About the project

Environmental Conservation & Feeding Programme

The Jesuit Urumuri Centre targeted 15 schools in Rwanda that had unused or underutilised gardens that had great potential to be used for educational and practical purposes.

They have formed the bedrock of new ‘environment clubs’, which teach students how to protect and make the most of their natural surroundings.

The centre developed a practical training manual, compiled a list of important topics when it comes to environmental education, and helped set up school farms.

Its aim is to provide more environmental awareness among school communities, which will allow pupils to gain agricultural experience which, ultimately, will help reduce hunger.

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