GREEN DAY: VFC SUPPORTS “ONE TREE BY ONE PERSON”

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US Moinuddin, Vishnu Soman, Vishal Soman and Surendra Murugananda with the VFC team in the Magnifique Public School campus

US Moinuddin, Vishnu Soman, Vishal Soman and Surendra Murugananda with the VFC team in the Magnifique Public School campus

BANGALORE(MT NEWS): Recently, ‘green day’ was celebrated in the Magnifique Public School campus on Kanakapura road in which a large number of volunteers from VFC had participated.

Environmentalist and Founder of One Tree by One Person, US Moinuddin addressed the gathering about the role of One Tree by One Person. He also rendered valuable information about the selection of saplings, protection of saplings, cycle of watering, selecting a spot to plant the saplings and gathering of the volunteers.

Moinuddin said, “One Tree by One Person is a movement, where we intend to request every human across the Earth to participate, as it is a very practical, simple and realistic way of contributing to humanity.

Surendra Murugananda, the Founder of Volunteer For a Cause (VFC) said, “We are happy to join hands with One Tree by One Person, as we are very passionate about supporting environment related issues. Planting one sapling by each individual and protecting it till adulthood is very much possible. The simplicity in the idea is attracting people in large numbers. “

Madhushree and Ashley on the Green Day

Madhushree and Ashley on the Green Day

The volunteers had a cheerful and an energizing experience planting different varieties of saplings in the school campus.

Divya Ramesh who is actively involved in a lot of Volunteering activities and an ardent supporter of One Tree by One Person said, “Participating in the Green Day was an experience to cherish. The view from the Magnifique campus was spellbinding. It is a cleanser to the eyes and mind that have been seeing the concrete jungle. I am really happy that I could contribute to this paradise.”

Vishnu Soman from VFC conducted a workshop demonstrating the art of recycling using old magazines. The participants were mesmerized by Vishnu’s creativity.

A documentary was also shot in the campus by Vishal Soman, a budding and enthusiastic director who has  directed a few message oriented documentaries

 

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