“Committed to changing young lives”
Registered 19 October 1996
Revised March 2018
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Y
AYASAN ANAK WARISAN ALAM
(YAWA)
VISION
To empower young people from all walks of life,
towards caring for the environment and
enhancement of community awareness on
environmental issues.
To guide young people to build a relationship,
connection and lasting personal experiences
dedicated to care for Mother Nature.
YAWA acts locally for global impact.
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MISSION
Open the hearts and minds of children and youths on
environmental issues and working towards
sustainable development via;
CONSERVATION
AWARENESS
REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE
ECO EDUCATION & ECO EXPRESSION
SUSTAINABILITY
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OBJECTIVES
YAWA educates and encourages the young to open their
hearts and minds to the importance of Biodiversity
Provides the education and opportunities for the young
to be responsible for their environment and to take
positive actions towards sustainability.
We encourage the young to take lead and to be role
models to other young people, families and community
Involves young people from all walks of life, especially
school children, youths, the underprivileged, children
with special needs and the indigenous children.
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COLLABORATION
YAWA provides an excellent platform for Government
Agencies, Corporation and Communities to implement
their social and environmental responsibilities toward
sustainability
SUSTAINABLE
DEVELOPMENT
CORPORATE BODY
COMMUNITIES
YAWA
GOVERNMENT
AGENCIES
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OUR P
ROGRAMMES INVOLVE;
1. Conservation
(i) Flora (ii) Fauna
2. Awareness
(i) Conferences
(iv) Eco Camps
(ii) Workshops (iii) Talks
(v) School Environmental Education
3. Reduce, Reuse & Recycle 3Rs
(i) Waste Management and Reduction Programmes
4. Eco Expression
(i) Music (ii) Drama & Sketches (iii)Mural Painting
(iv) Arts & Crafts (iv) Photography
5. Sustainability
(i) Entrepreneurship and youth development programmes
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1. CONSERVATION
Keep Planting Trees (KPT) - Flora
1. As a result of UNEP 2006 TUNZA ICCE Putrajaya,
themed “Save A Tree, Save Our Lungs”,
- 70 wetland trees were planted with the message
to Keep Planting Trees
2. In 2007 YAWA initiated Keep Planting Trees (KPT)
which aims to encourage tree planting as on-going
activity for people of all ages towards conserving
our Forest Biodiversity as an initiative to mitigate
climate change
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PARTNERS IN KPT
Works in partnership with;
(i)National Landscape Department, Ministry of
Housing and Local Government
- ‘Trees For Life’ “National 20 Million Tree Planting
Campaign by 2020”
(ii) Forestry Department, Ministry of Natural
Resources and Environment
- “26 Million Tree Planting Campaign by 2014”
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K
PT PROGRAMMES
1. Adopt A Tree
More than 5,000 trees have been adopted by corporate
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K
PT PROGRAMMES
2. Love Mangroves, Love Life
More than 40,000 mangrove saplings were planted
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K
PT PROGRAMMES
3. 1 Birth, 1 Tree
LA21 Putrajaya with Putrajaya Hospital 200 trees for 200 babies born
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K
PT PROGRAMMES
4. Urban Forest
Creating urban forest in schools
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K
PT PROGRAMMES
5. Nurturing Tree Planting in Schools
SMK Putrajaya Presint 8 (1)
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K
PT PROGRAMMES
6. Celebrity Tree Planting
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K
PT PROGRAMMES
7. Seedling Programmes In collaboration with
Forestry Department Sg. Buloh Development &
Training Centre
Putrajaya Corporation Putrajaya Central Nursery
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CONSERVATION
Keep Planting Trees (KPT) - Fauna
Fauna conservation
Orang Utan
Community Forest, Kota Damansara
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2. AWARENESS
International Conferences
Since 1995, YAWA has been sending delegates to participate in:
1. UNEP TUNZA International Children’s Conferences
2. UNEP TUNZA International Children & Youth Environment
Conferences
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AWARENESS
YAWA International Children’s Conference on the
Environment
1. 1996 1
st
ICCE at FRIM Kepong, Selangor
“Save our Rainforest”
2. 1998 2
nd
ICCE at Marang Terengganu
“Every Little Drop Counts”
3. 2000 3
rd
ICCE at Ampang Pechah, Selangor
“Air Breathtaking”
4. 2002 4
th
ICCE at Ayer Keroh, Melaka
‘Save our Heritage”
5. 2004 5
th
ICCE at Penang
“Save the Seas Around us”
6. 2006 TUNZA ICCE at PICC, Putrajaya
Save Tree, Save Our Lung”
7. 2009 6
th
ICCE at Sandakan, Sabah
“Rise Up!!Stand Up!! Let’s Cool The Earth
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UNEP
TUNZA INTERNATIONAL
CHILDREN’S CONFERENCE
In 2006, YAWA finally convinced UNEP for Malaysia
to host this prestigious conference, in collaboration
and with support from the Ministry of Natural
Resources and the Environment. It was held in
Putrajaya. 350 children from 150 countries
attended with Malaysian children.
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TUNZ
A I CCE 2006 AT PUTRAJAYA
INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE (PICC)
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WORKSHOPS
1. Environmental workshops
(i) Seedling activities
(ii) Arts & Crafts
(iii) Recycling Activities
(iv) Music from recycle materials
(v) Photography
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ANNUAL ECO CAMPS
Eco Ramadhan Camp
Eco Drum Circle Camp
Biodiversity Camp
Forest Leadership Camp
My Bats Camp
School Holidays Camp
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SCHOOLSENVIRONMENTAL
EDUCATION PROGRAMME
Learning and understanding relationships between
nature and human systems
1. Greening & Nurturing Programme in school
Greening projects inside school compound
Creating mini forest
2. Greening & Nurturing Programme with the
community
Greening projects in public areas
3. Waste Management & Reduction Program
Know your waste
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SCHOOLS
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
PROGRAMMES
4. Greening Sustainable Future (GSF)
(i) Climate Basics Understanding Nature
(ii) Green Finger Forest Education
(iii) Green Living Waste Management
(iv) Green Entrepreneurship Self Sustain
In collaboration with Pengurusan Ekosistem,
UKM LESTARI, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
in developing modules
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GREENIING
SUSTAINABLE FUTURE PROJECT S (GSF)
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3. REDU
CE, REUSE & RECYCLE 3Rs
Waste Management & Reduction Program in school
and community
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4
. ECO EXPRESSION
1. Eco Drum Circle (EDC)
Using recycle materials
Express their environmental message through music
2. Art and Craft
Canvas painting
T-shirt printing
Badge making
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ECO ADVENTURE
1. Eco Sailing Expedition
Fajar Samudera
Tunas Samudera
2. Eco Cycling Expedition
3. Leeuwin Sails
Training (WA)
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5. SUSTAINABILITY
Entrepreneurship & Youth Development
1. Eco Ambassadors
- For youths at Low Income Urban Resettlement Program
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LOCAL AGENDA 21
MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
1. LA21 Kuala Lumpur
Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL)
Bandar Raya Bersih & Indah
Bandar Raya Sejahtera
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LOCAL AGENDA 21
MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
2. LA21 Putrajaya Putrajaya Corporation
Educational Trip to Surabaya
- International networking with Tunas Hijau,
Indonesia
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ANUGERAH SEKOLAH HIJAU
LA21 PUTRAJAYA
Greening Sustainable Future Programme (GSF)
GSF is a multi-tiered project that will inculcate a deep of sense of
responsibility for the environment and help people take action
toward sustainability through a balanced environmental,
economic and social approach that will protect our natural
environment while improving the quality of life for all people in
Malaysia
LA21 Putrajaya has adopted this program for the
Award for all 22 schools in Putrajaya
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2. . LOCAL AGENDA 21 PUTRAJAYA
DEPARTMENT OF LANDSCAPE PUTRAJAYA CORPORATION
(MEMBINA HIJAU)
Green Fingers
Green Living
Floria Putrajaya
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LOCAL AGENDA 21 PUTRAJAYA
DEPARTMENT OF LANDSCAPE
(MEMBINA HIJAU)
Greenovation
Galactic Greenovators
(GG Convention 2018)
tbc
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AWARDS RECEIVED BY YAWA
UNEP GLOBAL 500 ROLL OF HONOUR
In the year 2001, YAWA was inducted into the prestigious
UNEP Global 500 Roll of Honour under the youth category.
ANUGERAH LANGKAWI
2003, Founder and President of YAWA, Puan Khadijah Abdul
Rahman was awarded the Anugerah Langkawi by Ministry of
Natural Resources and Environment as a result of her work to
create environmental awareness with YAWA for young people.
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
Ministry of Education (Schools)
Dept of Environment for Langkawi Award
UNEP for Global 500 Award (Youth) and TUNZA
International Children’s Conference
MNRE – Support of TUNZA ICC Malaysia
UNDP Malaysia for Resources and Support
Global Environmental Forum – Life membership
Khazanah National for Management Grant
Berjaya for donation of vehicle
Putrajaya Corporation on LA21 (Membina Hijau)
Putrajaya Holding being major sponsor for LA21 (MH)
All Donors for donating in money and kind
Environmental NGO that supported YAWA
YAWA PMT – for ‘holding the fort’
YAWA Parents and volunteers
YAWA Eco Kids and Eco-Youth who grew up with
YAWA to care for the environment.
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YAWACONNECTS
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