Our Mission

Who We Are

Rooted In Hope is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization working globally to promote awareness and create sustainable solutions to the world’s social and environmental challenges. Our commitment to conservation and community development is helping to preserve precious ecosystems and transform people’s lives around the world. Read More

What We Do

Rooted In Hope advances environmental and social development through forest conservation and sustainable agriculture. Our international outreach projects take an integrated approach to sustainable development, addressing the immediate and long-term needs of people and the planet. Read More

Our Work

We plant trees to restore threatened ecosystems, protect wildlife, enhance biodiversity, recharge critical watersheds, and reduce soil erosion.
We improve agricultural productivity on smallholder farms by planting tree seedlings sourced from local women-run nurseries .
Water Conservation
 We contribute to the availability of water in rural communities through watershed protection, water harvesting projects, and drip-irrigation on small farms.
Kitchen Gardens
We advance food security through conservation agriculture techniques that  increase smallholder yields and reduce environmental degradation.
Rural Microenterprise
We work with rural women’s groups to increase income opportunities through the harvest and sale of non-timber forest products.

Latest from the Blog

  • Southward Bound!

Southward Bound!

  • March 6th, 2014

And we’re off! This morning we leave for Ushuaia, the southern-most city in the […]


“Thanks so much Rooted In Hope for being such an inspiration to the women. We are so, so grateful. I hope we are able to expand the programs and reach the many that don’t have access to green energy.”
Joyce Mureithi, Local Volunteer/Coordinator, Kenya
“Cathy, Jenny, & Katie – Leave a legacy with Rooted In Hope. God Bless you.”
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, MV Explorer 9/17/10
“We greatly feel honored by your donation towards the purchase of a school donkey. This beast of burden will assist in ferrying water to the school. We are proud to be associated with your organisation.”
Maina Wanjau, Principal - Muramati Secondary School, Kenya