picture Margret Pessima


Nominated by Taia Development Programme-TDP

All 2021 Children’s Peace Prize Nominees

Margret became a climate change activist because her community is losing forest, herbs and other natural resources. Margret is advocating for Climate change education in primary, junior and senior secondary schools in her community. She has organised traditional leaders into committees to support climate change mitigation actions. Margret has reached 500 children, 300 youths and 100 adults in her community with her advocacy campaign on climate change mitigation activities. She plans to lobby the Technical and vocational Centres (TECVOC) to integrate climate change education in their teaching curriculum and to reach out to more schools and vocational training centres on climate change communication, climate change education and industries engagement.