Trees for Life

“They planted so we may eat, we plant so they may eat.”

Palestinian proverb

Zaytoun is proud to support Trees for Life, a tree planting programme run by the Palestine Fair Trade Association. So far Zaytoun customers have sponsored the planting of over 135,450 trees!

The programme offers an opportunity to take positive action to support Palestinian farmers, planting hope and affirming their right to land and livelihood. It also makes a wonderful ethical gift for seasonal and religious celebrations. 
The PFTA supports farmers whose land has been impacted by the occupation, and priority is given to young people and women who are starting out in farming, as well farmers whose land has been impacted by military or settler destruction.

Let’s get tree planting!

It costs £20 for five olive tree saplings to be distributed by the Palestinian Fair Trade Association (PFTA). We keep administrative costs to a minimum and have outlined a simple process below. We’re happy to answer any questions, so please email or phone us before you purchase if you’d like to know more.

Please note that our system can only process certificates with the name written in the Latin alphabet, and we’re unable to alter them after purchase so please check the spelling carefully before completion.

How to plant a tree in Palestine:
  • Type the name(s) in English for each gift certificate.
  • For additional gift certificates for different recipients, make separate purchases.
  • You’ll receive an automated email for each purchase with a gift certificate attached.
  • The certificate will also be available on this page as a PDF download immediately after purchase.
  • If you do not see your certificate email (which is separate to the PayPal receipt) please check your clutter folders for emails from trees@zaytoun.uk
  • Please see our FAQ for more information.

plant a tree now

Please ensure the name is correctly spelt as there is £10 charge for amendments once payment has been processed.

Desktop users: pay by credit or debit card. No need for a PayPal account.
Mobile users: you will need to log in or register a PayPal account.

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