EcoGreen Foundation aims to promote environmental protection in Zambia.

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The mission of the EcoGreen Foundation is to provide an answer to the alarming phenomenon of deforestation in Zambia. This is due to the legal and illegal production of large quantities of coal. Coal is used daily for cooking both in the city and throughout the country. Around 650 bags of goods are brought to Livingstone. The EcoGreen Foundation aims to promote reforestation, raise awareness of the dangers of deforestation, educate young people about environmental issues, provide opportunities. The foundation also encourages the local community of livingstone to plant trees, and provides sustainable solutions for the community and seeks to promote alternative sources of energy. 

For more information on the general context in which the project is embodied, refer to the  country sheet.

The volunteer will assist the founder of the association in the following activities:

  • Support members of the association in planting, sowing and care for native trees in the greenhouse and surrounding areas.
  • Assist in the construction of biogas in order to propose an alternative to the use of coal in homes
  • Participation in the organization of sensitization workshops for children and adults in the community on the subject of environmental protection, sustainable development and the fight against deforestation

Training:  No specific training is required, diversity and complementarity of profiles will add to the success of the program. 

Knowledge in biology, soil engineering or trade is a plus.

Languages: A good level of English is necessary.

Required qualities:

  • Joyful, dynamic, inspiring, taste for the discovery of other cultures.
  • Sensitivity to environmental issues.
  • Ability to adapt to different living conditions.