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The success of our gardens projects depend on the availability of, and our access to, resources often taken for granted by most people. Even the most mundane gardening tools are still urgently required, as well as:  

  • Fencing: barbed wire (to protect the gardens from vandals, thieves & and those who dump garbage in open spaces);
  • Seeds and seedlings;
  • Compost, fertilizer, bonemeal and other organic aids;
  • Shovels and spades;
  • Rakes and forks;
  • Wheelbarrows;
  • Hosepipes, buckets and watering aids; and
  • Water pumps.

Donations in kind of the above, and any other items, are greatly appreciated. Financial aid is also most welcome (see support for more information). All contributions are distributed to the communities directly. We would be delighted to send photos and reports, including on the impacts of individual donations.

To learn more about this initiative, read our project report and see our project photos.




In life, each person can take one of two attitudes: to build or to plant.

The builders might take years over their tasks, but one day, they finish what they’re doing.

Then they find they’re hemmed in by their own walls. Life loses its meaning when the building stops.

Then there are those who plant. They endure storms and all the many vicissitudes of the seasons, and they rarely rest.

But, unlike a building, a garden never stops growing.

And while it requires the gardener’s constant attention, it also allows life for the gardener to be a great adventure.

Gardeners always recognise each other, because they know that in the history of each plant lies the growth of the whole World.

Brida, Paolo Coelho




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