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Arsenal In Race With Non Govermental Organisation To Set 12.5 Acres In Kenya Kilifi County

The club announced that they are going to plant 12000 trees in Arsenal forest in Bore, Kilifi county. The forest will cover 12.5 acres of land in the coastal region.

"The publication has teamed up with CarbonLink, a not-for-profit reforestation organisation that specialises in helping communities in Kenya through consumption replacement tree-planting," Arsenal stated. 

The program has already employed sixty women to undertake the activities of the project."The planting process will also greatly help the local community, with 60 of the local women employed to propagate the seedlings in a community,”

The English team exhibited that the planting of trees is aimed at protecting the environment through elimination of carbon dioxide.

Arsenal players including defender Pablo Mari have pledged to support the project by donating tress .

"I love this idea in the AFC programme and want to get involved. I’ll add 500 trees to The Arsenal Forest! Come on green Gunners," Mari tweeted.

The 2003 EPL title winners expressed their optimism for the project, calling upon their supporters all over the world to participate in the noble task.

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