FDH Group supports Catholic Church in tree planting with 30,000 seedlings – Malawi Nyasa Times

FDH Financial Holdings Limited, owned and traded, with the aim of contributing to environmental conservation, has supported the Catholic Men’s Organization of the Archdiocese of Blantyre with 30,000 tree seedlings as part of a reforestation project.

FDH Financial Holdings Managing Director William Mpinganjira led a team from FDH Group on Wednesday to plant trees in partnership with the Catholic Men’s Organization at Limbe Cathedral in Blantyre.

Speaking at the event, Mpinganjira said that as part of its sustainability program FDH Cares, FDH Group has pledged to plant one million trees by 2024 and since 2021 it has championed planting 200,000 trees to date through its employees, partners, customers and various stakeholders and initiatives in alignment with Malawi 2063 and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Tamani waters a tree after planting as Mpinjanira (third from right) and others look on

“When we received a letter from the Catholic Men’s Organization of the Archdiocese of Blantyre to support the reforestation project, we were more than happy to support a total of 30,000 Blue gum, Mbawa and Keysha seedlings.”

“The FDH Group recognizes the importance of a green environment and as a responsible corporate citizen, it has reinforced its commitment to championing a sustainable green environment that will promote the country’s development and foster a country that is resilient in the face of various environmental forces and economic,” Mpinganjira said. .

Mpinganjira waters a tree after planting at reception as Tamani (right) looks on

Mpinganjira praised the Catholic Church for championing a sustainable environment mentality in the church and in the community.

“We would also like to urge the Catholic Men’s Organization through the Reverend President. Martin Chiwaya not to slack off on his various development works that benefit the community,” Mpinganjira said.

Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Blantyre, Monsignor Boniface Tamani thanked the HDD group for the gesture and encouraged people to preserve the environment saying it is God’s will.

“We thank Groupe FDH for your support. We hope this is just the start of our partnership and expect it to be an annual event as suggested in our Letter of Intent,” Tamani said.

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