Continuing the Environmental projects of the IWC of Alexandria East for this year to raise the awareness of children about the climate change topics and the ecological footprint, Prof. Mona Gamal El-Din Ibrahim – President of the Club, held a workshop titled “Ecological Footprint” to aware the children, in a simple way, how to calculate the carbon footprint which is the person’s contribution in CO2 emissions that affects the environment.
The workshop was held on Sunday 29-1-2023 and included various activities for children about the ways to reduce the carbon footprint through controlling the consumption of energy, water, and food.
More than 50 children participated in the workshop. They were divided into 7 working groups. The participating children calculated an individual’s carbon footprint through their daily activities. They also offered recommendations and activities that they will work on, as well as transferring these experiences to their families and friends and disseminating them in the surrounding community. The children expressed their great happiness to participate in the workshop and also for the information they acquired.