The Butterfly Tree

The Butterfly Tree

Charity information

The Butterfly Tree

The Butterfly Tree was founded in 2006 to support orphans and vulnerable communities in rural areas of Zambia, decimated by the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

Founded 2006

  • Mission statement

    THE BUTTERFLY TREE'S aim is to support rural communities decimated by the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Zambia, one of the poorest countries in the world. Providing the essentials in life: WATER FOOD HEALTH and EDUCATION.

    Funds raised go directly to the cause - NO administration or personal fees are deducted - all our members both in the UK and Zambia are voulnteers. The money is used to advance the education in the form of orphan sponsorship, feeding programs, building schools and teachers' houses. On health issues the charity funds malaria and HIV/AIDS prevention programs, treatment for sick children and the elderly in addition to providing bore holes, sanitation and housing for the vulnerable. Sustainabilty is promoted in all areas. The projects are regularly overseen by the trustees and volunteer members of The Butterfly Tree NGO committee in Zambia.
    The Butterfly Tree has a proven record of transparency.

  • Aims

    The Butterfly Tree aims to:

    • Water - to ensure that rural schools and communities have access to safe, clean water by providing bore holes and hand pumps
    • Education - to advance the education in rural schools by building classrooms and teacher's houses, installing bore holes and providing materials and equipment and an orphan sponsorship programme
    • Food - to provide sustainable feeding programmes by donating funds for rural schools to create school gardens to grow vegetables and maize for orphaned and vulnerable children
    • Health - to provide funds for safe innovative malaria prevention interventions to help save lives. HIV and AIDS prevention using peer educators and for the treatment for sick children
  • Overview

    Established: February 2006

    Registered Charity Number: 1118084

    Board members: 4

    Volunteers: 10

    Phone number: 01926 843699

    Address: 3 Gannaway Court Norton Lindsey Warwick CV35 8JR

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