Iraq

December 4, 2018

Lemon Tree Trust presents in Vatican City In recognition of our efforts to improve the lives of refugees through gardening initiatives, we will present our vision in Vatican City this week. We have been announced as a recipient of the 2018 Laudato Sí Challenge, an initiative inspired by Pope Francis to address the global refugee crisis, … Continued

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November 14, 2018

FIELD NOTES After a recent community gathering in the Lemon Tree Trust Liberation Garden in Domiz camp, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Aveen shares her thoughts on why the garden is so important to women living in Domiz: The Liberation Garden has become part of the lives of every woman working here and is of great … Continued

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May 20, 2018

A hundred years on from providing seeds to WWI prisoners of war, the the Lemon Tree Trust is working with the RHS to supply seeds to Syrian refugees in Domiz camp, Kurdistan region of Iraq. For the millions of people living in refugee camps, the simple act of gardening and growing plants can be a hugely important … Continued

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