8848 Trees strives to uphold the highest level of financial transparency and accountability.
We have estimated the total cost of planting 5 million trees, thereby, creating 500 thousand workdays over 10 years to be around $4.5 million.
The cost of growing a tree from a seed to seedling, to planting, and protecting it for 2 additional years is capped at $0.70 per tree. This cost includes all program expenses incurred in Nepal, including labor, material, and equipment costs.
8848 Trees is supported by crowdfunded charitable contributions.
Direct program expense (75%)
Indirect supporting expense (25%)
Of the indirect supporting expense, 10% contributes towards Fundraising and 15% towards Management & Admin.