Many thanks to Pauline and Joe from the BBC World Service and everyone else who helped so much with this very fun documentary shoot about our work helping reseed Kenya's forests!
One million and one thanks to Fly-SAX.com for helping us spread the good word about planting more trees in Kenya!
Please make sure to check out the full article in their excellent in-flight magazine on your next trip with them! Asante Sana!!
Issue 28 Feb-April 2018. Page 8.
Many thanks to Fly540 and SAX Airlines!
Seedballs Kenya will feature in the German programme about reforestation in Kenya.
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To mark International Women’s Day on March 8, Landscapes News published a series of stories honoring women with a laurel for their dedication to improving the landscape. In this profile, Nadia De Souza of Lion Guardians wrote about Seedballs Kenya's Susie Kinyanjui.
Many many thanks to Deutsche Welle TV for this very fun short documentary on how to plant trees using a slingshot!
The seedballs that could reverse Kenya's deforestation. One social entrepreneur hopes that by using specially-coated tree seeds, Kenya's lost forests can be restored.
Part of our series Taking the Temperature, which focuses on the battle against climate change and the people and ideas making a difference.
Video producer: Joseph Vaneeckhout; Producer: Pauline Mason
Seedballs Kenya will feature in the BBC series Taking the Temperature, which focuses on the battle against climate change and the people and ideas making a difference.
A pilot readies himself to distribute tree seeds from the sky using a helicopter. The method is being practised by conservationists working with Teddy Kinyanjui (inset) who deals in eco-friendly products. PHOTO | COURTESY
Saturday December 9 2017 By PAULINE KAIRU
How 'seed bombing' could help Kenya's dwindling forests
Tiny seedballs sow new trees in bare land, eliminating the tedious tree-growing process and helping to combat deforestation
Kenyan schoolchildren using slingshots to plant trees
Nairobi: Schoolchildren in Kenya are helping to fight deforestation by planting seeds using slingshots. It’s part of an initiative by the company SeedBalls Kenya, which makes and sells seedballs globally. It encourages children to have slingshot competitions using the charcoal-covered seeds instead of stones. About 2 million seedballs have been planted in Kenya in the past year and a half in what has been called “guerrilla gardening.” Kenya’s government has recognised the threat from deforestation and earlier this year imposed a temporary logging ban that was extended in May by another six months. AP
1 million seedballs distributed in 1 and a half hours!
Seedball dispersal products designed by ISK STEM Engineering Students
Slingshots in hand, Kenyans work to replant vanishing forests
In October 2018, the DSWT launched a new project aimed at inspiring school children to start planting trees. The two-pronged approach involved a large-scale seed-balling initiative in Chyulu Hills National Park (CHNP) and a tree planting competition involving 731 school children from 4 different schools also bordering CHNP.
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