The Social Foundation of the Bank of Catalunya organizes and funds the first world wide Groasis volunteer tree planting project
 
The Social Foundation of the Bank of Catalunya organizes and funds the first world wide Groasis volunteer tree planting project
The project is done under the management of Miquel Rafa Xavier Escute en Adrià Valls March 2011 in Balsareny Spain
 
The project is done under the management of Miquel Rafa Xavier Escute en Adrià Valls March 2011 in Balsareny Spain
Left to right Sven Kallen CEO Groasis Espana - Jaume Rabeya Mayor of Balsareny - Michael Rafa Dir of Fundacion CaixaCatalunya and Pieter Hoff
 
Left to right Sven Kallen CEO Groasis Espana - Jaume Rabeya Mayor of Balsareny - Michael Rafa Dir of Fundacion CaixaCatalunya and Pieter Hoff
Johan Huizing - reporter of World Broadcasting Netherlands - interviews Miguel Rafa Director General of Fundacion Caixa Catalunya
 
Johan Huizing - reporter of World Broadcasting Netherlands - interviews Miguel Rafa Director General of Fundacion Caixa Catalunya
At the reception volunteers receive the info - water and a lunch
 
At the reception volunteers receive the info - water and a lunch
The flag of Catalunya celebrates the beautiful day
 
The flag of Catalunya celebrates the beautiful day
A team of volunteers assembles the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoons®
 
A team of volunteers assembles the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoons®
It\'s a precise work
 
It\'s a precise work
The sun makes over 250 volunteers happy
 
The sun makes over 250 volunteers happy
Adrià Valls forest expert in Catalunya and responsable for the success of the project explains the volunteers how it works
 
Adrià Valls forest expert in Catalunya and responsable for the success of the project explains the volunteers how it works
The anti-evaporation of the carton is explained
 
The anti-evaporation of the carton is explained
Everybody picks up the boxes
 
Everybody picks up the boxes
Each volunteer plants two pieces
 
Each volunteer plants two pieces
Everybody chooses its own place
 
Everybody chooses its own place
Mr Jaume Masana Director General A of CaixaCatalunya helps planting with his whole family
 
Mr Jaume Masana Director General A of CaixaCatalunya helps planting with his whole family
Mr Sven Kallen - CEO Groasis Espana - assists the planting
 
Mr Sven Kallen - CEO Groasis Espana - assists the planting
Mr Jaume Rabeya - Mayor of Balsareny - left - is proud to have the project on his 120 ha of hills that burned in 2005
 
Mr Jaume Rabeya - Mayor of Balsareny - left - is proud to have the project on his 120 ha of hills that burned in 2005
Mayor Rabeya actively helps to give an example to his people
 
Mayor Rabeya actively helps to give an example to his people
Mr Rabeya filling the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoons® with water
 
Mr Rabeya filling the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoons® with water
Pieter Hoff explains how to plant to the future generation who wants to replant Earth
 
Pieter Hoff explains how to plant to the future generation who wants to replant Earth
A control group without boxes is planted with protection against grazing animals
 
A control group without boxes is planted with protection against grazing animals
Doughter helps father
 
Doughter helps father
The whole CaixaCatalunya management team with their families is present
 
The whole CaixaCatalunya management team with their families is present
The CatalunyaCaixa management team from right to left Mr Jordi Seguí Prat - Mr Oscar Puig - Mr Jaume Masana - Mr Miquel Rafa
 
The CatalunyaCaixa management team from right to left Mr Jordi Seguí Prat - Mr Oscar Puig - Mr Jaume Masana - Mr Miquel Rafa
The young generation is very interested
 
The young generation is very interested
No better teambuilding than tree planting
 
No better teambuilding than tree planting
Also the elderly want to learn
 
Also the elderly want to learn
Everybody who loves Earth plants trees
 
Everybody who loves Earth plants trees
Future
 
Future
Helping hand
 
Helping hand
Daddy gives the example
 
Daddy gives the example
Daughter prepares the wick
 
Daughter prepares the wick
Young educated creates future behaviour
 
Young educated creates future behaviour
The burned slopes of Catalunya with the flag on the background
 
The burned slopes of Catalunya with the flag on the background
The youngest planter carried by mother
 
The youngest planter carried by mother
The son feels old enough to do the job himself
 
The son feels old enough to do the job himself
This is his result
 
This is his result
Many groups of friends are present and enjoy a beautiful day restoring their surroundings
 
Many groups of friends are present and enjoy a beautiful day restoring their surroundings
Man proves that he is strong wife looks admiring
 
Man proves that he is strong wife looks admiring
Planting now is future joy
 
Planting now is future joy
The best way to feel young again is planting trees in such a beautiful historic setting
 
The best way to feel young again is planting trees in such a beautiful historic setting
Even the dogs enjoy
 
Even the dogs enjoy
Who takes who out
 
Who takes who out
Three generations enjoy restoring beautiful Catalunya
 
Three generations enjoy restoring beautiful Catalunya
This was once green and as of now it will be green again
 
This was once green and as of now it will be green again
All over the place hundreds of Groasis waterboxxes are planted
 
All over the place hundreds of Groasis waterboxxes are planted
Mr Sven Kallen of Groasis Spain with his office manager Ms Femke de Jong
 
Mr Sven Kallen of Groasis Spain with his office manager Ms Femke de Jong
Mr Miguel Rafa Director General of Fundacion CaixaCatalunya - funder of this project - is a big supporter of regreening Spain
 
Mr Miguel Rafa Director General of Fundacion CaixaCatalunya - funder of this project - is a big supporter of regreening Spain
Pickaxes in a row, awaiting their digging task
 
Pickaxes in a row, awaiting their digging task
The Spanish Groasis team
 
The Spanish Groasis team
Groasis thanks CaixaCatalunya for the first commercial project of the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon® in Spain
 
Groasis thanks CaixaCatalunya for the first commercial project of the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon® in Spain
Beautiful Catalunya with snow on the Pyrenees mountains in the background
 
Beautiful Catalunya with snow on the Pyrenees mountains in the background
 
 
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