Connecting classrooms around the world
Unpacking the SDGs
Belouga shares the vision of the United Nations and the adopting States by actively promoting the Agenda 2030 to reach the Sustainable Development Goals. Through Belouga, students and educators learn cultural diversities, expanding horizons and knowledge on relevant themes.
This strategy provides students with an opportunity to not only learn from their peers around the world, but to take action towards global sustainability together.
95 students from the United States and Rwanda got connected through Belouga.
Students learned from each other and their new knowledge of dierent cultures and geographies can have a second hand impact on the 750+ students in both schools and thousands of people in their own communities.
Specific themes on environmental protection were discussed among the students, highlighting the major risks factors of each community and potential solutions. A joint message of importance of protecting our planet was shared afterwards with both communities to increase awareness on those themes.
Both students from Rwanda and Wisconsin reported an extremely positive experience and how the Belouga program has changed their perspective igniting a global approach to learning.
De Pere Middle School, Rwamagana Lutheran School and Belouga’s alliance strengthens synergies and complementaries for greater social impact regionally and globally.
Fostering peaceful societies, the experience reported by the local teachers demostrated how the program changed the students’ perspective.