The Future Belongs to Our Children… in Green Schools!

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Schools, parents and children are focused on exams, college education and careers. While this may be considered natural, can we prepare children also, for a future that will be upon us in 10, 20 or 50 years? When the major day to day issues our children will have to deal with will include wholesome food without chemicals, our water and energy sources becoming scarce and waste disposal becoming critical and so on. More importantly, many of these issues can perhaps be dealt with only through cooperation and local community involvement. Schools everywhere are waking up, and beginning the process of engaging children to care – hands on - for their own future and the future of how our civilization can harmonize with our planet earth. Committed NGOs can help, but passionate teachers and children in schools are the eco-heroes here. Broadly these are the possibilities for schools. The starting point can be anywhere…