PROGRAM FOR RURAL AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS FOR DEEPER RELATIONSHIP WITH NATURE

“I am joining ISA because I believe that appreciation for nature and a conscious land use can be enhanced by offering more opportunities to the society to interact within these spaces. I have a deep trust in the young generations as a potential target group for an outdoor environmental education” Lucia Toledo (33 years) is
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19. September 2023

THE INTRESECTION BETWEEN CLIMATE CHANGE AND MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES IN AFRICA THROUGH PSYCHX

“I am taking part in the ISA because I believe that integrating sustainability practices into mental health services is crucial for creating a healthier and more environmentally conscious society; Mindful minds, sustainable world.” Freda Mutune (28 years)  from Kenya is the founder and CTO of PsychX Limited. She holds a BSc. ICT,  CCNA certified and
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15. September 2023

PLASTIC WASTE MANAGEMENT AT MUNICIPAL BLOCK LEVEL

“I am undertaking this fellowship program from my unshakable belief in the potential for transformative change. I am inspired by the prospect of improved waste management practices that will not only alleviate environmental burdens but also uplift and empower communities. By embarking on this journey, I want to catalyse a movement that transcends challenges and
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12. September 2023

CHILD IN RAILWAY – PROVIDING EDUCATION TO DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN

“Every railway child in India deserves support and the collective attention of all. The ISA program, in my view, stands as an influential platform, effectively disseminating vital information across vast distances, and nurturing the culture of shared knowledge. Through active participation, I am committed to playing my role in this transformative journey.” Sanoj NT (35
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8. September 2023

SUSTAINABILITY FOR WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION

“I will be participating in the ISA because I believe in the power of inclusive agribusiness value-chains for transforming food systems in Africa. With the right capacity and participatory community development approaches, women smallholder farmers are better positioned to tackle food insecurity through innovation and socio-economic progression.” Mohammed Hafiz Musah (25 years) is an Inclusive
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1. September 2023

MECHANIZATION OF WASTE COLLECTION PROCESS

“I am taking part in the ISA program because i believe mechanization of waste collection process will foster safety and good health for sanitation workers, provide equal employment opportunities in an industry that is male-dominated and increase offtake of waste from communities”    Venus Mungesa (25 years), a mechanical engineer at Fresh Life Initiatives in
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29. August 2023

TOOLBOX FOR FACILITATING A JUST TRANSITION IN INDIA’S COAL-DEPENDENT COMMUNITIES AND REGIONS

“I engage in ISA because I believe that effectively addressing the urgent climate goals and energy transition necessitates a people-centric approach. It is crucial to ensure that vulnerable communities and workers are not left behind in the process. For this, just transition will be vital.” Rajeev Ranjan (38 years), is a researcher and practitioner from
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28. August 2023

NATURAL STRAWS FROM LEPIRONIA GRASS

“I am taking part in the ISA because I believe that solution from the nature Lepironia grass, an alternative to single-use plastic, is vital in reducing plastic waste and pollution, mitigate to climate change, and improving the livelihoods of disadvantaged people. With the mission to reduce plastic straws by 2027, together we are making the
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26. August 2023

WOMEN HEALTH CARE WORKERS AFFECTED BY VIOLENT EXTREMISM IN THE PHILIPPINES

“I am taking part in ISA to gain new perspectives, connect to a network of experts, and enjoy this transformative experience. I am excited to share the lessons and knowledge I will gain from this fellowship to my home country, the Philippines, so I can further contribute to our gender and health initiatives particularly in
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25. August 2023

SANITATION OF THE LAS VACAS RIVER

“I am taking part in ISA because I believe that proper waste management of solid waste in Guatemala City is possible in order to contribute to the solution of contamination in the Las Vacas River. By creating new approaches, job opportunities, inclusion of communities and seeking the improvement of business models based on community participation.“
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23. August 2023