WE BELIEVE COMMUNITIES THRIVE WHEN THEY WORK TOGETHER
Vibrant and flourishing African communities in an ever-changing world.
Promoting and supporting community-led development through partnerships and the sharing of knowledge and expertise.
Collaboration. Innovation. Changemaking.
The primary goal of ICPSD is to support community-led development and ecosystem
restoration. We work with local communities in a unique, holistic approach, blending science-
based and local knowledge to bolster local communities, youth, and women in improving
environmental and economic resilience.
ICPSD was incorporated as a nonprofit organization in the state of Idaho in 2012. Official operations began and 501(c)(3) tax status was received in January of 2015.
“Little by little, a little becomes a lot.” - Tanzanian Proverb
WHAT IS THE FOREST?
A tree planted by itself can contribute to many things. But when planted as part of a forest, it truly thrives and contributes to a greater cumulative difference. Just like trees, we believe people grow and thrive together.
The Forest is a community of monthly donors actively fighting climate change & deforestation through the empowerment and support of community. The Forest are people like you giving anything they can to help communities in Africa define and pursue their own sustainable development. The Forest members cultivate forests, both figuratively through their support of sustainably minded community development and literally through direct support of the growing and planting of native tree species.