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Sister Thérèse Marie Céline
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Sister Thérèse Marie Céline: Local charity eager to plant trees
Sister Thérèse Marie Céline is the coordinator of Mpiahy ny Sahirana, a local charity which helps very poor people. Members of the association recently planted 3,000 tree samplings and are planning to plant an additional 2,000. More
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Richard Tsirinasy Bendala
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Richard Tsirinasy Bendala: Encouraging signs
Richard Tsirinasy Bendala, the President of Lovasoa, a grassroots association (COBA) in Ivohibé, remembers when the forest was still surrounding the village. “It was a long time ago,” he says. More
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Marcellin Nesy and part of his farmland
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Marcellin Nesy: Model farmer
Marcellin Nesy is a model farmer in Ivohibe. In 2007, he won the first reforestation contest – now organized each year in the region by WWF – to celebrate World Environment Day. More
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Environment Day 2010, Ivohibe, Madagascar.
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World Environment Day in Ivohibe
Ivohibe is an idyllic, peaceful and sleepy place. Not on Saturday June 5th though. June 5th was different. The WWF staff organised the World Environment Day for the fifth time this year. And because one day is not enough to talk about such an important subject, they started on May 31st already. More

WWF volunteers in Ivohibe

  • WWF MWIOPO hosts 18 volunteers every year. They come in groups of six and are placed in different projects where they can help raise awareness and develop new ideas. To know more about volunteers in Ivohibe read here

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