Results in 2013
During the 2013 planting season, 112 farmers in San Juan de Limay planted over 418,000 more trees – the biggest planting season yet!
Here’s a glimpse at our 2013 season in numbers:
- 112 farmers added land this year (104 of whom are new participants)
- 22 new communities were involved
- 418,340 trees were planted
- 273 hectares (or 382 soccer fields) were reforested
- 80,000 tonnes of CO2 will be sequestered by these trees
- $211,300 in direct payments have gone to the community members and project participants from 2013 plantings alone
- 254 additional community members were hired to help out, 47% of whom are women
- 25 nursery staff were hired, most of whom are women
This brings the grand total since 2010 up to approximately 926,000 trees planted, 192,000 carbon offsets generated, 240 farmers participating, and $472,500 in direct payments to the community!
Together, these trees will sequester over 112,000 tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere. This is equivalent to the average annual emissions of over 29,200 cars.