To protect forests and surrounding landscapes.
To improve the livelihoods of forest-dependent communities.
To partner with organizations that enrich forests.
To increase people’s appreciation and understanding of forest protection.
“Our People” (“Aming mga tao” in Filipino), as written in Baybayin, the Ancient Filipino script, is the best resource that we have to accomplish our mission of protecting the forests.
“Our Trees” (“Aming mga puno” in Filipino) is the core of our mission. Since 2002, we have been providing grants to organizations that empower the people to protect the forests.
“Nipa Hut” (“Kubo” in Filipino) refers to the traditional native homes of the Filipinos. In the same manner, the forests are home to various flora, fauna, and even people who all depend on it in different ways.
Given their ecological significance and importance to communities, we are working to protect the following landscapes: