Sponsoring trees funds communities whose rainforest is at risk from loggers. It helps villages invest in sustainable livelihoods that depend on the forest being kept standing.
Scientific Name: Pericopsis Elataometia | Common names: Afrormosia, Kokrodua, Assamela
Height: up to 50m | Width: up to 2m
Notes: African teak has brown, green or yellow-brown bark and a straight grain, and is used in boat building, joinery, flooring and decorative veneers. African teak is classified as Endangered on the IUCN Red List.
What you receive: A personalised, downloadable certificate, an online profile, and updates about the partnerships you’re supporting.
Sponsoring a tree with Cool Earth is just one way we package your support. Cool Earth does not buy land or trees from our community partners and therefore cannot sell them to our supporters.
Instead, the money from tree sponsorship goes towards Cool Earth’s essential rainforest conservation projects around the world.