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Greening Africa Together/Alle Hand in Hand, e.V.

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Greening Africa Together/Alle Hand in Hand e.V. is united by the goal of encouraging and empowering African youth to combat climate change and create prospects in Africa together. Our approach is guided by the idea of universal brotherhood. We support active collaboration/service learning between students and local communities of different cultures. In the spirit of a united world, all our projects aim to create sustainable change for people and nature across cultural, religious and social boundaries.
Alle Hand in Hand e.V. was founded by coordinators and alumni of the GATo projects at TU Berlin and is an official partner NGO of the African Network Greening Africa Together. In addition, we support other non-profit projects in the intercultural exchange, for refugees, nature and climate protection, development cooperation, especially in cooperation with e.g. New Humanity ONG and International Forest.

Latest project news

Exciting News on Our Plastic Waste Management Project!

  Amadeus Böttcher  05 July 2024 at 12:39 AM

Dear Donors,

We hope this message finds you well. We're excited to share a brief update on our Plastic Waste Management project at schools in Yaoundé, Cameroon. In March 2024, three members of our project team from Berlin visited the site to assist and further implement the ongoing project. During this particularly instructive period, a wonderful intercultural exchange took place, allowing us to achieve several significant milestones.

We are pleased to announce that we have further developed our project and now have a second school involved. We are constantly looking for more schools to join and expand our efforts, aiming to continually develop and enhance the project's impact.

With input from surveys, we designed theoretical and practical workshops to teach students effective plastic waste management. This includes sorting waste and using tools to create recycled products, resulting in cleaner schools and better health outcomes.

What has been achieved so far?

 • Workshops: Successfully conducted educational workshops on waste separation and avoidance to promote general sustainability awareness.

• Recycling Training: Students learned to make products like pillows and vases from recycled plastic, fostering creativity and practical recycling skills.

• Water Filters: Installed at two schools, providing clean drinking water for the students and reducing plastic bottle use.

• Tree Planting: Enhanced the school's environment and educated students on the importance of sustainability in their direct environment.

What comes next?
We will continue monitoring our progress to ensure sustainability and make necessary adjustments to maintain the project's effectiveness. Additionally, we are actively exploring opportunities to expand our initiative to more schools, broadening our reach and fostering a larger community of environmentally conscious students. 

Thank you for your invaluable support. Your contribution has inspired significant positive change. 

Warm regards, 

Your GATo-Team! 

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