By Silvester Mkamaganga, Foresterer Wildlife Works Carbon- 5th December 2010
NAYIBINGI TREE PLANTING PROGRAM INTRODUCTION
Nayibingi Sports Club is a registered self-help group. It is located in Sagalla Hill, Voi District in Kenya. It started as a football club for youth but has since then branched into in to other areas in order to meet the needs of the village youth such as education, environmental conservation, drama and theater and other issues affecting the community. Through Nayibingi leader Robert Mwangala, Wildlife Works Carbon managed to participate in a tree planting program in the Sagalla community for the purpose of environmental conservation.
The main objective is of this program is environmental conservation and reclaiming the degraded land. Other objectives include:
1. Assisting Organization and clubs to achieve their objectives.
2. Promote good relationship with other stakeholders in environmental issues
3. Improve networking to harmonize the environmental activities related issues
Tree seedling purchase and distribution
Tree seedlings were purchased from different tree nursery owners at a flat rate of Ksh 20/= per tree seedling. The tree seedlings were taken to different planting sites which have been decided by Nayibingi based on the decision made by planting site owners and Nayibingi. In institutions, pupils were supposed to dig planting holes and take care of the tree till when they can survive on their own. The community around also took the initiative and were supplied with tree seedlings to plant to their farms.
Summary of tree seedling purchase
|Supplier||CommunityPurchased||Total Tree seedlings|
Summary of tree seedlings distributed
|Planting sites||Community||Total Supply|