X
UCA News

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Catholic students put Laudato Si' into practice

Humble home garden project inspires major environmental initiatives

UCA News reporter, Colombo

UCA News reporter, Colombo

Updated: October 01, 2020 07:34 AM GMT
Featured Authors - Columnists | Make a Contribution
Sri Lankan Catholic students put Laudato Si' into practice

Young Sri Lankan Catholics launched a program called YCS Green Revolution 2020 on Oct. 1. (Photo: YCS)

Share this article :

While everyone else was doing nothing at home during the nationwide lockdown, a group of Catholic students in Sri Lanka were using their time constructively.

A project which was started during the Covid-19 epidemic by the Young Catholic Students’ Movement (YCS) on a small scale has borne fruit in a big way.

Malin Vass, vice-president of the Asian Student Committee of YCS, joined other students to grow plants during the lockdown period. His team used social media to encourage others to grow plants while they were confined at home.

Students began posting photos of the vegetables and fruits grown in their home gardens on social media. They shared the produce they grew with their neighbors and friends. YCS students launched another program called YCS Green Revolution 2020 on Oct. 1 as a second step.

Click here to read the full article

UCA Newsletter
YOUR DAILY
NEWSLETTER
Thank you. You are now signed up to our Daily Full Bulletin newsletter

Also Read

UCA News Podcast
Support UCA News
The Pontificate | Make a Contribution
UCAN Ad
 
Contribute and get the Mission in Asia PDF Book/e-Book Free!
Contribute and get the Mission in Asia PDF Book/e-Book Free!
UCA News Catholic Dioceses in Asia
UCA News Catholic Dioceses in Asia
UCA News Catholic Dioceses in Asia