Green Walk “Walk Against Warming
Rotaract Club of Baneshwor with Social Welfare Club of Kathmandu College of Management jointly organized an event, The Green Walk –“Walk against Warming” on Saturday October 9, 2010 based on the theme of 350.org
The primary objective of the event was to create awareness about Global Warming and necessity of alternative sources of energy and to promote importance of tree plantation. The motive of the program was to let people know about the positive aspects and necessity of using pollution-free vehicles and green belt so that we can cut carbon emission and build a clean energy future for the next generation.
The program was conducted on three phases:
Within the premises of the KCM, different documentaries related to the global warming, its impact and consequences on future generation along with the development and need of alternative energy sources were shown.
Green Cycle Rally
The Green Rally commenced from KCM Gwarko, Lalitpur around 8 am in the morning after short speeches from Rtr. Anil Lama and Rtr. Nitesh Raj Shrestha. The rally comprised of 4 solar powered cars by provided by Gtz and around 70 bicycles. The route length was 7 kilometers. The rally ended at Lamatar Community Forest, Lalitpur.
The scheduled afforestation was held at Lamatar Community Forest, Lalitpur around1pm -2 pm. The program was inaugurated by the Assistant District Forest Officer of Lalitpur area and around 350 plants were planted on the occasion.
The event was promoted by media partners such as Republica, ekantipur.com and YUWA organization.