The Roots & Shoots programme is a youth-driven network under the Jane Goodall Institute. Its network branches out across the globe and serves as a platform for youths to create positive differences to the community and environment. Here, youths get a chance to voice their ideas and organise campaigns and events that reach out to the communities.
Mission of Roots and Shoots:
To foster respect and compassion for all living things, to promote understanding of all cultures and beliefs and to inspire each individual to take action to make the world a better place for people, animals and the environment.
Goals of Roots and Shoots
• To implement positive change through active learning about, caring for and interacting with the environment
• To demonstrate care and concern for all animals
• To enhance understanding among individuals of different cultures, ethnic groups, religions, socio-economic levels and nations through our global communications network
• To help young people develop self-respect, confidence in themselves and hope for the future