Baobab Guardian programme helps communities

Date: 18 December 2015 By: Isabel Venter

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The Baobab Guardian programme is a unique tree-plainting initiative where rural Vhavenda women plant and care of a baobab seedling at their homes, until it is tall enough to survive on its own. 

The guardians are rewarded for each centimeter their tree grows. 

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Isabel Venter

Isabel joined the Zoutpansberger and Limpopo Mirror in 2009 as a reporter. She holds a BA Degree in Communication Sciences from the University of South Africa. Her beat is mainly crime and court reporting.

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