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CHS staff and students take part in tree planting drive

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Mon, 2015-10-26 14:04

CHS acting Principal Prof. Patrick Ndavi plants a tree at Kanyariri farm.

University of Nairobi (UoN) College of Health Sciences (CHS) staff and students took part in a tree planting drive organized by the University in collaboration with Lions Club International – Muthaiga.

The event which took place on 24th October 25, 2015, at the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences (CAVS) was presided over by UoN Chancellor Dr. Vijoo Rattansi, and Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi.
More than 2000 trees were planted during the event held under the theme; Clean, Greener Environment.

Lions Club Representative Zainul Mohamed thanked UoN management, staff and students for the partnership saying it was a good initiative towards conserving the environment.

She said they will be working with college principals to form 8 campus clubs comprising of 20 members each, in a bid to effectively conserve the environment and serving humanity.

CHS acting Principal Prof. Patrick Ndavi receives campus registration forms from Vice-Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi.

The initiative will be supported by Lions Club International – Lavington and the members will be participating in all activities aimed at uplifting the quality of lives of people around them. Later on, the initiative will be expanded with an aim of reaching everybody in Kenya and beyond.  

While welcoming the initiative, Prof. Mbithi urged college principals and students who will be selected to form the groups to take up the opportunity and strictly serve humanity.

CHS staff plant trees at Kanyariri farm.

CAVS acting Principal, Prof. Charles Mulei said already 20,000 trees have been planted Kanyariri farm and a forest is coming up and promised the Chancellor that the newly planted seedlings will all survive because they will be under good care.

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