Twestival Nairobi 2013
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Twestival Nairobi 2013 Bringing Kenyans on Twitter (#kot) together for a good cause.We seek to raise $2000 to plant at least 750 trees in November. Mpesa Till Number 89857 #music #fun
THANK YOU
3 December 2013
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In Novemeber 2013, the Twestival Nairobi team joined hands with The Nairobi Greenline to protect the Nairobi National Park from the growing Metropolis. Our target was to plant at least 750 seedlings. Come November 23rd, people made their way to the National Park and planted trees. It could not have been possible without you and for that, we say THANK YOU.

You can view the storyboard of the amazing Twestival Nairobi Journey on storify via the link http://storify.com/TwestivalNBO/twestival-nairobi or see photos on flickr via the link http://www.flickr.com/photos/109552666@N06/

We stood up and got counted as we took action to improve the coexistence of humans and the wildlife, and save our national heritage for our children and children’s children. Future generations will forever be indebted to you.   

 

 

The plot – Drawing the line
20 November 2013
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The beautiful Nairobi National Park is slowly being strangled to death by us. The park which is one of a kind in the world is crying out for our help. This park has left fond memories to many and we cannot sit back and watch it die. It is time we came together to DRAW THE LINE.

The Twestival Nairobi team seeks to assist the Nairobi Greenline protect the Nairobi National park by planting at least 750 indigenous seedlings which will shield the National park from the growing metropolis. We cannot do it alone and that is why we ask you to join us to achieve this noble cause. How? Simple!! you can either send monetary donations via MPESA BUY GOODS TILL NUMBER 89857 (It only costs 200/-) to get and take care of a seedling or you can also join us Friday Evening, 22nd November at Pawa 254 from 6pm where we will have a POET TREE event graced by great POETS to raise funds for the cause. Tickets will be at least one seedling (200/-) payable at the entrance or in advance using the Mpesa Buy goods till number 89857.

We are not done! On 23rd November 2013, we will make our way to the Nairobi National park to plant the trees. Those interested in joining us for the tree planting will be required to

a)     Make their way to the East Gate of Nairobi National Park (via Mombasa road) by 9.30am

b)     Be in comfortable gear for the exercise. They encouraged to wear shoes such as gumboots, safari boots, snickers or sports shoes. Please wear hats – the sun can be a little strong.

c)      Bring own snacks. Drinking water will be provided courtesy of Nakumatt. The Twiga picnic site can be used for their Rest and Recreation after the planting. No chairs/tables are available at the site, but the grass is good to sit on.

The tree planting exercise will start at exactly 10am and is scheduled to take a maximum of 2 hours. Come ready to get your hands dirty as we do some planting, gapping, fertilizing, watering and spot weeding. The tools and buckets needed for the exercise will be provided.

Anyone wishing to do a game drive thereafter will need to pay the conservation fee at the KWS gates, directly to their officers.

End result: The dream of Nairobi Greenline to have a 30 km long and 50 metre wide forest of indigenous trees a soon to be reality. Let us stand together to protect our park. 

Kindly RVSP your attendance here

 

If you have any questions or suggestions email us on twestivalnbo@vancemuriu.com, tweet us: @twestivalnbo or get us on face book Twestival Nairobi 2013.

Let us draw the line now
1 October 2013
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It is time to draw the line to protect the parks and conserve our flora and fauna to co-exist with nature and save our priceless national heritage for our children and posterity.

On November 22nd 2013, we seek to raise funds to assist the Nairobi Greenline, a KWS – KAM project to protect the Nairobi National Park by planting and taking care of at least 750 seedlings. Funds will be raised both online and offline with the climax being at the PAWA 254 rooftop on the 22nd November 2013 from 6pm. The seedlings will be planted on the 23rd November 2013 and will go a long way in ensuring that the 30km long, 50m wide forest of indigenous trees shielding the Nairobi National park from our growing metropolis target is achieved.

A few reasons why we need you to join us to raise funds to plant at least 750 trees on November 2013.

-          The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now.

-          Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago ~ Warren Buffet

-          You get tragedy where the tree instead of bending, breaks ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein

-          A man doesn’t plant  a tree for himself, he plants it for posterity ~ Alexander Smith

-          If a tree dies, plant another in its place ~ Carolus Linnaeus

-          What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another ~ Mahatma Gandhi

-          Why pay money for the horror movies? Just go to a street without trees ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan

-          By respecting trees you can prove that you are a person who deserves to be respected ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan

How you can help to draw the line

a)      You can send monetary donations to MPESA BUY GOODS TILL NUMBER 89857

b)      You can attend the fundraising event at Pawa 254 on November 22nd from 6pm. Leave your e-mail address on the comments and we will send you updates on the project.

c)       You can purchase merchandise to support the cause. Merchandise can be ordered online or bought during the event.

d)      You can partner with us an individual, a corporate or brand. Email us via twestivalnbo@vancemuriu.com

e)      Even better, join us on November 23rd 2013 as we plant the trees. If you are interested in joining us to plant a tree, let us know via comments or drop us an e-mail or leave contacts here and we will let you know more details.

We are open to ideas and together we can ‘dig a hole, plant a tree, water it, make it survive’. Just as The late Prof. Wangari Maathai said ‘it is the little things citizens do that matter. Her little thing was planting a tree’

 

Stand up and be counted as we take action to improve the coexistence of humans and the wildlife, and save our national heritage for our children and children’s children. 

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