Illustrations of project streams Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

A.P.E. Fund

Making a difference for Animals, People and the Environment. Check out this year’s Roots & Shoots community projects.

Connecting with Nature

Connecting with Nature Project Stream

A project that provides opportunity for youth to connect with and find value in nature.


  • Youth-organised outdoor retreat
  • Restore habitats by researching and planting local tree species
  • Create an outdoor learning space
Generously supported by the Jane Goodall Institute U.S.A.

Sustainable Food     Indigenous Perspectives

The Global Goals for Sustainable Development

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots

Do great things in your community.

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots began in 1991 when Dr. Jane met with 12 Tanzanian high school students who wanted to tackle urgent problems in their community. Since that meeting, Roots & Shoots groups have multiplied many times over and can now be found in nearly 100 countries around the world. Wherever there’s a group, young people are making change that benefits animals, people and the environment.

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