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Balbir Meeting

The Secret 

"Articulating the not-so-secret secret of why and how we live and serve every day is not easy. It is like asking someone who breathes every moment to describe what a breath is. For the poet in me, it would be just as hard to describe the dance of a butterfly."   Read more


Pages for Paraguay

San Marcos Elementary School in Paraguay has a library, but it is empty. Caring people are helping fill it and making books available to these young children. Read more

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Balbir Mathur to retire as president

After 30 years, Balbir will step back and allow someone else to lead Trees for Life in its next phase of serving our world. Read more

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Water for a Better World

Sometimes, the littlest things can save lives. Like drops of water, for example. Read more

The Moringa Tree

These tiny leaves could save millions of lives. More about Moringa

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Formula for Empowerment

Farmers in Nicaragua discover how a shift in perspective can transform lives.Nicaragua story

Interview with Balbir Mathur

"I am a servant of those who are making sacrifices for their people. That is fundamentally what Trees for Life does." Read interview