ARC plantation drive: Children with Autism plant trees

Children with neurodevelopmental disorders planted saplings with an aim to make a greener Pakistan


APP August 11, 2018
PHOTO: REUTERS

RAWALPINDI: As part of Independence Day celebration in productive manner, a tree plantation drive was launched at Autism Resource Centre (ARC) here on Friday, where children with neurodevelopmental disorders (Autistic children) planted saplings with an aim to make a greener Pakistan.

Dressed in green shirts, the special children actively participated in the plantation campaign and planted various fruit, flower - bearing saplings within their school premises. They also sang the national anthem and prayed for the country's prosperity and saplings they planted.

"Trees are a part of our natural environment, if we do not take care of nature we all sink," said ARC Director Ghazal Nadeem. People should take more such activities at individual and collective levels.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 11th, 2018.

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