save vultures: Save the nature’s cleanup crew
21 May-21

save vultures: Save the nature’s cleanup crew

At Nature Rwanda; we trust that educating children, especially by incorporating informal settings into traditional classroom practices is a wonderful and unforgettable opportunity for young people to become involved in environmental conservation and it shows them that by working together, we can ensure a sustainable future. In this regard, Nature Rwanda organized a conservation talk on the Endangered Vulture species at Gataraga primary school in conjunction with the 2021 Celebration of Endangered Species Day. The presentation highlighted  the threats that vulture species face, ranging from

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AWARDING WETLANDS AND BIODIVERSITY TALENT COMPETITION WINNERS
27 May-21

AWARDING WETLANDS AND BIODIVERSITY TALENT COMPETITION WINNERS

Nature Rwanda is working hard to ensure the ecological integrity and economic sustainability of a network of intact and well-functioning biodiversity that is crucial to the country and its people. Through Eco-club initiatives, we hope to demonstrate these relationships and highlight the importance of biodiversity and ecosystem services, especially their role as a key habitat for endangered species. A shift in perspective, attitude, and behavior is required to grasp their significance. In this regard, Nature Rwanda hosted an awarding ceremony to recognize the winners of

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Celebration of the Earth Day Outdoors
22 Apr-21

Celebration of the Earth Day Outdoors

At Nature Rwanda; we believe that by educating children and assisting them in understanding how their actions, no matter how small, can have a positive impact on the natural environment; they will be better placed to help protect and ensure the natural world's future. Earth Day is April 22nd, and to commemorate its 51st anniversary, we are organizing an outdoor study in the wilderness at Mpenge River with primary students, highlighting the latest threats to our planet, ranging from habitat destruction to climate change and

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Environmental Education for Eco-club students
07 Mar-20

Environmental Education for Eco-club students

As a part of the Environmental Education Program, Nature Rwanda worked with the Eco club at Rwahi TVET School in gardening school with agro-forestry and fruit trees. This club is one of Eco clubs neighboring the threatened Important biodiversity areas, that are supported by Nature Rwanda. The tree planting activity is organized with the aim of giving students an opportunity to get hands-on experience in addressing world environmental conservation issues at an early stage. It also instills in participants at early ages through informal learning

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Hygiene and Sanitation Workshop for Mpenge River Local Conservation Volunteers
10 Nov-20

Hygiene and Sanitation Workshop for Mpenge River Local Conservation Volunteers

Conservation Volunteers play a crucial role in conservation practices. They are used as a labor source but primarily their function is personal education and empowerment. Through the project; “Integrated restoration and management of Mpenge Rivers, for improved biodiversity conservation and natural resource management”. Nature Rwanda organized a two-day training of 20 Local Conservation Volunteers of Mpenge River for creating awareness among the community about diseases related to hygiene, sanitation, and water as well as the significance of household hygiene to sustainable management of Mpenge river,

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Agro-ecology Workshop for Women and Youth
23 Mar-21

Agro-ecology Workshop for Women and Youth

In partnership with the local administration, Nature Rwanda is organizing a two-day workshop on agro-ecology for two groups of 25 women and 25 youth each, who practice agriculture around the Mpenge river. This comes in time the river is vulnerably affected by unsustainable agriculture including the encroachment, and agriculture-based pollution. The workshop is aimed at raising awareness on agro-ecology practice among small-scale farmers around the Mpenge river for enhancing their farming technics to improved crop yield, and improved livelihoods leading to the sustainable conservation of

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Training Workshop for Eco-Mentors
22 Feb-20

Training Workshop for Eco-Mentors

We are organizing a workshop for 25 teachers who are mentors of environmental clubs in their schools. In this context, we invited 3 teachers and their headteachers from Gicaca Primary School, Kigusa Primary School, Rulindo Primary, and Rwahi Secondary School. This workshop intends to build the capacity of teachers and increase the quantity and quality of environmental education with special emphasis on the wetlands ecosystem of Akanyaru and Nyabarongo wetlands. The training does not only inform about issues related to wetlands conservation but also investigates

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