Caring for Life Education Programme for Children
This primary curriculum, targeted at 6-12 year-old children focuses on humanity's overuse of the planet. By promoting empathy and compassion for each other, animals and the environment, this program aims to reduce demand for wildlife. This is a critical program for the future decision makers and leaders of countries.
About the Alliance Member
ACTAsia is a multifaceted charity that believes in education to drive long term sustainable change. ACTAsia has a Special Consultative Status with the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). We focus on the need to educate Asian children, consumers and professionals to be kinder towards animals, to show respect for people, and to protect the environment.
China, Pakistan and Greece
The evaluation of the Caring for Life Education Programme for Children shows an increase in pro-social behavior, improved attitudes towards animals and the environment, and strengthened empathy. More than 130,000 students have already attended the program and more than 3,000 primary school educators have been trained.
In June 2021, the program was recognised as good practice by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and added to its database of good practices.
You may read more about the program here.