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Travel June 2014 (10. Juli 2014)

Visit to the project areas in the north in June 2014. Many impressions and successful results for the preparations. Everyone is looking forward to the rain and for the plantations to start!



On May 23, 2014 our foundation was awarded the renowned Energy Globe Award. A number of board members and the Ethiopian consul, arriving from Geneva, attended the ceremony. The award is a very big honor for us, at the same time...



Find attached the impresions from the working trip of Adrian and Simon Pfister to most of the project areas. The objectives of the trip was to control the long-term afforestations and discuss the activities for them as well as...



After a fruitful collaboration in 2013, we are delighted that we were again selected as social partner for the 2014 half-marathon in Fribourg (see here the website). The marathon will be on July 1st, 2014. We are looking forward...



Congratulations to Mrs. Kebra Kiros Teweldemadhir and Mr. Michael Husein Teshome, our Ethiopian guests, for winning the first half-marathon of Fribourg.



for the second year, the Micarna Goodwill-Team will support our foundation. This support includes a donation of CHF 10'000 for afforestations in Ethiopia. It was a special honor for Kurt Pfister, to receive the Check from the...



We congratulate this great athlete for this huge honor!

With special pleasure we congratulate Nicola Spirig, member of the Micarna Goodwill-Team to be honored as Swiss athlete of the Year. She, as grand personality and...



On December 7th 2013 was the 5 year anniversary celebration of the Accordeos Foundation with an event at the Franziskus Center in Üetikon am See. For the occasion of the anniversary, the foundation donated the amount of CHF...



Interview with Swisscom (19. April 2012)

Swisscom offers on their Bluewin portal an interview with Kurt Pfister, titled 'the man who plants hope with trees'. We thank Swisscom very much for this platform, which shows great interest from day one. Here you find the link...



Simon Pfister's trip to Ethiopia had the following objectives: control project status, especially new afforestation projects, reporting, potential collaboration with Viva Humanidad for school projects, control school projects,...



Trip October 2011 (07. November 2011)

The objective of Kurt's trip were the following: negotiations with the organization SOS sahel zone (potential collaboration), visiting project areas, reporting (afforestations July/August 2011), conferece of Swiss NGOs being...



given our 10 year anniversary, the Migros Magazin (edition 19/2010) wrote an article about our activites in Ethiopia and the results achieved in 2009. A very good summary of our work with impressive results and vivid pictures...



Our president, Kurt Pfister, was invited to the TOP TALK on Tuesday April 20. 2010 by TELE TOP. You can view the talk online in the archive of TELE TOP (see link below, in German only). Once more, a vivid and colorful picture of...



Simon Pfister was invited to give a presentation of our foundation's work at the GIN Annual Conference in Geneva. See the recorded video stream (follow the link below).

 

GIN, Global Issues Network, is a network of students from...



Listen to the radio interview of Kurt Pfister on Radio Top (March 15, 2010). An interesting and vivid report of our work in Ethiopia. The interview is in German only.





Compensate your CO2-footprint through aforestation in Ethiopia.



In December 2009 / January 2010, Simon Pfister visited the different project areas in Ethiopia. At the same time, some new areas were evaluated and several meetings with representatives of peasant associations and government...



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After receiving an award by the Tigray region in March 2009, in January 2010 our projects in the Oromo region were honored. The award honors our activities regarding protection of natural resources, local development and women...



After the magazine EMOTION, the different women magazine, supported the afforestation of 110'000 trees with its September edition, in collaboration with Foundation Yves Rocher, the December edition holds a extensive article of...



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