Teach SDGs Programme
Nigeria Makurdi, Nigeria
Number of people taking this action: 50-250
Teach SDGs Programme
The Teach SDGs Programme is a comprehensive program that supports governments, businesses and communities in Nigeria with improved understanding and capacity on the Global Goals.
Teach SDGs Programme facilitates localizing the Sustainable Development Goals and empowers communities to act at the local level, observe the impact of their actions, share experiences and build new partnerships for implementation of the goals.
Global Day of Action : 25 September marks the third anniversary of the adoption of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development and of the Sustainable Development Goals,.
To mark this historic event, the Global Day of Action (#Act4SDGs) will bring together individuals, organizations, institutions, and businesses across the globe are coming together to take actions for the SDGs to show world leaders that people and organizations everywhere are standing behind the Goals and expect their leaders to do the same in every corner of the world to take action for the SDGs: to end poverty and inequalities, protect the planet, other key sustainable objectives and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.
DevTrain is creating awareness and knowledge sharing for community members allows citizens to focus on any of the 17 goals that are of most immediate concern to them and to evaluate if the situation of these has got better, stayed the same or got worse over the past months. The SDG Global Action Challenge allow people’s voices to be heard and show how these goals are relevant to their lives, bringing attention to what needs to be changed, transformed, achieved in people's perception come 2030.
To raise awareness on the SDGs and their impact
To promote collective actions on the SDGs in our communities
DevTrain team shall facilitate the #Act4SDGs Community Challenge.
It is a call for young people to carry out any key activity to create awareness on the SDG
See below some suggestions:
Bring your organization and network together to plan and implement an action or event on awareness, accountability and impact on the SDGs. Here are a few examples:
Organize an SDG Performance on a public space Youth MeetUp In Makurdi: Mobilize youths within project communities and network, discuss SDGs and chart a way forward for Nigeria
Organize a rally or a peaceful demonstration for the SDGs in your city - Football match between DevTrain Environment Ambassadors and Wadata Strikers to mark International Peace Day in Makurdi, Benue State
Give an SDG introductory lesson at a school assembly or classroom – Identify 20 schools in Makurdi, Calabar and Osun States
Organize a public discussion with young people, or in communities of marginalized people, invite a politician or leader to join – Hold a Corpers HookUp in Calabar: Discuss SDGs with NYSC Corp members and promote implementation of community projects
Organize a public SDG trek - SDG Trek from High-level round about to Wurukum round about carrying SDG placards: Engage youths to key into SDGs
Run an SDG wheel poster challenge – Conduct activity with School Children in 20 schools
Capture the SDG stories in your community and share them on the global day – Share a video link of your SDG story in 120minutes with DevTrain
Collect voices of marginalized peoples speaking about their situation or of the SDG movers and shakers in your community and let viewers experience the need for SDG action in your community and share them via video, photo, or 360 media – Snap a photo with the SDG goal you support with DevTrain
Collect short videos of politicians and citizens pledges on the SDGs – Identify Youths vying for political offices and engage them on SDGs and Citizens pledges to SGDs
Community members will have increased knowledge on SDGs
Community members shall be triggered on the various actions to be taken on SDGs
Community members will commit to supporting SDGs in their locality
Please Kindly capture the SDG stories in your community and share them with us – Record a 120 seconds video of SDGs story and share a video link with DevTrain - http://bit.ly/2xppjSJ
Please Kindly snap a photo of any SDG goal you support and share them with DevTrain using this link - http://bit.ly/2xpAQ5F
3 Good Health & Well-Being
4 Quality Education
6 Clean Water & Sanitation
13 Climate Action
14 Life Below Water
15 Life on Land
16 Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions
17 Partnerships for the Goals