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Teachers, students and community engage in activities carried out by the Selected Schools in Brazil

Teachers, students and community engage in activities carried out by the Selected Schools in Brazil

March 27, 2020

Thoughout the first month of implementation of their Action Plans, the schools selected for the Search for Sustainable Schools in Brazil have organized meetings and events in order to present the project and encourage teachers, students and community to take part in their activities. Akatu Institute recognizes and congratulates their effort in engaging different audiences […]

Phumelelani is cooking up a storm and saving Carbon

March 4, 2020

In SA there are at least 10 000 schools that still cook on open fires. Imagine the hazards the women who cook, endure daily cooking for 1200 learners as they do at Phumelelani primary school in Loskop, KZN. Besides respiratory issues, they have to constantly bend down and chop up masses of wood to fuel […]

Selected Schools in Brazil are already implementing their plans

Selected Schools in Brazil are already implementing their plans

February 18, 2020

This week, the five schools selected in the Search for Sustainable Schools in Brazil have officially begun their activities, after receiving the first disbursement of the grant to implement their winning Action Plans. We are very excited and eager to see the plans take off! Good luck for the winning schools!