Partner: Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Year of implementation: 2015-2017

Reacting to climate change, and attempting to correct daily behaviors to limit environmental damage caused by our simplest acts, Etijah collaborates with GIZ on two projects to improve the environmental conditions in primary schools located in Ain Shams area namely Filsteen, Al Nahda Al Moaana and Mahmoud Khater, by Capacity development for 6 science and agriculture elementary teachers on horticultural know-how and capacity building for 80 students, other 20 teachers and 6 administrative staff members from the three schools to provide them with horticultural know-how and raise their awareness on environmental issues and climate adaptation measures. Translating Etijah’s growing concerns about the health of young people resulted in weaving the collaboration with GIZ to renovate water and sanitation systems in the aforementioned three primary schools, through providing 3200 elementary students with better water and sanitation systems besides in addition to introducing them to civic engagement and personal hygiene through raising awareness sessions.