The Kabale Agro forestry Network, yesterday 03 April planted 100 trees at Kijuguta Primary School in Northern Division Kabale Municipality, in a bid to preserve the environment and promoting proper use of land by the public.
The Kabale Agro forestry network is a voluntary organization that is promoting a “Junior Land Care Project,” which is aimed at educating children in schools and their teachers on how to put land in proper use, by establishing school gardens and protecting the gardens from soil erosion and landslides by planting trees.
The Kabale Agro forestry Chairperson, Jimmy Musiime, says they intend to extend the project in all schools in Kabale District.
He adds they are planting fruit trees like guavas among others to act as shades and also supplementary foods to the children’s diet.
The Kijuguta Primary School Deputy Head teacher, Vasta Kyobutungi says the project will as well help to beautify the school compound.
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