The Setumo Scout Group was given a task to test the activities
for the World Environmental badge
planned their activities in three phases. The first phase was to
go as a troop and observe some of the challenges facing communities
there and what can be done.
They started their trip on a Saturday afternoon moving around the
Historical Sites and the Molopo River. They observed that the river
was polluted, and there was a lot of rubbish around the area.
After collecting data about the area, the Scout group discussed
the challenges to come up with a plan. They agreed to raise awareness
amongst the community members near the river, and secondly to have
a campaign to clean up the river.
The plan was communicated to the Chief of the tribe and member
of the community were informed about the Scouts' intentions.
was raised in a form of door to door and attending local imbizos
to discuss taking care of the Environment.
The cleanup of litter was conducted as a one day event, and about
26 Scouts participated in the whole programme.
The following activities were done with the group to supplement
the overall project in raising awareness about taking care of the
Climate change tic tac toe
My carbon footprint
A day without energy
My energy goals
The North West Province believes that the above activities have
a significant impact in raising awareness about taking care of the
environment. We hope that this can assist in the World Environmental