Sponsorship by Mountain Top
Mountain Top sponsored the activities of The Climate Compliance Conference in North Leeward.
The students of Richmond Vale Academy (RVA) were taught about the environment, with a focus on recycling and reducing pollution from trash in six North Leeward Village Primary and Secondary Schools in the period from 1st of November 2012 till 1st of March 2013.

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The Climate Compliance Conference
The Climate Conference arranged 5 lessons in every village. Young and old received lessons about how to protect the environment, how to recycle and learned how we can adapt to the challenges of Global Warming and Climate Change.

The teaching lead to a ‘Trash March’, with one hundred people marching from Petit Bordel to Fitz Hughes, picking up trash, with a ‘Trash Pick-Up Competition’ between six schools called “The World’s Cleanest Country Competition”. Troumaka Primary school won, followed by Fitz Hughes Primary School and Westwood Methodist School. The winners receive musical or sport equipments for their school.

About Richmond Vale Academy
Richmond Vale Academy, located in Chateaubelair, St. Vincent, is a registered Non Profit company No. 147 of 2002 under the Companies Act.

In 2012, Richmond Vale Academy started two new programs: “The St. Vincent Climate Compliance Conference” and “The Fighting Shoulder to Shoulder with The Poor” program.

Richmond Vale Academy has in 2012 become an accredited Distance Learner school with One World University in Mozambique and students on the 18 months “Fighting Shoulder to Shoulder with The Poor” program will take exams and earn an A-certificate.

The St. Vincent Climate Compliance Conference is a new kind of environmental movement. It is a 10-year standing conference that will take actions for the environment especially for food, energy and disaster security. Students from around the world join the conference for 6 months at the time.

Brief overview of the sponsorship

• Transportation from RVA to teach 30 lessons in six schools
and mobilize for the trash pick up actions – EC$1,300
• Teaching Materials – EC$200
• Trash Pick Up March from Petit Bordel to Fitz Hughes,
100 T-shirts with Mountain Top logo, trash bags, gloves,
lunch and refreshments- EC$2,500
• World’s Cleanest Country Competition
+ Prizes to schools (1000 XCD)- EC$2,000

Total – - EC$6,000

The campaign has been aired on NBC radio in February,
We FM with Selly and Kata in November and Focus North Leeward

 

** We expect to have the winners of the competition in the Newspapers and a new program on Focus North Leeward from the Trash Pick up Competition in March


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