• TIST Stories

    Real life stories from TIST Farmers who are transforming their lives, ensuring better futures for their children and improving local communities by planting trees.

    For many, TIST is a network of familial connections. When Chrisostom Ainebyona entered the TIST...
    March 1, 2021
    Over the past twenty years, TIST Farmers have listed various reasons for joining the TIST Program...
    January 28, 2021
    Apart from the immediate warmth that envelopes anyone who comes in the presence of Julia, there...
    December 22, 2020
    Being someone that cares as much about the environment as he does about the people of his...
    November 14, 2020
    A good homemaker. A good farmer. A good parishioner. These are all titles that have long followed...
    November 22, 2019
    Nestled in a plastic lawn chair under the soft shade of a mango tree sits Elakune Joseph, the...
    August 9, 2019
    Pamela Barigye has been working for TIST since 2008 as one of the first Uganda Cluster Servants...
    In 2015, Mtwara Francis Kariuki helped start a TIST Cluster in his community that now includes 20...
    June 20, 2019
    Dust swirls up behind the thin, bald tire as the dirt bike bounces along the unpaved path. Seated...
    June 13, 2019
    Disabled by polio at the age of 8, Margaret has gathered a group of other villagers coping with...
    June 6, 2019
    Lalobo Wilfred, the leader of the Lokomo cluster, has dedicated himself to expanding his Cluster...
    May 30, 2019
    It only took two hours of hard rain to bring the mountain down on the town of Murukora, Uganda....
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