Read2Save

The “Reading to Save” project seeks to promote awareness of the UN Sustainable Development Goals SDG2030 and also help in achieving  Target 4.6: “To ensure that all youth and a substantial proportion of adults, both men and women, achieve literacy and numeracy by 2030” and Target 13.3: “to improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning” respectively by organizing a reading contest for upper primary pupils base on a Book that provide information on how to care for the environment and the dangers associated with neglecting and destroying our environment.

Problem

Most pupils at the Basis school level (aged 10 – 15) are not aware of the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals SDG2030

Ghana’s high rate of deforestation has contributed to global warming and climate change.

Most Ghanaians are not awareness of the dangers associated with destroying our forest land and the benefits of planting and nurturing new trees.

Target Area & Beneficiaries
Awoshie – Accra (Ga Central Municipal Area)

Odorgonnor Model Basic School

Green Pastures Int. School

Asare Memorial Int. School

City of Angel International School

Amy’s Garden Basic School

Ebenezer Thompson Memorial School

Anyaa Community Basic School

Goal 

Promote Literacy

Create awareness of the dangers of tree cutting

Promote planting and caring of trees and our environment.

Approach
A reading aloud session will be organize in all participating school using THICK, TALL, TREES.
A quiz competition will be organize where each school will bring two contestants.
Questions on the quiz will be based on THICK, TALL, TREES and general facts on SDG.
Each Participating school will be given two copy of THICK, TALL, TREES and fact Sheet on SDGs for preparation before the quiz.
Awards will be given to top three contesting school. Each contestant will be given a certificate of participation.