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Mike Whitehead

FONSA - 10,000 trees for Nablus

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]FONSA is planting olive trees in vulnerable villages around Nablus.  [/p][p]Thanks to your donations we have already planted over 5,000 trees in 27 villages.[/p][lt]h3[gt][span=color: #008000;]Benefits[/span][lt]/h3[gt][p]These trees make a substantial contribution to family income and sustainability. Olives are a traditional crop in Palestine and an important symbol of peace and hope.[/p][p]Olive harvesting in October is a family time when everyone helps to gather the harvest which is then pressed or preserved.[/p][lt]h3[gt][span=color: #008000;]Partnership[/span][lt]/h3[gt][p]Farmers who can afford it are asked to make a small contribution; this means that even more trees are planted and it becomes a shared project.  We want the farmers to ensure they receive trees of good quality which they will look after despite the many difficulties they face.  [/p][p]Trees are planted during the wet season (October-March) but still need watering and protection from animals while they are small and vulnerable.[/p] [lt]h3[gt][span=color: #008000;]Photo[/span][lt]/h3[gt][p]The [b]picture[/b] shows a FONSA olive tree ready for planting in the village of Qusin which is west of Nablus. It is bordered by the illegal Qedumim settlement.  For 7 years Qusin was cut off from Nablus by Israeli roadblocks.[/p][p][b]Additional note:[/b][/p][p][span=color: #000000; font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12.96px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; display: inline !important; float: none;]Through Virgin Money Giving, your donation will be quickly processed and passed to FONSA. Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on our behalf if you are eligible and confirm your agreemenet. I really appreciate all your support and thank you for your donations.[/span][/p]

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Event

Personal Challenge Date

01 Jun 2018

Charity

Supporters

13-Jun-2018

Anonymous

15-Feb-2017

Judy Aliferis

Another donation from the Aliferis family in memory of Peter. Thank you for continuing to plant trees around Nablus.

£51.00 plus £12.75 Gift Aid

20-Jan-2016

Judy Aliferis and Family

Another donation in memory of Peter Aliferis. Please keep planting more olive trees.

£51.00 plus £12.75 Gift Aid

18-Jan-2016

Anonymous

Please use for whichever trees are most needed!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

16-Jul-2015

Anonymous

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

10-Jul-2015

Anonymous

Donation of 10 trees in the name of my wife

£41.00 plus £10.25 Gift Aid

09-Jul-2015

Anonymous

i am leaving a donation of £200 for planting Olive trees in Nablus.

08-Jul-2015

Asma,Surayyaa & Zahid

sadaqah 7 olive trees

10-Apr-2015

Valeria and Maud

Tim, we hope you are smiling to the angels as you always did to us

£100.00

16-Feb-2015

Judy Aliferis

This donation for olive trees has been made by his family in memory of Peter Aliferis.

£41.00 plus £10.25 Gift Aid