Children in SOS Village receive vital support during Coronavirus

Fair Trees Foundation is distributing funds to ensure children in Ambrolauri get the care, nourishment and remote learning they need during COVID-19.

Children already in need of care are even more affected when daily contact to teachers and classmates is replaced by digital remote learning due to the Coronavirus. Those impacted by this include the children, who together with their foster parents, live in the town of Ambrolauri in Georgia.

Now the children as well as their foster parents are to get much needed and unexpected support.

Fair Trees Foundation is providing a total of GEL 5,000 to eight SOS children to help them through the pandemic and to create improved opportunities for remote learning.

“Right now it’s difficult for the foster family just to make sure that the children receive food and adequate care, which affects their education, which is currently meant to be taking place at home. And we’d very much like to do something about this”, says Zhana Babunashvili, a Fair Trees Foundation project planning and development manager, who recently visited the SOS Children’s Village getting the donation.

The donation includes tablets for digital learning as well as antiseptic products to prevent COVID-19 contagion. Besides, the small family type house got bread baking machine, which will significantly eliminate the costs.

“Children need routine and calm, which allows for both learning and play; while the parents need counselling, information and support to get through the ongoing pandemic. At Fair Trees Foundation we hope that our donation can help with the fulfilment of both”, states Zhana Babunashvili.

Fair Trees is an international Christmas tree producer certified by Fair Trade Denmark and member of WFTO. All our trees are produced with the greatest possible respect for the environment and under the best possible working conditions. The Fair Trees Fund contributes to the education, health and development of the residents of Ambrolauri, Georgia. Over 90% of the Nordmann Christmas trees we sell in Europe are produced in a more than 100-year-old forest in the Ambrolauri region of Georgia. Every year we sell more than 650,000 Fair Trees Christmas in Germany alone.

Learn more at: fairtreesfund.com and www.fairtrees.dk

For more information about our latest donation contact: Marianne Bols, Founder, Fair Trees on +45 40627043 or at mb@fairtrees.dk.