SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- Soeurs des Saints Coeurs Couvent

October 18, 2018

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Beirut office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "Soeurs des Saints Coeurs Couvent " . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students. The day of service starts with an interactive presentation covering the main environmental and sustainability opportunities encountered on a daily basis, followed by a hands-on activity to motivate students to become future green leaders.


Students attended


Staff attended


Additional Volunteers attended


Students will be impacted this year

Intended impact of project

Reduced environmental impact
Improved occupant health & performance
Increased environmental & sustainability literacy
Reduce landfill waste

Impact of project

Environmental and habitat restoration
Waste reduction
Educated on sustainable skills and practices
Educated on sustainability knowledge

More impact of project

The event started with an interactive presentation which ensured the students have an understanding on the types of Pollution and how to THINK GREEN & ACT GREEN. The students then were distributed in to smaller groups to work on two hands on activities focusing on : upcycling & Recycling

Activity 1: (Upcycling) Transforming old Tires to playground chairs that are then used to form an outdoor seating area in the playground
Activity2: (Recycling) Students formed a sortation waste barrels using aluminum cans , plastic bottles & paper roll base, students found the decorated recycling bins a great achievement. Barrels became a sortation station.

The event ended by a briefing session were all participating students received a certificate for participation for the great involvement and commitment.