Kitui’s Environment Day to be celebrated in Kitui West

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World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated annually on 5 June and is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment. In Kitui this awareness will be held in Kakumuti primary school, Kitui West.

We the Trees, a Non Government Organization will lead the annual event in Kitui. Francis Kavisu organization’s leader urged Kitui residents to plant trees to restore ecosystem.

“We the trees will be planting over 500 trees today, I urge all people to plant trees each and every rainy season.” said Kavisu

In the same spirit, Gladys Kivoto urged Kenyan to make good use of rain water by ensuring they harvest rain water. This involves the capture, storing and redirection of rainfall, runoff, and groundwater.

The technology’s main focus is to harvest and store rainwater on a large scale. It has features such as an enhanced collection area, a guttering system and a storage system. Additional features include filters, water gauges and first flush devices.

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Kivoto has used this technology for more than five years and she has confirmed it pays and it’s economical

World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated annually on 5 June and is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment. First held in 1974, it has been a platform for raising awareness on environmental issue such as marine pollution, human overpopulation, global warming, sustainable consumption and wildlife crime. World Environment Day is a global platform for public outreach, with participation from over 143 countries annually. Each year, the program has provided a theme and forum for businesses, non-government organizations, communities, governments and celebrities to advocate environmental causes.

World Environment Day 2021 theme: Restoring ecosystem and raising awareness

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