• 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.

    August 31, 2021
    As soon as Alupo Martha heard about the TIST Program in Soroti District, Uganda, she welcomed it ...
    Mr. Julius Kaburu Magambo learned about TIST at a meeting of the Kabau Tea Buying Center. He...
    June 28, 2021
    On her small farm, nestled into the side of Mount Kenya, Anastasia Ngugi has been planting tea...
    June 9, 2021
    James Mbaya joined TIST in 2016 after attending a “Come and See” seminar in Meru, Kenya.  At...
    April 21, 2021
    Machakos County, in southern Kenya, borders Nairobi. The land is hilly and arid, susceptible to...
    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...
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