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Projects

Beach Cleanup

Through our ‘Trash to Treasure’ event, Roots & Shoots groups from Canadian International School and Hong Kong Academy both spent the day cleaning up the shorelines of Hong Kong. Despite a cold rainy weather, the students’ passion inspired the parents and nearby hikers to join the effort as well. Combining everyone’s individual effort, a total of […]

Save the Gibbon

Save the Gibbon (in pink) is one of JGI Hong Kong’s Roots and Shoots group based in Hong Kong Academy in Sai Kung. The group of students have done several projects aimed at helping the critically endangered Hainan Gibbons. Together, the group of students have raised awareness through their self made websites and Facebook page. […]

Roots & Shoots Group: “3 Months for the Homeless”

3 Months for the Homeless’ is a group of students aiming to make a difference by raising awareness of the plight of homeless people in Hong Kong. “We have challenged ourselves to raise $15,000 (in 3 Months) for the Salvation Army to solve problems faced by street sleepers in the Yau Tsim Mong district and […]

Roots & Shoots Group: South Island School

Roots & Shoots applied for a Student Council loan to purchase 100 kg of ‘soap nuts’. We started promoting the use of ‘Soap Nuts’ at our school fair, as they are an organic and river/ocean friendly alternative to laundry detergent. Also at our stall we had face painting for fundraising, selling Trash & Treasure to […]

Harbour School: Global Issues Conference

Fifth Graders at Harbour School host a Global Issues Conference each June.  The project is a culmination of several weeks’ worth of independent research and action to address the world’s problems.  Students select the topics that inspire them, write their own speeches which involve their research and discuss the action they initiate and undertake, present […]