Ghetto Classics Tree planting

Ghetto Classics Tree planting

“It’s the little things that citizens do. That’s what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees”

Prof. Wangari Maathai

Taking advantage of the rains in Nairobi the Ghetto Classics students in Korogocho made the decision to do their little thing and improve their surrounding by planting trees.

For the past few months the illegal dumpsite has been making the conditions around Korogocho unbearable for the residents and it is the hope that the trees planted will not only make the space a haven of green tranquility but will also create a buffer from the overloaded and illegal dumpsite, until a solution can be found to manage it.

The tree planting day was a great success with over 100 trees being planted and then the trees and the planters were treated to a special concert by the Ghetto Classics string ensemble led by Stephanie Schiller from Salut Salon and featuring British High Commissioner to Kenya Nic Hailey