PHOTO SPEAKS: The VERDANT with Wonne Afronelly “My Environment My Wealth”

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“My Environment My Wealth” is the Media Advocacy Program, an interactive Live Program on Environment for Media Stations in Nigeria. It is the first of its kind in Nigeria currently airing on Radio Rivers 99.1FM every Saturday, 8-9am. Apart from media advocacy, we carry out social projects that have over the years incorporated youths into our system hence realizing one of our aims – raising #under30CEOs and competent leaders in society. Other aims of the Project is to inform, promote awareness, enlighten, entertain and educate society about advocacy for the environment in order to curb the increasingly alarming environmental challenges; hence enhancing the understanding of society to realize that these environmental hazards are not just a government problem but “the people problem” by integrating all and sundry to take action for the environment.

The VERDANT with Wonne Afronelly:
Is a training series meant to equip team members of “My Environment, My Wealth” and all youths willing with relevant knowledge and skills to execute social projects.
The first edition of The Verdant tagged the verdant youth held today 21 January 2018 at the GADA office ministry of Women Affairs.
In attendance were 21 youths. The resource person from GADA Inyingi Irhimagha was able to convince all attendees on the need to increase efforts with environment advocacy…
Plans were outlined for #WEED2018 to commemorate the world environmental education day.
We look forward to 25th & 26th January

Road walk/sensitization with music
Cleanup exercise markets and motor parks
#EndBlackSoot campaign
#PickThatTrash launch for Port Harcourt
Green Games (board games, card, ayo )
Celebrity Dance – Free photo sessions
Light refreshments/Picnic

THIS IS THE EXPERIENCE ON SUNDAY: Before the end training, there was a slight downpour for about 5 mins and the water collected was scary black. We are even more determined to push the campaign to #EndBlackSoot during #WEED2018


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