World Earth Day workshop and awareness raising campaign with volunteers around the Western Rural District of Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Nelson Mandela International Day (or Mandela Day) is an annual international day in honour of Nelson Mandela, celebrated each year on 18 July, Mandela's birthday. The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, with the first UN Mandela Day held on 18 July 2010. Therefore, the Sierra Leone School Green Club (SLSGC), YALI Network Members in Sierra Leone in collaboration with other environmental organizations thought it fit to organized a one day Environmental Outreach Campaign with schools at the Western Rural District of Freetown, Sierra Leone. The event climax with tree planting with the school pupils at the forefront.
On the 18th November, 2017, The Sierra Leone School Green Club participated in a oneday Marathon race organized by British Council to save the environment against Climate Change and Global Warming. Be part of our awareness campaign to save our planet. One of our member (Musa Duraman) came 8th.
Good Deeds Day is an annual tradition of good deeds. All over the world, hundreds of thousands choose to volunteer and help others, putting into practice the simple idea that every single person can do something good, be it large or small, to improve the lives of others and positively change the world.
We believe that if people will think good, speak good and do good, the circles of goodness will grow in the world.
The Sierra Leone School Green Club observed Good Deeds Day on the 15th April, 2018 with the Theme: “Ensuring a Cleaner Environment” in Jui, Freetown, Sierra Leone to compliment the effort of meaningful citizen of our world in ensuring a cleaner and healthy environment for all.
The Sierra Leone School Green Club(SLSGC) in collaboration with the Pan Africa Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) Sierra Leone Chapter, The Society 4 Climate Change Communication- Sierra Leone (S4CCC-SL)
and Hope 4 Ebola Orphans Foundation on Sunday 22nd April 2018 hosted their first Litter Pick event at Hamilton Beach, in the Western Rural area, and on Monday 23rd April, 2018 hosted a school engagement with three schools around the Western Rural District. The event was organized in a bid to commemorate mother Earth Day.
On the 26th April, 2018 our Founder/President (Alhassan Sesay) won an award that was organized by Sierra Young Diplomats on the SDGs. The award was on SDG 2 (Zero Hunger).
In a bid to commemorate World Environment Day (June 5) The Sierra Leone School Green Club (SLSGC) in collaboration with other schools did 14 parachutes to raise awareness on environmental issues and how to keep our environment safe for our children yet unborn. It was displayed at The Freetown Teachers College (FTC) and at Jui Junction respectfully. It was also displayed during Zero Hour Youth March from July 19-21 in Washington DC on the National Mall at 12th St. and also on October 13-14 in Washington DC, World Inaugural Exhibition, Georgetown Waterfront Park.
We joined activists around the world to organized Rise For Climate events holding our local leaders to account about putting climate justice before profit and clean green energy before polluting climate-warming fossil fuel. The event was held at The Freetown Teachers College– Jui, Freetown-Sierra Leone which brought together stakeholders from our communities to make commitment in protecting our environment. The well-attended event climaxed with an impressive and inspirational display of art on parachutes presented by children from Kelly's Secondary school, Edest Academy, and students from Jui Vocational Institute and Portee Vocational Institute - proof that our children and our youth often teach us and lead the way on climate action!