The Vision of Wangari Maathai, a film by Lisa Merton and Alan Dater

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Planting Hope – Wangari Maathai and the Green Belt Movement

DVD (7 min.)

Appropriate for all ages, this inspiring seven-minute film focuses on Wangari and the tree-planting women of the Green Belt Movement. This is a great complement to your tree-planting activities and classroom curricula.

“This little gem captures the heart and soul of the Green Belt Movement, planting inspiration and joy.”

Wanjira Mathai, Chair, Green Belt Movement

“Wangari’s success planting trees in Kenya is a reminder of how trees support life everywhere. This short DVD will energize the faithful and change minds.”

Alice Ewen Walker, Executive Director
Alliance for Community Trees

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Lisa Merton and Alan Dater

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