Uganda Little Hands Go Green has partnered with Vivo Energy, National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and National Forestry Authority (NFA) ahead of the second annual International Children’s Climate Conference which will take place on 22nd April at Kampala Sheraton Hotel.
The companies said working with schools alongside Uganda Little Hands Go Green gives them a chance to remind the youngsters about their environmental responsibilities of a tender age.Dr Tom Davis Okurut of NEMA
Uganda Little Hands Go Green continued to carry out environmental awareness ahead of the conference when they planted over 100 fruit trees at St Peters Primary School Nsambya and Seeta Primary School in Mukono.Micheal Mugisa ED of NFA
The planting exercise was also in commemoration of the World Water Day and the World Forest Day which were celebrated in March.
State Minister for Youth & Children Affairs Evelyn Anite officiated at the planting of trees in these schools and encouraged children to be mindful of what they do because they might affect the environment in which they live.Hans Paulsen MD Vivo Energy Uganda
“Planting and creating these orchards in schools is an effort to instill a sense of appreciation on the environment that the children are exposed to most of all the days and hope that they may carry the lessons learnt to different homesteads.” said Joseph Masembe, the CEO Uganda Little Hands Go Green.Donal Cronin the Irish Ambassador to Uganda is also expected to open up the Earth Day conference with a Morning key note address to the Child delegates
The international conference is being organised the theme “the child citizen-finding our own practical solution to the climate change crisis”
Donal Cronin, the Irish Ambassador to Uganda is also expected to open up the Earth Day conference with a Morning key note address to the Child delegates.
The experts from NFA, UWA and NEMA whose portfolios determine the way Uganda will look in 20 years will be on the Panel of experts listening in to the thoughts and views of the children. They will be joined by Hans Paulsen the MD of Vivo Energy Uganda who have put children’s safety and environment conservation education at the heart of their CSR strategy.