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: Pometia pinnata | Common names: Taun Tree, Island Lychee, Tava
Height: up to 40m | Width: up to 2m
Water: 760 litres | CO2: 8 tonnes
Notes: Matoa is a large tropical hardwood which grows into a tall canopy tree throughout south east asia. They have pinnate leaves and green, yellow or dark red fruits about the size of your thumb, which taste a bit like a lychee and are a popular fruit for eating in Papua New Guinea.
Partnership Supported: Yakolima
What you receive: A personalised, downloadable certificate, an online profile, and updates about the partnership you’ve supported.