KIDS and TREES!

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On July 14, 2017 Felix the Coordinator for Mumbi Community Forests of African Community Project in Petauke District handed out seedlings to students visiting our demonstration nursery in Mumbi Village. This group is from Chesebo Community School and they will take the seedlings home and plant around their homes.

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2017 Seed Collection

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June 9, 2017 Leucaena seed collection from our members has begun in Mumbi Community Forests

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Planting has begun!

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March 20, 2017: The Demonstration Nursery in Mumbi Village is completed and Felix, African Community Project’s Outreach Coordinator and volunteers from the Nyalukomba charcoal making group are busy filling the poly grow pots to start planting. Nyalukomba Community Forests will get their nursery next week.

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New Demonstration Tree Nursery

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This week African Community Project’s Felix ‘Green Thumb’ Nguluwe is overseeing the building of a new Demonstration Tree Nursery with Mumbi Community Forests members in the heart of Mumbi Village.

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Nyalukomba Village Charcoal Makers

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African Community Project’s Mumbi Community Forests has been asked by Chief Mumbi to work with the charcoal makers to make the industry sustainable. The first meeting was with Nyalukomba village that make a living of making and selling charcoal. Our Outreach Coordinator, Felix Nguluwe will have a challenge convincing the charcoal makers to do it sustainable. This will require lots of sensitization and patients.

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