ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION 2018
Open all year, starting on Mondays, participation fee 175 € per week. All programmes of GREEN LION ZIMBABWE start with mandatory culture week (210€).
- Code : G/ZIM/EC2018
- Dispo : 5M / 5F (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 98
The Green Lion
Experience Zimbabwe by working with villagers to improve their local environment! In this program you will be helping out at an environmental club at a local Zimbabwean school and village hall, where you will have the opportunity to be part of an environmental campaign for students and youth. A part of your tasks will be taking part in group efforts such as tree planting, something usually needed in public areas of need such as the local school, community centre, and clinic. You can also expect to be involved with the tree nursery, a recycling project, and water management program to name a few active goals of this program. These activities do not just help improve the environment, they highlight the issue of environmental conservation and provide you with subject matter to discuss at your campaign presentations. You can develop and integrate these activities in the classes you will be asked to present along with issues such as the the local effect of climate change.
About the Accommodation : You will be staying in our program centre which accommodates around 20 people. All participants are expected to be environmentally aware and to use all resources with restraint, especially water, paper and electricity. Your rooms will be cleaned daily by staff but please try to clean up after yourself and help play your part to keep the accommodation neat and organized. Food Arrangements : Meals are basic and healthy, inspired by the local cuisine consists of staples such as rice, cornmeal for preparing ‘sadza’ or ‘bota’ (porridge), spinach, chomolia, spring greens, beans, chicken, goat, mutton, and beef.
You will be staying on the outskirts of Rusape. Specifically, in Cheneke Village, Tandi located in the Manicaland province. Being only 30 minutes away from downtown Rusape, you will have access to local shops and other things that you may visit in your spare time. You may also take the opportunity to visit historic and natural sites such as Victoria Falls and surrounding reserves around the country.
Additional Equipment : Modest clothing – covering the knees and shoulders during school visits You are more than welcome to bring teaching materials/resources for your class!