In the Delta Cultural Educational Centre it was held a campaign of planting 100 feets of Mouringa Oleifera. These plants were provided by the Ministry of Rural Development of Tarrafal.
Moringa Oleifera (Moringaceae) is a plant originally from India which is considered by botanists and biologists, as a miracle of nature. A hope to fight the world hunger.
Rich in vitamins and minerals, it contains:
a) Seven times more vitamin C than oranges;
b) Four times more calcium than milk;
c) Four times more vitamin A than carrots;
d) Three times more potassium than bananas;
e) Two times more protein than milk (about 27% protein, equivalent to the beef);
e) More iron than spinach;
f) Present Vitamins: A, B (thiamine, riboflavin, niacin), C, E, and beta carotene.
g) Present Minerals: Phosphorus, Iron, Selenium and Zinc.