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Children march for climate justice

Pupils of Buganda Road Primary School flagged off in the ClimateWalk organised by Little Hands Go Green to create awareness on climate change and mitigation measures (PML Daily PHOTO)

KAMPALA – The children of Uganda under their umbrella organization Little Hands Go Green over the weekend organised the first Children’s Climate Change march on the African continent. Hundreds of Children thronged the Kampala Capital City Authority City Hall grounds dressed in green and carrying placards demanding climate justice.

The two-kilometer walk 2km walk was flagged off by the Executive Director of the National Forestry Authority (NFA) Mr. Tom Okello Obong , the Director Education Services of the KCCA and the CEO and Founder of Little Hands Go Green Mr Joseph Masembe.

The march was organised by Little Hands Go Green in partnership with My Kid is A Superstar, Riham, Lato Milk, NFA and the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA). Little Hands Go Green is a civil society organisation that teaches children to nurture and take care if their environment and with branches across the East African region in Rwanda and Kenya.

Artiste Levixone interacts with the children after the Little Hands Go Green Climate change walk Saturday July 28 (PML Daily PHOTO)

There was a mini Climate change concert by the children after the march.

The march kick started a series of Green Activities spearheaded by NEMA,NFA and RIHAM leading up to the Annual Green Festival at Kololo Airstrip on Sunday, September 2, 2018 powered by Little Hands Go Green and My Kid is A Superstar movement.

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