A JOINT TREE PLANTING ACTIVITY BETWEEN KENYATTA UNIVERSITY AND LIONS REGION C AT THE UPPER ZONE KENYATTA UNIVERSITY. ON 1ST APRIL, 2023.

The school of Agriculture and environmental sciences, in conjunction with Lions Region C participated in a joint tree planting activity at the main campus on 1st April, 2023. The ceremony witnessed the planting of 638 assorted tree seedlings, near the upper zone staff quarters. The assorted tree seedling had earlier been donated to the university by the Lions club international. The group consisted of more than 70 lions and lionesses’ staff drawn from Nairobi region and its environs and were led by their regional CEO. 

The International Association of Lions Clubs, more commonly known as Lions Clubs International, is an international service organization established in 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, by Melvin Jones.The organization is currently headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois. As of January 2020, it had over 46,000 local clubs and more than 1.4 million members (including the youth wing Leo) in more than 200 countries and geographic areas around the world. The lions takes an active interest in the civic, cultural, social and moral welfare of the community.

The club also empower Lions clubs, volunteers, and partners to improve health and well-being, strengthen communities, and support those in need through humanitarian services and grants that impact lives globally, and encourage peace and international understanding. They enhance your local community (parks, school programs), involves the general public or other community groups (fundraisers, eyeglass collections)and perform a public service (vision/health screenings, drug abuse education).

 

KUNEC students joins lions and lionesses’ staff in a tree planting exercise at upper zone staff quarters

 

Executive Dean SAES, Chairman Department of environmental studies and community development and Chair school tree planting committee watch as the school administrator plants a tree during the ceremony

Lions and lionesses’ staff in a tree planting exercise at upper zone staff quarters


Photo of a lioness plants a tree to mark the ceremony helping her, the school admin