Sustainability is a vital part of students living and learning experience. it is simply about changing the culture of how we work and live. The goal of the green initiative is to create a happier, healthier and more fertile community where students and staff are happy. We do this by educating our staff, students and the community about how the choices they make can affect the environment.
Here's what we practice at Homaj:
- Disposing all wastes properly
- Reusing or donation of wanted materials, books, clothes and other item
- Pledging zero for food waste
- Thinking before you buy
- Bike, Carpool, walk or taking public transportation to school
- Consuming less meat
- Using green cleaning supplies
- Eating smart
- Reducing shower time
- Using water filter to purify tap water
Keeping electronics out of trash
Turning off electronics when not in use or during vacation
Enabling power management settings on all our school computers
Your donation allows us to connect people and create partnerships around the world. You can donate bicycles, solar panels, recycle bins to the school.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Adenike Akinsemolu is a passionate environmental researcher, educator, and female child advocate. Born in Ondo State Nigeria, Adenike is the author of numerous studies, which have appeared in reputable publications. Her passion for the environment propelled her to study Environmental Microbiology.
A former intern at Clinton Foundation, Adenike’s work and enthusiasm for youth and the environment have taken her all over the world. In order to make environmentalism a part of the everyday experience of Nigerians, Adenike started the Green Campus Initiative. This initiative began at the Adeyemi College Campus, a college of Obafemi Awolowo University, where she is a lecturer. By creating Green ambassadors on college campuses across Nigeria, Adenike’s movement aims to positively impact the ways in which Nigerian youth incorporate green living into all elements of their lives – from riding bikes to taking shorter showers.
Additionally, Adenike founded the Girl Prize, which provides financial and mentorship support for young Nigerian secondary school girls with an interest in the sciences. She currently an Associate Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society and recently appointed as a member of the National Steering Committee of the Sustainable Energy Practitioners Association of Nigeria under the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing.
When she is not raising the next generation of green leaders or women scientists, she can be found working on her PhD in Environmental Microbiology, spending time in nature, and playing sports