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Philippines

Children`s Forest Program in Benguet

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Year Started 1993
Name of Coordinator Ms. Christine Kayat 
Activities
  • Annual tree planting of indigenous species of ficus pines trees locally known as tebbel/ballay.
  • Tree planting in communal forests involving the school children and community members.
  • Provides school supplies and books to encourage the school children to love reading. 
  • Provides gardening tools, sports equipment, and Home Economics utensils to member schools. 
  • Seminar/workshops 
  • Nature camps 
  • Establishment of herbarium in schools. 
Project Impact
  • Established mini-forest within the community and school vicinity which serves as playground of the school children and protection against disasters like typhoons.
  • Increase of awareness on environmental conservation  and protection among the school children.
  • Enforcement of strict penalties to the owners of stray animals that damaged the planted seedlings. 
Number of of Schools  66 schools 
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