Khushhali Microfinance bank takes charge against climate change

Khushhali Microfinance bank

Karachi, April 19, 2024 : Khushhali Microfinance Bank Limited conducted a plantation drive in various sectors of Sindh. KMBL branches in Larkana, Mehar, Mehrabpur, Ratodero, Shahdad, and Wagankambar participated in the event.

The participants planted numerous trees across different locations to contribute towards a greener and healthier environment and combat climate change that is on the rise.

The plantation drive saw indigenous plants including Neem, Conocarpus Eugenia, and Eucalyptus being planted at various locations. These plant species inherit characteristics that enable them to survive longer than other species and are also highly compatible with the native areas. Improving air quality, soil concentration, and carbon capture; they act as life savors in tough weather conditions, provide shade, and help to tackle rising temperatures.

On this occasion, Muhammad Aftab Alam/Chief Business Officer of Khushhali Microfinance Bank, added “ I commend my team for their active involvement and enthusiasm during the tree plantation drive. We must all realize that environmental degradation is a great cause of concern and it is imperative for us, as a society, to pay off this debt for the sake of not just us but our future generations as well.”

Khushhali Microfinance Bank Limited believes in giving back to the community and the environment. Through this plantation campaign, they have demonstrated their commitment to creating a greener and cleaner environment.

Pakistan has experienced massively at the hands of climate change and projections suggest a potential increase in temperatures between 1.3°C to 4.9°C by the 2090s. Various diseases born due to floods, droughts, and rising temperatures are also projected and the situation might deteriorate if suitable steps are not taken.

By planting these indigenous species, KMBL’s eye is to nurture the local habitat, fight against climate change, and create a sustainable future for all.

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