THE MAS ECO GO BEYOND –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION PROGRAMME
MAS Holdings and their CSR initiative ‘MAS Eco Go Beyond’ proudly presents the MAS Galle Children’s Programme at the Fairway Galle Literary Festival in 2016.
Launched in 2006, Eco Go Beyond (EGB) a community outreach initiative by MAS Holdings has been operational for over 9 years. The objectives of this programme is to create/raise awareness on the concept and practice of sustainable development, to provide an opportunity for the implementation of the knowledge gained, leading to an educated, active youth who will promote sustainable livelihoods in their communities.
As of December 2015 the programme has impacted over 39000 students in over 60 rural schools in Sri Lanka.
This programme is conducted in partnership with the Ministry of Education. Programme methodology includes: workshops, audio–visual presentations, activation in schools by projects designed and executed by students, the monitoring of these by the specialists and finally the rewarding of the best performers annually.