Rift Valley University Head Office staff and academic community members joined Rift Valley University sisterly companies, namely Sodere Resort Hotel and NAOL Construction and Manufacturing Company on July 29,2019 to plant seedlings at Sodere .
The site identified for this project was around Sodere Mountain that surrounds Sodere Resort Hotel .The plantation area was prepared ahead of time by Sodere Hotel leadership and employees. This historic and unprecedented jointly planting seedling activity started in the morning and ended before lunch time. It was part of the national effort to cover the deforested area with green vegetation. The area covered with seedling was about 2 hectares. The employees and leadership promised to cultivate these seedlings until they reach to the required level.