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Plantation drive conducted at Tsiesema- Peducha bypass

Correspondent KOHIMA, JUL 9 (NPN) | Publish Date: 7/9/2019 11:50:41 AM IST

A plantation drive was carried out at Tsiesema- Peducha bypass road on July 8 led by Shürhoneiu Sanchu with a team of 18 volunteers, all alumni of Shalom Bible Seminary, Sechü Zubza. 

Sanchu was instrumental in planting trees along the National Highway particularly in the Northern Angami region under the theme, “Plant a Tree: Grow A Life.” During the drive, more than 200 trees were planted. 

So far, under the “Plant a Tree: Grow a Life” project, a total plantation of more than 3000 trees since its inception in December 2015.  Earlier, a short programme was held before the plantation drive where Sanchu shared on how he started the plantation drive. 

Sanchu, who is also an assistant pastor maintained that caring for God’s creation was also a part of the mandate of every believer.

Speaking on Sanchu’s desire to plant 10,000 trees, Ruokuovilie Kense, associate pastor, Touphe Basa Baptist Church expressed happiness at the plantation drive and urged everyone to contribute in achieving the desired target.  

Mezhüvolie Khrabvü, a volunteer at the plantation stated that more plantation drives was needed in order to check landslides especially near the roads.

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