In October 2013 Hands of Action Uganda (HOA), received $500 as part of a $1,000 grant from The Pollination Project towards HOA’s Fruit Tree Planting Campaign of One Million Tree Programme, which aims at reducing poverty and provide environmental education through tree planting projects at local schools.
The Pollination Project funds are to be used for the purchase of over 1,500 fruit trees and establishment of woodlots in the following schools: 1. Shitumi Secondary School, 2. Bulimino Primary School, 3. Shikhuyu Needy Care Primary School, 4. Lunganga Primary School 5. Busamaili Primary School and we added one more Bukary Primary School to make (6) six Schools which are to benefit in this Programme in Bududa District.
On 25 October 2013, 800 Seedlings of jack fruits, pawpaw, mangoes, Guavas and Albizia trees were planted in three schools. At Shitumi Secondary School 350 fruit and tree species were planted; in Bukary Primary School 300 Seedlings were planted; 150 fruit tree seedlings and other woodlots species were planted at Shikhuyu Needy Care Primary. The next round of funding will cover the remaining three schools, Lunganga, Bulimon and Busamali Primary Schools. Continue reading