder Farmers Alliance. Born in Haiti in 1978, Timote Georges grew up on a farm. He studied agronomy at the United Nations-mandated University for Peace in Costa … Continue reading

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Breadfruit Flour Factory, Jeremie, Haiti

This is the Jeremie, Haiti, breadfruit factory under construction.  It may not be as large as Trump Tower, but it’s equally impressive to us!  Pierre-moise Louis and Renel Pierre are our two heroes.  Bright young entrepreneurs, they produce over 400 … Continue reading

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Trees That Feed Heroes: Mr. Guy Paraison

Guy Paraison is a natural partner for Trees That Feed Foundation. A champion for the people and the environment, Guy was one of the first to receive TTFF trees in Haiti. He has worked for Plant With Purpose Haiti for … Continue reading

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Collaboration in the Caribbean: New program this fall!

Trees That Feed Foundation recently received a grant from The Conservation, Food & Health Foundation to facilitate a new fruit tree propagation program in the Caribbean, and we couldn’t be more excited about it! Sustainability is a priority of Trees … Continue reading

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New Video!

We are excited to share our new video with you! On National Philanthropy Day, Trees That Feed Foundation won a 2014 Philanthropy Award from Make It Better. As an award prize, a team of very talented people worked with us … Continue reading

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1,000 Cashew Trees for Haiti

August 13th, 2014. While our largest focus here at TTFF is on breadfruit, we also distribute trees of other varieties. Depending on climate and growing conditions, these varieties have included pomegranate, mango, lychee, guava, ackee – and now cashew! The cashew … Continue reading

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Yvonne’s First Breadfruit Tree

Thanks to the Breadfruit Institute at the National Tropical Botanical Garden, a key partner and supporter of Trees That Feed Foundation, Yvonne has just planted her first breadfruit tree. Yvonne is a member of theSmallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA) in Haiti, … Continue reading

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Trees That Feed Heroes: Mr. Eric Helgemo

August 27th, 2014. Eric Helgemo is not only a crucial partner of Trees That Feed Foundation’s, but also a true hero of ours. Eric is the President of Three Angels Children’s Relief, a non-profit organization working to help orphans and at-risk … Continue reading

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What is Happier than a Pig in Mud?!

June 3rd, 2014. Nothing, except maybe a Haitian pig in mud. Why is this photo from our recent TTFF trip so important? It indicates environmental growth in Haiti. There was an unfortunate chapter in Haitian history when local Haitian pigs … Continue reading

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