Gain-Green Launched “RevoTropix Paulownia Million Tree Challenge” and Signed MoU with Yayasan Bina Upaya Darul Ridzuan and Mystartr Sdn Bhd
20 April 2016 (Selangor) – Green Afforestation International Netwok Sdn Bhd (GAIN-GREEN) officially launched “Million Tree Challenge” and signed MoU with its strategic partners, Yayasan Bina Upaya Darul Ridzuan (YBU) and Mystartr Sdn Bhd (MyStartr).
The “RevoTropix Paulownia Million Tree Challenge” is a “Gaining Greener Earth” initiative undertaken by GAIN-GREEN that is strategically planned and aimed to plant 1,000,000 Revotropix Paulownia Trees in the next five years. The objectives of this campaign is to support afforestation, to save nature forest, to optimize the utilization and add value to unused or abandoned lands, to relieve the environmental issues like land erosion, water pollution, global warming issue and to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emission into the atmosphere.
Mystartr is the Malaysia’s largest crowdfunding platform to realize creative projects. Public may log on to here to support planting a tree with minimum of RM330.
Partial of the net income generating from RevoTopix Paulownia Million Tree Challenge campaign shall be contributed to YBU, a social charity foundation based in Perak that assist state government to resolve issues of poverty. In the near future, Gain-Green hopes to work with more social charity organizations to promote the awareness of afforestation in the near future.
“RevoTropix Paulownia is an in-house cloned species. It is being carefully chosen among other species and is optimized to grow well in Malaysia. “RevoTropix Paulownia” tree able to grow as high as 18 feet and achieve diameter of more than six inches within 8 months in our farm located in Negeri Sembilan”, says CEO of GAIN-GREEN, Mr. EL Law.
There are a few unique attributes of Revotropix Paulownia that leads to why it is chosen for this project. Revotropix Paulownia demonstrated rapid growth – they can reach maturity within 4 to 6 years. Apart from shorter maturity period, Revotropix Paulownia has regeneration ability that is capable to regenerate from its stump sprouts.
This event was graced by representatives from our strategic partner, Encik Irwan Kamil Ridzuan, the CFO of Yayasan Bina Upaya Darul Ridzuan and Mr Goh Boon Peng, CEO of Mystartr Sdn Bhd.
The opening ceremony was officiated by theme song -“Gain It Right” which is composed and sung by ambassador, Ms Kay Sik Cheong Lee. The official video of “RevoTropix Paulownia Million Tree Challenge” was also being introduced to all participants.
According to Mr Law, CEO of GAIN-GREEN Sdn Bhd, “Million Tree is a huge challenge for us. As Lao Tzu, Chinese philosopher mentioned – The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Million tree starts from planting one tree.” GAIN-GREEN would like to gather resources from various parties to help in realizing the goal of “Million Tree Challenge” – to gain a greener earth.
For more information on the “Million Tree Challenge”, you may visit to http://www.million-tree.com/ or to http://www.mystartr.com/projects to sponsor a tree. Together, let’s make it right and gain it right with GAIN-GREEN Million Tree Challenge.