HEALTH BENEFIT OF CONNECTING WITH NATURE

by Tochukwu, March 4, 2020

The health benefits of spending time in nature are massive. Some of these benefits relate to our physical health, demonstrating time outside has direct impacts on health measures such as blood pressure, heart rate, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels. A large part of these benefits has to do with the … Continue reading

THE BLACK AND WHITE OF TEA BAGS

by Tochukwu, February 28, 2020

You would probably be surprised to learn that most tea bags contain up to 25% plastics. The main reason for this is that in order for the tea bags to seal up and keep their shape in hot liquid, a plastic polymer, namely polypropylene, must be added. This is usually … Continue reading

UNFAMILIAR MATTERS ON GLITTERS

by Tochukwu, February 19, 2020

Glitter is the icing on the cake of the craft and makeup world. Made of tiny pieces of plastic bonded with aluminum, glitters are quite charming but dangerous. According to scientific research, glitters are hazardous to the environment; especially the world’s ocean. When washed down the drain they become a … Continue reading

Filled under : Environmental News , Pollution

EMPOWERING THE GIRL CHILD IN NIGERIA

by Tochukwu, February 10, 2020

Religious misinterpretations, poverty, teenage pregnancy and early marriage amongst others are factors hindering the girl child in Nigeria. Despite accounting for 94.2 million out of the 200 million population of Nigeria, the female gender is relegated, treated as second class citizen in the country. A female child is typically perceived … Continue reading

Filled under : CSR , Training , Uncategorized

SANITATION AND HYGIENE

by Tochukwu, February 7, 2020

Sanitation and hygiene are critical to health, survival and development. Many countries are challenged in providing adequate sanitation for their entire populations, leaving people at risk for water. Throughout the world, an estimated 2.4 billion people lack basic sanitation (more than 32% of the world’s population). Basic sanitation is described … Continue reading

Filled under : Environmental News , Pollution

RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR ENVIROMENT

by Tochukwu, January 30, 2020

Human activity causes environmental degradation, which is deterioration of the environment through depletion of resources such as air, water and soil; destruction of ecosystems; habitat destruction; extinction of wildlife; and pollution. The environment has an effect on people’s behavior and motivation to act. When an environment is clean and neatly … Continue reading

HUAWEI IDP INTERVENTION REPORT

by Tochukwu, December 21, 2019

It is December, just when the wind was getting chilly, with most people taking a deserved break from work to travel and be with loved ones. When the exchange of gifts becomes commonplace, it’s quite easy to overlook a few things, especially those that matter. But, in the spirit of … Continue reading

Filled under : CSR , Energy Conservation
Tagged on : Abuja , energy saving , FOTE , huawei , IDPs , SDG

VINJOK LANGUAGE TRAINING PROGRAM

by Olajuwon Martins, November 25, 2019

Learning a language allows students to think the unthinkable. It allows us to think, feel, speak, listen, read and write in new ways we never thought possible. We learn new things about ourselves. Intercultural understanding has always been an important part of language learning. Therefore VINJOK is positioned to help … Continue reading

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Nestlé Nigeria and Wecyclers To Tackle Waste Pollution In Lagos

by Tochukwu, September 21, 2019

There is growing concern around the quantity of plastic waste entering the natural environment, harming wildlife and damaging ecosystems globally. It is estimated that 70% of all ocean litter is plastic. The environmental impact is so enormous that the United Nations (UN) has described it as a planetary crisis that … Continue reading

Tagged on : clean environment , FOTE

How to keep the Environment Clean

by Olajuwon Martins, July 5, 2019

A wise man once said, “Cleanliness is next to godliness.” A clean environment is nothing short of a necessity. It is common knowledge that unclean and filthy surroundings can breed disease-causing microorganisms galore. However, we all seemed to have learned to turned deaf ears to anyone who mentions cleanliness out … Continue reading

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