The Family Group Foundation Launches Tree Planting Campaign

The Family Group Foundation kicked off its tree planting campaign in April this year with a tree planting exercise at Kyamutheke Youth Vocational Training Center in Machakos County. Senior managers from Family Group of Companies which include: Family Bank Limited, Kenya Orient Insurance, Daykio Plantations, Kenya Orient Life Assurance Limited and Alpha Limited joined H.E Governor of Machakos County – Dr. Alfred Mutua in planting trees at the center.  The Family Group foundation is supporting Machakos County with 15,000 tree seedlings to be planted across all 8 sub counties. This is in an effort to increase the Machakos forest cover from 3.4% to 10%.

The Family Group of Companies Senior Managers at Kyamutheke Youth Vocational Training Center getting ready to plant their tree seedlings.

In another tree planting event, Chairman Emeritus- T. K. Muya & Family Bank CEO – Dr. David Thuku joined H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta as he launched the National Tree Planting Day at Moi Forces Academy in Kamukunji on 12th May 2018. The event whose theme was “Panda Miti, Penda Kenya” is in line with the foundation’s theme of “Trees for Life” which are efforts that both the government and the private sector are working together to increase the tree cover in the country by 2022.

Family Bank founder Mr. Titus Muya, Chairman Dr. Wilfred Kiboro and CEO Dr. David Thuku with Elizabeth Wathuti of Green Generation Initiative after planting a tree during the launch of the nationwide tree planting drive dubbed ‘Panda Miti, Penda Kenya’ in Nairobi. Family Bank has sponsored the initiative to a tune of Ksh6 million.

Trees are a significant a part of our world. We rely on trees for several uses from oxygen, water, fruits, medicines etc. They not only give life but also improve the lives of all. This is why The Family Group Foundation is working to plant trees in a bid to protect the environment.