Sierra Leone School Green Club (SLSGC)
- Western Rural District
Sierra Leone School Green Club (SLSGC) is an indigenous Community Based Organization (CBO) which was established in 2015. The organization has been engaged in climate change sensitization and mitigation strategy across Sierra Leone. The organization began as the challenges of climate change hits local communities in Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone is one of the poorest countries in the world and climate change is having a drastic impact on the livelihood of the already underprivileged communities.
Sierra Leone School Green Club has been successful in achieving grassroots participation in Climate Change resilience strategies. It has also succeeded in influencing public opinion about climate change in communities.
Our audience includes educational institutions, local government structures and non-governmental organizations and local communities that are directly or indirectly been affected by climate change.
We hope to have a common agenda in the fight against climate change and make the world or our communities sustainable in the utilization of our natural resources in an environmental friendly way so that development can reach the least man in society.
Vision: to see a greener sustainable environment for all the inhabitants of planet earth (plants/ Animal).
· We seek to educate the public all in an effort to create awareness on environmental issues.
· We seek to lobby the political will for a stable climate that will benefit all mankind;
· We seek in engaging in activities that are environmental friendly and sustainable in a bit to reversing climate change.
The objectives of Sierra Leone School Green Club is as follows but not limited to:
a. To achieve greater co-operation of communities and people across the world in climate and environmental issues affecting us.
b. To lobby the political will in reversing climate change.
c. To accelerate and promote environmental friendly activities in cubing climate change.
d. To promote and defend our common position on issues of interest relating to the environment and climate change and people.
e. To champion the use of clean energy source in our communities.
f. To encourage international co-operation on climate change.
g. To establish the necessary conditions which enables Sierra Leone School Green Club to play its rightful role instruments.
h. To promote co-operation in all fields of human activity to raise the living standard of people in regards to sustainable green promotions and awareness.
i. To work with relevant international Non-Governmental Organizations for the gradual attainment of the objectives of the Sierra Leone School Green Club.
j. To advance the development by promoting research in climate change and environment, in particular science and technology.
k. To work with relevant international parties in the fight against climate change and global warming, the promotion of good health and of non-violent modalities in influencing policies on the environment and climate change.