Eco-clubs have been not only the platform for school children to serve their community by protecting and maintaining a healthy environment but also to create interest and involve themselves in decision making as responsible persons at a young age. NJSI has been establishing and following up the Eco-clubs in many schools under the theme “Save Our Planet” (SOP) in 13 schools
This year after the covid19 lockdown, follow-up programs of Eco-clubs were conducted in the schools in Dolakha and Sindhupalchowk districts.
On January 28th, 2021 the follow-up program of eco-club was conducted in Shree Bhumesthan Secondary School at Mane in Melung municipality, Dolakha. The school has a new building and fresh ground where Eco-club participants are planning to make flower gardens with different variety of flower plants, and to put posters and charts about sanitation and hygiene along with corona sanitization in each classroom.
In Shree Haleshwor School in Gadepu, Gaurishankar RM, Dolakha, on January 29th, 2021, the follow up was conducted. The students there, are planning to conduct a COVID-19 awareness program in the village by a street play (drama). The Eco-club activists also emphasize on developing practical skills in plantation of flowers and herbs.
The follow-up program at Shree Saraswati Secondary School on February 5th, a was mainly to form the new Eco club group as the previous members were passed out of the school. They could not perform any activities on 2020, due to pandemic so they are eagerly wanting to bring out plan into action on coming days of 2021.