Raising Awareness on Environmental Issues in Upper Akkar

Duration: January 2008 – December 2008

Donor: Henrich Boll Foundation, Save the Children Sweden & Handicap International

Partners: Sweden & Handicap International


Building teachers capacity to implement environmental awareness sessions

Raising environmental awareness of children through extra curricular activities


– Environmental Training for 64 Teachers from 25 schools
– Developing an environmental education tool kit in Arabic displaying the natural richness of the area and distributing it to 38 schools
– Qammoua Environmental Day for children
– Walk in nature and cleaning up campaign
– Interactive environmental play for children from 6 to 10 years old
– Documentary and discussion, art from recycled garbage, etc