Education

The Construction of a vegetable garden: workshop of practical-pedagogical environmental actions in a school context

The Construction of a vegetable garden: workshop of practical-pedagogical environmental actions in a school context

On May 25th, at Escola Básica Maria da Luz de Deus Ramos, in Bairro das Galinheiras, Lisbon, a vertical vegetable garden was built as a complement to the existing agricultural space, where different types of vegetables and plants were sown. It was created as an alternative to traditional pots. The initiative was promoted by AIDGLOBAL ...

Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho Seal is extended to social entities and schools

Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho Seal is extended to social entities and schools

The "Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho" (Porto Santo Without Marine Waste) Project Seal has been extended to social entities - Non-Governmental Organizations, community groups, and institutions with a social character - and schools, and is available since May 2022. With the extension, we intend to involve the entire community in the fight against the problem ...

Porto Santo is fighting to reduce marine waste

Porto Santo is fighting to reduce marine waste

In the last 20 months, cleaning campaigns have been carried out in Porto Santo Island, as part of the "Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho " project, with the participation of about 561 volunteers, of which 352 were adults and 209 were children/youth. The increasing amount of marine litter, especially plastic, in coastal areas and beaches ...

Encouraging cultivation and interaction with the environment

Encouraging cultivation and interaction with the environment

Between the 12th and 13th of May, in partnership with Alto do Lumiar School, AIDGLOBAL promoted an action for the rehabilitation of the School Pedagogical's Field, based on the relationship between Human Being and Nature, where students demonstrate their contribution for environmental sustainability. To affirm an informed and active citizenship that guarantees the involvement and ...

Cleaning campaign in coastal areas collects 130Kg of marine waste

Cleaning campaign in coastal areas collects 130Kg of marine waste

On March 22, 25, 31 and April 29, four cleaning campaigns were held with the 8th-grade classes of the B+S School Professor Dr Francisco de Freitas Branco. The actions aimed to raise the students' awareness of the marine litter problem and the need to continuously promote the Ocean's protection. The activities are carried out under ...

Manuel António da Mota Foundation supports AIDGLOBAL intervention in Mozambique

Manuel António da Mota Foundation supports AIDGLOBAL intervention in Mozambique

AIDGLOBAL's work in Mozambique has been developed to combat illiteracy levels in some areas of the country and promote higher offers and equal access to early childhood in close cooperation with the Mozambican government and local authorities' education services. Guaranteeing Early Childhood education services has been one of the biggest challenges for AIDGLOBAL, particularly under ...

Toast to everyone who protects the Oceans

Toast to everyone who protects the Oceans

On April 08, the event "A Toast to the Sea" was held at the Porto Santo Sailing Club. The initiative, aimed to fishermen and marine-tourism operators, intended to raise awareness about the environmental impact of marine waste. Marine life is the first to feel the impacts of human actions on the oceans. The effective protection ...

Porto Santo opens first PET packaging collection machine for Community Management

Porto Santo opens first PET packaging collection machine for Community Management

The first non-reusable plastic packaging collection machine, fully financed by commercial establishments, was inaugurated on April 11th in Porto Santo, Madeira Autonomous Region, and brings with it a reward system that aims to encourage the local community to recycle. With the aim of bridging the gaps in membership of private establishments in these state-funded recycling ...