cost per tree is £15
Aid, 41 George IV Bridge Edingburgh EH1 1EL 0131 220 1254
should be made payable to Christian Aid
Aid is a registered charity, charity no. 258003
Tree, the international symbol for peace is also the national symbol
of prosperity and happiness for Middle Eastern countries in general
and for the Palestinians in particular.
of the families living in the West Bank depend on the olive trees
for their living.
provide not only olives but also the oil that is the base for Palestinian
oil and wood are also very useful as energy generating assets of
lighting and heating in places where electricity has not yet been
Since the beginning
of the first Intifada (Uprising) in 1987 olive trees have been uprooted
by Israeli Military forces. Over 260,000 olive trees have been uprooted
before mid 2002, and still being uprooted everyday.
On behalf of
thee YMCA and the East Jerusalem YMCA (Christian Aid Partner) you
are invited as individuals or groups to help plant olive trees in
the West Bank.
will take place only in agreement with landowners and farmers on
whose land trees will be placed. They participate in the planting
and in secuting the future care of the trees supported by specialists.
If you wish
to help sponsor an Olive Tree: You
a Certificate of Appreciation
be recognised at the site and can go an visit your trees when
you feel like it.
help build hope among the Palestinian people for prosperous and