Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Tree Planting Day in Mali

3 schools in Mali participated the event. CFPE(Centre de Formation Pratique en Elevage)
planted 10 trees (7 mango trees, 2 lemon trees and 1 guava).

" A week before the Day, we bought the plants with a farmer near our school. Besides with help of adults the student dig the necessary hole for the trees and put manure in them.

The D day, I mean the 21st September in the afternoon everything was ready. The ceremony starts around half past three. Before planting the tree some pictures was taken with the supervisor of our school. Then she say a few words of encouragement and gave the green light for starting the tree planting. There were two surprise students one boy and one girl respectively 3 years old and 2 years. They also participate to the planting.

There were around 20 persons who took part to the humble ceremony of our tree planting."