Community Update

Digital Empowerment Toolkit Now Available!

At World Pulse, we recognize the need for ongoing learning—for you and for your community! Our toolkits aim to provide the resources you need to advance your social change work.

We are excited to introduce our Digital Empowerment Trainers’ Toolkit, a dynamic resource to help you bring the benefits of connecting online to women in your community. Check it out today! »

Introducing myself and my journal

About Me:

Since 1977, GBM has planted over 45 million trees in Kenya, and thousands of women have been empowered to lift themselves and their families out of poverty.

In 2004, GBM’s founder Wangari Maathai became the first environmentalist and African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

We want to spread our model for sustainable development around the world. Now that we are aware that up to 25% of carbon emissions are the result of deforestation - that's more than the entire transportation sector combined! - the need to get planting and stop cutting is proving ever more necessary in the survival of this planet of ours.

So what can you do? Start by spreading the word.

Talk to each other, share your amazing fundraising ideas, take a look at our website, tell us about your own projects, sign up for our e-news updates, plant a tree.

We will be sharing our new projects, fundraising endeavours and news on this site. If you want any more information, do not hesitate to get in touch.

"When we plant trees, we plant the seeds of peace and hope." Wangari Maathai

For media requests, speaking invitations and other inquiries, please contact our regional Green Belt Movement offices:

Americas: gbmius@greenbeltmovement.org
Europe and Asia: gbmi@greenbeltmovement.org
Africa: gbm@greenbeltmovement.org

Comments

Fatima Waziri's picture

Hey there! Welcome to

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

It’s so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fabulous time with your new online friends as well as find this to be a very positive experience. I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.
Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!

Peace!
Fatima

Y's picture

Hello from World Pulse. You

Hello from World Pulse.

You have reached out to World Pulse, and we are grateful for your presence.

I act as a volunteer World Pulse welcomer for new WP members and listener for other journal entries. This is some of the most exciting and rewarding work I've ever done. Through this effort, I have become a world volunteer.

I am wondering whether you have found any World Pulse efforts that really stir you to action. Our searchable site has so many examples of females empowering each other through education and encouragement, that there is certain to have inspiration for all.

We'd love to hear from you again.

Yvette

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