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Education and Empowerment

This team targets all stakeholders in the Environment movement i.e Duty Bearers, Rights holders, Capital holders and other stake holders eg Media. To Build their capacity on Business and Human Rights Issues.

The program also targets  school children  and the youth. Through youth groups, colleges, universities,secondary schools and primary  schools. 

The tools employed include:-

  • Setting up Environmental Clubs. The clubs are motivated to be active and are empowered on the environment; climate change and human rights .Activities like tree planting and tree gifting are encouraged.
  • The youn members are made environment scouts.(Tree gifting is the practice where the teams are encouraged to give  a tree seedling to parents of new born within their villages and communities). Through the ancient cultural practice reforestation and environmental mentorship is encouraged.
  • Environmental Health and Outreach Raising environmental awareness among the communities including school children through that helps raise a new generation which respects the environment. The same program also covers education, capacity building and Empowerment of the vulnarable communities.