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With the recent UN climate report stating that global warming will hit lower-income communities the hardest, it is now more important than ever to act on climate change to keep millions more people out of poverty.
As part of a new Raleigh Tanzania sustainable development project, 14 alumni from the Raleigh societies of Tanzania, Nepal, and Nicaragua are working towards assessing needs in rural communities in these countries, related to their resilience to climate change. The project – called ‘Exchange for campaigns, empowerment and leadership’ (ExCEL) and funded by Norwegian government body NOREC – will see young people lead the way in addressing the most pressing global challenges.
Here, they describe how they’ve planned for their community phase and reflect on their progress so far.