Causes

The Bodhi Tree Foundation is proud to support the following grass-roots programs that are focused on supporting people, protecting cultural heritage and conserving biodiversity around the globe.

2013 BENEFICIARIES

Save the Elephants

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The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

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WildAid

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African Wildlife Foundation

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2012 BENEFICIARIES

Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust

Kenya

*Travel Powers Change Award Winner

Works to protect the legendary biodiversity of East Africa by partnering professional conservationists and Maasai leaders to develop sustainable economic programs that conserve the ecosystem and directly benefit local Maasai communities.
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Cambodian Living Arts Program

Cambodia

Seeks to foster the arts in Cambodia through grassroots initiatives to promote economic, social and cultural development and a shared sense of Cambodian culture and identity.
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Southern Environmental Association

Belize

Works towards improving stewardship and the environmental integrity of key marine areas in southern Belize, including the Belize Barrier Reef System, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the second-largest coral reef in the world.
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The Bodhi Tree Foundation grant was generously matched by a grant from The Spirit of Big Five Foundation.

2011 BENEFICIARIES

Trees4Children

Byumbani Village, Kitui, Kenya

A philanthropic business initiative funded by Make A Mark, that has developed, and continues to nurture, a sustainable forest which provides economic support to over 1,000 HIV/AIDS affected children and elders.
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Mesoamerican Reef Leadership Program

San José Insurgentes, Mexico

Seeks to accelerate conservation in the Mesoamerican Reef Region by identifying and empowering local leaders to carry out bold and replicable projects to address major threats to the reef.
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African Wildlife Foundation

Serengeti, Tanzania

Provides support to the people of Africa to ensure protection of the continent's wildlife and wild lands. AWF is advocating for alternatives to the proposal to construct a road through the Serengeti.
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Helgeo Hope Centre

Nairobi, Kenya

Supports destitute children and their families, youth with special needs, and poor women living in the Kibera slums through educational sponsorships, mobility assistance, medical care, feeding center, youth counseling and micro-credit loans.
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2010 BENEFICIARIES

Edeyo

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Dedicated to improving the future of children in Haiti by rebuilding dilapidated schools, supplying students with learning materials and providing them with nutritional support.
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The Bodhi Tree Foundation grant was generously matched by a grant from The Spirit of Big Five Foundation.
 

Aaranyak

Assam, India

Fosters conservation of biodiversity in Northeast India Community through initiatives like its Tiger Conservation Unit (CTCU), a volunteer force created around the Orang National Park to monitor human-wildlife conflict in the region and assist in the conservation of the Royal Bengal tiger (currently categorized as Endangered on the IUCN Red List).
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Conservation International

Galapagos Islands

Works to ensure a healthy and productive planet for everyone through science, policy and field work, like its Galapagos marine reserve project, designed to facilitate co-existence between the islands' wildlife and local communities.
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2009 BENEFICIARIES

FXB/Protravel International Rwandan Village

Rwanda

The Village Model Program was established in Rwanda in 1995 to provide support to families and communities faced with the challenges of caring for thousands of orphans and vulnerable children left homeless in the wake of the AIDS pandemic and devastation from the genocide.
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Heritage Watch

Cambodia

Dedicated to protecting Cambodia's cultural treasures by working to prevent the looting and illicit trade of antiquities while promoting responsible, sustainable tourism and economic development.
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African Wildlife Foundation

Serengeti, Tanzania

Provides support to the people of Africa to ensure protection of the continent's wildlife and wild lands. AWF is funding conservation efforts directed at the endangered black rhino population of the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania.
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Fundacion Haciendas del Mundo Maya

Merida, Mexico

Helping rebuild highly marginalized indigenous communities in the Yucatan Peninsula by developing and implementing social projects in five areas: health, education, housing, environmental and productive projects.
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Southern Environmental Association

Belize

Works towards improving stewardship and the environmental integrity of key marine areas in southern Belize, including the Belize Barrier Reef System, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the second-largest coral reef in the world.
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