THE GREEN DREAM OF TWO HANDICAPPED CHINESE
An island surrounded by water has become a green paradise near the small village of Yeli in China. 14 years ago , it was a wasteland covered with pebbles, rocks and a desert of dead trees . After 13 years of hard work both Chinese forest covered the islet . The most incredible in this story, these two planters Chinese trees are disabled: one is blind and the other has no arms.
Who are these heroes tree planters ? The blind is called Haixia Jia , 53 . In 2000, because of an explosion at a factory pebbles powders, Haixia seriously injured , lost his sight . Another planter, Jia Wenqi , 53 lost his arm at the age of three by touching the electrical son of a high-voltage line . They know each other since their childhood. Unemployed , disabled, they undertook the mission to give meaning to their daily lives and overcome their handicap.
Planting morning is a fabulous example of complicity , one can not do anything without the other, they help each other to cut branches of trees, cross the river, dig holes to plant and water . When Haixa tree climbing to go cut branches Wenqi is that the guide by voice. Not having the money to buy trees with roots , they have to cut branches of willows and poplars can resume more easily. On that recreates paradise that encourages the development of biodiversity over 30,000 trees have taken root well
“Our handicaps are easier to overcome together, it forces us to surpass ourselves , I am his eyes and Haixa has my arms ... " said Wenqi