CSRWire – Baker Hughes Foundation Contributes $250,000 to Global Reforestation

Good News Notes: “The Baker Hughes Foundation has announced a $250,000 grant to One Tree Planted in support of global reforestation initiatives. The grant will be applied toward projects to plant 250,000 trees in regions where Baker Hughes operates in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. One Tree Planted is a leading environmental non-profit focused on the…

NIGERIA: Kano State launches a one million tree reforestation campaign

Good News Notes: “The government of Kano, a state in northern Nigeria, is committed to planting one million trees. The reforestation campaign aims to halt the advance of the desert in a region marked by temperatures of up to 440c. Desertification has reached alert levels in Nigeria. The West African country is experiencing land degradation…

This 10-Year-Old Texas Boy Is On A Mission To Feed And Educate Others

Good News Notes: “A 10-year-old Texas boy is on a mission to spread kindness through his charitable endeavors, Yahoo! Life reports.  Orion Jean first began his mission last year when his elementary school Teacher suggested the then 9-year-old enter the National Kindness Speech Contest.  “I decided that I was just going to give it a shot and…

Christian veteran’s nonprofit helps save 8 lives from Taliban terror

Good News Notes: “As NGOs and U.S. forces continue to race to get Americans and Afghan allies to safety ahead of the Biden administration’s Aug. 31 deadline in Afghanistan, one faith-based nonprofit helped evacuate an at-risk family of eight Christians from the chaos in Kabul. “I’m thankful for everyone involved,” All Things Possible founder Victor Marx told Fox News Friday. “We may be running…

Increasing Farm Productivity in Zimbabwe

Good News Notes: “Kwite village, in the Matabeleland South province of Zimbabwe, is right in the middle of the country’s cattle belt. Most rural farmers in this area own a few head of cattle as well as grow crops. The cattle are like walking banks for small-scale cattle farmers, and losing one means losing a large portion…

Trellyffaint: Proof unearthed of Neolithic dairy farming in Pembrokeshire

Good News Notes: “Shards of decorated pottery taken from the Trellyffaint Neolithic monument near Newport, Pembrokeshire, were found to contain dairy fat residue. The residue could only originate from milk-based substances such as butter, cheese, or more probably yoghurt. George Nash, of the Welsh Rock Art Organisation, said it was the earliest proof of dairy…

Price Rite kicks off pilot of Flashfood food waste reduction app

Good News Notes: “Wakefern Food Corp.’s Price Rite Marketplace has begun testing the Flashfood food waste reduction app in western New York. The free app from Toronto-based Flashfood gives shoppers access to exclusive deals on products — including meat, produce, seafood, dairy, deli and bakery — that are nearing their best-by date. In turn, the significantly reduced…

Community Fridges Are Popping Up Worldwide As A Solution To Food Insecurity And Waste

Good News Notes: “Community fridges are where residents come together to share food supplies. They have become a meaningful and crucial resource worldwide during the ongoing coronavirus crisis. It’s based on the premise that community should be a means of survival during times of scarcity – particularly when the institutions we depend on fail to provide sufficient…