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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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Personal Challenge Date

01 Jun 2018






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


Judy Aliferis and Family

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

£51.00 plus £12.75 Gift Aid



Please use for whichever trees are most needed!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid



£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid



Donation of 10 trees in the name of my wife

£41.00 plus £10.25 Gift Aid



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


Asma,Surayyaa & Zahid

sadaqah 7 olive trees


Valeria and Maud

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



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