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Mission Updates – Section Updated!

Several new completed projects have been added to this section that can inspire you with ideas for your own. You can now also leave comments or ask questions about a project so be sure to check this section regularly to see what’s been happening and how projects turned out. See all the completed projects here.

Volunteer Opportunities!

If you are interested in making a bigger contribution, then the Jane Goodall Institute has some exciting new volunteer opportunities that could be ideal for you! See below for full role descriptions of the placements, which are all based in east Africa but run for differing lengths of time. Curriculum Guide Development Volunteer – Uganda […]

Jade’s Blog: Learning the Language

I arrived in Nepal a few hours late, due to delays in Abu Dhabi and was extremely tired, but to be reunited with Rajan and Manoj after 2 months injected some excitement and energy back into me.  They took me to Manoj’s home where all the Roots & Shoots members were waiting with a welcome […]

Jade’s Trip to Nepal

At the Jane Goodall Global Youth Summit, in April 2008, I met Manoj Gautam and Raajan Subedi, who are two of the Roots & Shoots members from Nepal. Manoj and I became close friends very quickly and he soon asked me to come and visit them in Nepal to help with their conservation and community […]

Roots & Shoots form a partnership with Red Balloon to help the James Bulger House Appeal in Liverpool

Roots & Shoots have recently formed a partnership with the charity Red Balloon. JGI are encouraging Roots & Shoots groups in Liverpool and across the UK to help raise money for the Red Balloon appeal as part of their human community projects. The first Red Balloon Learner Centre was set up in a private home […]

Jane Goodall’s Global Youth Summit

One hundred youth from six continents and 28 countries were brought together by world-renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE, to attend Jane Goodall’s Global Youth Summit. The first annual event, which took place at Walt Disney World Resort® from April 19-25, mobilized the young leaders to address the critical issues facing the planet. At the […]