Multiple workshops for schools were conducted to increase awareness of energy end-users, the public, students and the youths under the project Strengthening Low Carbon Energy Island Strategies (LCEI). The project was funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and executed by the Ministry with implementation support from UN Environment.
The workshops were tailor made for secondary school students, aimed at improving student’s knowledge on energy efficiency, also enabling them to raise awareness among their parents and families. The workshops were targeted towards 13 to 17-year-old students. In 3-year, period from 2016 to 2018 nine workshops was conducted to schools in 9 Atolls. A total of 420 students and 38 teachers participated in the workshops. 59% of the students were female and 42% were male students.