Pakistan Youth Forum (PYF) of Pakistan Association Dubai (PAD) organized a tree plantation event on March 18, 2017 to encourage environment friendly behavior amongst the younger members of the community as well as commemorate the Year of Giving 2017.
The two-hour event included topline introduction to gardening for the students and a sapling planting session for all the attendees. The attendees included students from Pakistan Islamia Higher Secondary School Sharjah & Sheikh Rashid School Dubai.
“The kids enjoyed spending time with nature and are going back with useful knowledge of taking care of their environment.” Mr Zeeshan from Sheikh Rashid School, Dubai said.
The main goal with this event was to raise awareness of caring for the environment and giving back to the nature among school children. This is inline with PYF- PAD fundamental goals of enlightening, empowering and encouraging the youth through education.
“It is very good to see such enthusiasm and love for nature among the school children. It is vital for us as a community to educate them and create awareness about landscaping and gardening at this age, which will instill social responsibility among them in the coming years ” Ghaus Rahman, in-charge of the nursery, said.