HCC logo. Photo credit: HCC.

HCC logo. Photo credit: HCC.

The Honiara City Council Health Division is conducting an eco-school pilot project for City Council schools in Honiara.

The project will be conducted by a Japanese Environmental Educator Volunteer Hana Yusuda and wants to educate children on the importance of living in a healthy environment.

The project also wants to change the mindset of children to respect and value the environment including site visits and paper crafts.

It will carry the theme “Eco-school for a cleaner Solomon Islands”.

Meanwhile, the Acting Chief Health Inspector at the City Council, Christina Onahikeni said the eco-school project is a first of it’s
kind to be introduced in the country.

Mr Onahikeni said the project will have great impacts on students, especially in keeping their schools in a healthy environment.

She adds her division will set out officers to monitor impacts of the project next week.

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