Busy brains, always engaged in technology and thinking about the next iconic thing he can innovate to uplift the living standards of the youth.
Little did I know that Mahmoud Noor loves the environment.
He wants to see children embracing environment protection and planting trees at school and at home.
Noor famously referred to by youth as ‘Mentor 001’ has been involved in the ongoing tree planting campaign that was recently launched by the national government.
The renowned mentor is in a mission to instill environmental knowledge to the young generation at the Coast.
[Mahmoud Noor (In KRC jacket) with Environment CS Keriako Tobiko planting mangroves. Photo/Ahmed Omar.]
“When children understand the environment and the negative impact of degradation we will secure our surrounding and the future,” he said.
He fully supports the efforts to revamp Kibarani which was once a filthy dumping site.
Noor said such concerted efforts will positively impact the environment.
“If our economic driving factors among them is tourism then we must take environmental cleanliness with the utmost attention it deserves,” he added.
He called for fully inclusion of children and youth in environmental programs so that they embrace environment protection.
[Youth mentor Mahmoud Noor joining Environment CS Keriako Tobiko in planting mangroves at Ganahola, Mombasa. Photo/Ahmed Omar.]
In the recent Ganahola forest reclamation in Jomvu, Mombasa County, the youth mentor led youth in tree planting exercise.
He is enhancing various environmental programs at the Kenya Red Cross Society, Mombasa branch where he chairs the board.
[KRCS Mombasa branch board Chairperson Mahmoud Noor (L) with KRCS Official during tree planting exercise at Mikindani. Photo/Ahmed Omar.]
He was recently appointed as one of the Communication Authority Board Member.
The renowned youth mentor spends most of his time with the youth, guiding them to the right path, encouraging them to use their talents and reap from them.
At Swahilipot Hub, Noor enables youth to use the technology space in innovating ideas and develop them into competitive income generating projects.