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Look what happens after a man plants trees in the same area for 37 years!

Thirty-seven years ago a young boy from India wanted a way to do his part toward helping his enviroment.  Trees were being cut down and habitat was being destroyed.  This one boy took it upon himself to plant trees in an area near his home.  He planted one tree at a time.  One day at a time.  Jadav “Molai” Payeng started at age ten and has now created over 1,300 acres of habitat in the Assam region of his home country.  If a one person can make such an impact what would happen if we all worked together to improve our world?  Our environment could use more people like Molai!  This is a great story on how a simple gesture can make a huge statement.


“The young teenager Jadav “Molai” Payeng decided to help nature out a little bit and started planting trees over thirty years ago. He planted the seeds next to a very and deserted sandbar closely to his birthplace in the Assam region, India. Jadav wanted to create a habitat for wildlife and oppose people who were cutting trees down.”

‘“I will continue to plant until my last breath,” Jadav said. A fantastic story!”‘

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