My 20 Trees and Me

on Dec 7, 2015

Mount Kenya Environmental Conservation Organization (MKEC) is  currently  working with  over 5 schools in Embu . This program  My 20 Trees and Me  involve selected pupils from different schools who will plant 20 trees each year and take care of those trees till they mature. After they finish primary school, these pupils will be coming back to check the status of trees of their trees. Its a program aimed at nurturing pupils into taking care of their environment.             Clement Mutembei planting Grevillea robusta seedling.            Maureen a class four pupil planting Grevillea robusta seedlings. Nicodemaus class 4 pupil planting Grevillea robusta seedling.  ...

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20 Million Trees For Kenya’s Forests

on Jun 6, 2015

ITF is launching a new 10 year campaign in 2015 to plant 20 million trees in Kenya’s  forests in partnership with Mount Kenya Environmental Conservation (MKEC) – formerly Save Mount Kenya Forest Group, leading up to the celebration of their centenary in 2024. This is our most ambitious campaign yet in our 90 year history. ITF was originally founded in Kenya in 1922 by Richard St Barbe Baker and Chief Josiah Njonjo as ““Watu wa miti” in Swahili, which translates as “People of the Trees”. In 1924 Richard ‘St Barbe’ Baker founded the UK organisation as “Men of the Trees”; now the International Tree Foundation....

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