Contributing to ecological culture of schoolchildren and their parents introducing the network of “green clubs and cinemas”
Contributing to ecological culture of schoolchildren and their parents introducing the network of “green clubs and cinemas”
The project aims at demonstrating that local initiatives that promote sustainable development and energy efficiency work very well and the results of such activities can be integrated in the community’s everyday life. Numerous workshops, seminars in Zhytomyr region show that practical activities and climate change understanding at the local community level are not developed. In this context, the project will mobilize communities to promote energy efficiency and sustainable use of natural resources in their place of living by use of information, capacity development and creation of awareness. The leading community group includes teachers, school children, parents, local governments and business. It is foreseen to start up the network of “green cinemas” in schools of several districts of Zhytomyr region including supply with the energy efficient equipment for these cinemas. One of the important partnerships of the project will be networking with the school children of neighboring region (Sarny gimnasium, Rivne region) and exchange of experience in environment protection initiatives. The project activities (information materials, training sessions, practical activities) contribute to the capacity building of the local population related to climate change and the possibilities to reduce its effects through increasing the energy efficiency, using renewable energy sources and promoting the non-motorised transport. Specifically, the project will establish partnerships between the local communities, schools and the local government and in this framework undertake climate change awareness raising activities in two oblasts of Polissya, effected by Chornobyl disaster.
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Project Snapshot

Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 49,875.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 25,399.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 24,575.00
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed

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Project Characteristics and Results
Gender Focus
Gender equality is a part of project policy and all parties participate in project activities on equal base and benefit from project results. The majority of the school staff are women.
Notable Community Participation
Local communities as well as local governmental authorities are interested in project implementation and are main implementers of project activities. The main project’s beneficiaries are school children, who will promote practice and knowledge of sustainable environment among their parents, as well as mobilize young people to the regional environmental movement “Green Zhytomyrshchyna”.
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Tonnes of CO2 decreased or avoided by energy efficient and renewable energy technologies or applying environmentally sustainable transport practices introduced by SGP Project 113
Number of CBOs / NGOs participated / involved in SGP project 1
Number of CBOs / NGOs formed or registered through the SGP project 1
Number of women participated / involved in SGP project 85
Number and type of support linkages established with local governments/authorities 1
Number of individuals (gender diaggregated) who have benefited* from SGP project 490


community of Radomyshl, Malyn, Brusyliv districts of Zhytomyr region, local government, NGO “Women and children – our future”, and Rivne region Sarny gimnasium

Grantee Contact

Ms. Yulia Garbar
Phone: +380 63 9550450


27/4, Tatarska Str.
Kyiv , Kyiv , 04107

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Svitlana Nigorodova
+ 380 44 354 56 90 (ext. 3300)


10, Lypska Str., Kyiv, Ukraine