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RAPH & REMY
regenerates the planet by replanting bamboo trees

For every purchase, we plant 1 bamboo tree in Sri Lanka.


Mangrove replanting location

Project stats

  • CO2 Carbon Capture

  • 50
  • On land biodiversity

  • 40
  • Underwater biodiversity

  • 0
  • Social Impact

  • 90
  • Gender equality

  • 40

Why are we replanting bamboo trees?

Bamboo trees releases 35% more oxygen than trees and absorbs carbon dioxide. Bamboo forests can help quickly replenish a forest stripped of timber, produce food and shelter for several animals as well as regulating services such as groundwater recharge and landscape restoration. Bamboo trees will be sold locally and/or crafted into daily practical items that serve as a replacement for plastic materials.

Why support bamoo replanting with Grow Bamboo Initiative?

Grow Bamboo Initiative aims to promote bamboo plantation globally to empower local communities and the economy.

The bamboo reforestation project aims to plant more than 25 hectares of bamboo involving more than 200 local farmers in the following activities: plant purchasing and distribution, technical assistance for planting and professional management and harvesting, forming and strengthening of bamboo growers and training coordinators to collect data.

Why it matters

This project provides long-term employment for the local community. Workers receive intensive training on proper restoration techniques. This is often delivered by workers from other local projects. Long-term monitoring and guarding of the restored mangrove forest through a separate “guard fund”, created at the very beginning of the restoration efforts.

They provide long-term employment for the local community. Workers receive intensive training on proper restoration techniques.

Project Managers

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Julia Washbourne

Co-founder & CEO

Julia owns a brand of environmentally friendly home and lifestyle products made from Bamboo, with a mission – promote growing bamboo as a versatile plant.

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Shyam Paudel

Co-founder

Shyam Paudel has more than 20 years of experience on the field of community foresty and climate change. He managed project in more than 15 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

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