Mother nature has been helping us for so long, and now it’s time for us to help nature. We are keeping Kenya breathing because we refuse to give up without a fight. Our generation will do it
Building capacity in volunteerism.
2. Nurturing Young People
Nurturing young people through greening schools, environmental education, and mentorship
3. Tree Growing
Inculcating a tree growing culture among people for forest cover increment through ‘adopt a tree campaign.
4. Food Forest
Establishing food forests by planting mixed fruit trees species in schools for food security
The greening schools project targets primary schools and secondary schools in Kenya with an aim of instilling environmental consciousness among children and creating a conducive learning environment for them. We engage schools in tree planting activities, school beautification through landscaping, waste management practices where we train young children to make fuel briquettes using the classroom paper waste as well as dry leaves that fall on the ground.
Available for kindergarten, primary schools and high schools in a non-formal set up depending on the levels. This seeks to help the school going children acquire basic conservation skills that will help them in identifying and solving environmental problems for a sustainable future. The interactive activities we provide for them help them come up with innovative practical, relevant and cost-effective solutions towards conserving our planet. The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Climate action is our key focus area.
There is no doubt that a child who grows up without adequate nutrition will face significant barriers to academic achievement. Also, most pupils especially in the rural and drought prone areas go a day without food. On this note, we are on a mission to be part of the solution to food security by facilitating schools’ feeding programs through establishing food forests in schools. This is a project for the schools and by the school going children within their school compound. We focus on growing fruit trees in green corners within the schools that we work with.
Adopt A Tree Campaign
We are focused on growing tree seedlings rather than just planting. We focus on ensuring that the tree seedlings planted in schools grow up to maturity. That is why we involve students in planting and adopting tree seedlings in their school compound. Students plant and adopt trees in the school compound with a continuous follow up from our team.
Our impact has so far reached to 7 counties (Nyeri, Nairobi, Machakos, Kiambu, Makueni, Murang’a, Laikipia)
We have been able to train and impact over 20,000 students through our environmental education training program.
We are currently working with 35 schools (7 high schools and 28 primary schools)
Through the ‘Adopt a tree campaign’, over 30,000 tree seedlings have been planted in the schools that we work with and all with a 98% survival rate as students help tender the trees they adopt
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