Clevedon's Curzon cinema supports charity fighting climate change effects

PUBLISHED: 16:00 14 April 2019

Awa Adouabou, president of the shea VTE Yara Begouin in Torem.	Picture: Tree Aid

Awa Adouabou, president of the shea VTE Yara Begouin in Torem. Picture: Tree Aid

Tree Aid

Clevedon's Curzon cinema screened a short film before its main features in support of women tackling climate change in Mali, West Africa.

Women in Mali who are supoorted by charity Tree Aid planting tree saplings.	Picture: Tree AidWomen in Mali who are supoorted by charity Tree Aid planting tree saplings. Picture: Tree Aid

The picture house aired the video in support of humanitarian and environmental charity Tree Aid over the weekend.

The film told the story of Awa Adouabou who lives in Burkina Faso in West Africa, who went from struggling to feed her family to setting up a women’s enterprise to protect the area’s woodlands from deforestation.

The cinema’s event was in collaboration with the charity launching its She Grows appeal, which aims to support 1,000 women to reverse the effects of deforestation, climate change and poverty in Mali.

A spokesman for the Curzon said: “It’s fantastic to see a organisation having such a big impact on the lives of people living in some of the harshest conditions on earth.”

For more information, visit www.treeaid.org.uk

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