On the 25th of November 2020, African Cleanup Initiative went to Ijaiye Housing Estate Senior Grammar School to introduce the Bottles for Pad Project to the students. The meeting was to sensitize the students of the school on the bottles for pad project, its importance to their menstrual hygiene and to their environment.
The Recyclespay Debate Competition 2020 preliminaries was held on the 18th and 19th of November 2020 at Government Junior College Agege, Lagos state with 40 schools from the Lagos Education district 1 participating according to their Zones ( Alimosho, Ifako-Ijaiye and Agege zones) but only 12 schools will be moving to the finals which will hold on the 4th of December 2020. The topic debated on by the junior is ” Plastic Packaging should be banned” while the seniors debated on the topic ” Climate Change is the greatedt threat facing humanity”. This project is proudly sponsored by the Cocacola Foundation.
African Cleanup Initiative was nominated for the Ken Saro-Wiwa Environmental Management Category in the 2020 Community and Human Rights Award CAHR Award alongside other organizations like Guinness Nigeria, Nigeria Breweries, The Network of Civil Society in Environment, International Climate Change Development Initiative, Women in Technology in Nigeria and International Breweries.
On the 14th of November 2020, African Cleanup Initiative in partnership with Nikkyz Foundation went to Early Life Community, Festac to introduce the Recyclespay Educational project and Recycling Empowerment and Advocacy project (REAP) to members of the community. The Outreach was centred on sensitising the community members on the projects.
African Cleanup Initiative (ACI) on the 12th of November 2020 visited Aguda Grammar School Complex to introduce the Bottles for Pad Project. The meeting was to sensitize the students of Aguda Junior and Senior Grammar School on the importance of the Bottles for Pad project to them and the environment.
On the 17th of October 2020, African Cleanup Initiative in partnership with Together for Needs Initiative went to Oworonshoki for the first outreach of Bottles for Pad and Bottles for Diaper project. The first Outreach is centered on sensitizing the community member on the project.
Thursday, the 15th of October 2020 is a day that African cleanup Initiative launched two projects which are the Bottles for pad and Bottles for Diaper project With about 5 initiatives present (Nikkyz foundation, Pad a girl Initiative, Sisterhood of grace, Pad bank Nigeria, Menstrual cup Naija) and about 23 persons in attendance. The event was held at the office of the African Cleanup Initiative.
African Cleanup initiative on Saturday, 10th of October 2020 carried out her Green Independence cleanup exercise in 12 states with 18 locations across the six geo-political zones of Nigeria to celebrate Nigeria’s 60th Independence which was proudly sponsored by the cocacola foundation.
Saturday 10, 2020, one of the biggest civic action against waste will be taking place across 18 communities across the six geo-political zones in Nigeria as we celebrate Nigeria’s 60th Independence. African Cleanup Initiative (ACI) happily announces that the Annual Green Independence Cleanup (GIC) which is being introduced to Nigerians shows another level of volunteering synergy for national building. This years’ edition of GIC is proudly sponsored by the Cocacola Foundation.
This years world Cleanup day event was sure to be a unique celebration as it came in the midst of a global pandemic which threatened nations economically and directly affecting environmental growth projects.
African Cleanup Initiative through strong support from the Cocacola foundation committed to make sure the celebration was a memorable one for every citizen regardless of distance or location.