Every child should have a chance to plant trees.

Tree planting is a wonderful learning opportunity to get the children involved and aware of their part in taking care of our environment.

At the start, AJV teachers explained the benefits of the banaba tree. They also gave instructions on how to plant the banaba tree.

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banaba-tree-plantingThe banaba tree is a tropical flowering tree that is most known for treating diabetes and aid in weight loss. It is said to have the same effect as insulin in lowering the blood sugar. It also helps in delaying the absorption of carbohydrates.Researches from Japan are showing that this plant can also be used to control cholesterol and thus help control hypertension. Banaba is also rich in dietary fiber and minerals like zinc and magnesium.

After the orientation, each class were given the chance to plant 5 trees.

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Here are the other pictures of tree planting.
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