OACA has developed an environmental education resource kit for primary schoolchildren that includes a backpack, binoculars, book, teacher guide, games and puppets to be distributed to 100 schools.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
In Lima and throughout Peru in general, there is very little environmental conscience. This project aims to obtain "seed money" to replicate a successful pilot Environmental Education Program, that introduces environmental issues in the primary school curricula. There are 3 levels of beneficiaries - Public schools: 12,000 children and 400 teachers. Private companies: Corporate social responsibility program benefiting public schools Private schools: "school to school solidarity program"
How will this project solve this problem?
Produce 400 education kits; Train 400 teachers; Implement CSR workshop with 20 companies; Implement partnership scheme with 20 private schools
Potential Long Term Impact
To contribute to the conservation and sustainable development of Lima through an environmental education program, implementing Corporate Social Responsibility initiative in 10 companies, and committing 12 private schools to a solidarity program
Total Funding Received to Date: $500
Funding Policy: partial
This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.
Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $500 as of Jun 9, 2004. The original project funding goal was $26,600.