[PHOTOS] Gachagua, Pastor Dorcas take early morning walk at Hombe forest

Gachagua said it was a moment of reconnecting with nature.

In Summary
  • Gachagua said the immediate reward of growing and maintaining forests is good and frequent rain.

  • He said rain is the source of sustained food security and generally, improved quality of life. 

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua with Second Lady Pastor Dorcas Rigathi during an early morning walk at Hombe Forest on July 7, 2024.
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua with Second Lady Pastor Dorcas Rigathi during an early morning walk at Hombe Forest on July 7, 2024.
Image: DPCS

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua and Second Lady Pastor Dorcas Rigathi on Sunday took an early morning walk together at Hombe forest.

The Hombe forest is part of the Mt Kenya ecosystem.  

" This morning's walk with my wife Pastor Dorcas in the Hombe Forest, part of the Mt Kenya Ecosystem, was highly refreshing, marked with mist and fragrances of fog hovering over the green canopies that are now a secure and serene home to beautiful birds and other animals,"  the DP said. 

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua with Second Lady Pastor Dorcas Rigathi during an early morning walk at Hombe Forest on July 7, 2024.
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua with Second Lady Pastor Dorcas Rigathi during an early morning walk at Hombe Forest on July 7, 2024.
Image: DPCS

Gachagua said it was a moment of reconnecting with nature.

"Indeed, the future of our country lies in not only growing more trees but also maintaining the existing ecosystems,"  he said. 

Gachagua said the immediate reward of growing and maintaining forests is good and frequent rain.

He said rain is the source of sustained food security and generally, improved quality of life. 

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua with Second Lady Pastor Dorcas Rigathi during an early morning walk at Hombe Forest on July 7, 2024.
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua with Second Lady Pastor Dorcas Rigathi during an early morning walk at Hombe Forest on July 7, 2024.
Image: DPCS
Natural scenerary at Hombe Forest on July 7, 2024.
Natural scenerary at Hombe Forest on July 7, 2024.
Image: DPCS
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