WorldLife Foundation

WorldLife is a neutral and independent organization, specialized in recovery of indigenous nature. WorldLife stimulates the return of the Eco-System in very arid area’s spread all over the world. Due to the effects of Climate Change/ behavior of humans, the negative impact on the Eco-System has been dramatic. 

WorldLife started her first reforestation project in Kenya in 2011. Together with national and international partners the Eco-System has been returning by planting indigenous trees in a very arid area in the Southern part of Kenya. Due to the planting of indigenous trees, the ground water raised and lower vegetation restored. Within 8 months the biodiversity returned, bees, butterflies, ants, etc.. After 12 months wildlife came back, snakes, antelopes, zebra’s and within 2 years the fist giraffes enjoyed their returned habitat. 

A Success rate of 87,5%

Due to the growth of lower vegetation, WorldLife was enabled to also plant indigenous vegetables, fruits and herbs. WorldLife involved 10 primary schools in this area. The children learned how to restore indigenous nature by special developed nature education. This practical education format teaches how to use 'the waterboxx’. The waterboxx is the tool WorldLife uses in her reforestation projects. Read more about the Waterboxx in the tab, Waterboxx.

 

The theoretical education teaches:

  • What is the value of nature

  • What is the connection between our existence and nature

  • How can humans restore the ecosystem with a minimum of tools

 

WorldLife achieved a succes rate in this pilot of 87.5% which means 87.5% of all the planted seedlings became trees in good/ very good condition.

  • WorldLife reached 100,000 children with this education

  • About 28,000 indigenous trees have been planted

  • Due to the tree planting, ground water raised

  • Biodiversity has returned, bees, ants, butterflies, etc.

  • Low vegetation has returned and made it possible to create buffer zones with vegetables, fruit and herbs

  • 10,000 people who live of the harvests stay in the inlands of Kenya

  • 10 schools generate income through the sale of honey, fruit, vegetables and herbs and have become self-reliant

  • Children have learned how to make beehives and learn to harvest honey

  • Local sustainable boost for micro economy

  • The low vegetation has returned, such as grassland, shrubs and flowers. Cattle can be held again after a long time

  • The quality of life and therefore the health of many have improved greatly

  • Through the return of indigenous nature the possibilities for good living conditions returned and people stay in their original environment. Urbanization is therefore greatly reduced

  • The project has now been fully adopted by the Kenyan population

  • The locals have become the owners of the project. The people experience the benefits of nature restoration and take full responsibility for the sustainable improvement of the quality of life for this- and future generations

  • The local people have become self-reliant

  • The award of the Kenyan Government for Ndabiby Primary school - for the most sustainable project of Reforestation and Nature Restoration in Kenya

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