Sustainability week is a global, yearly event - these are the details from the most recent year. This event is both virtual and in-person. AYOI has participated in Sustainability Week Mwanza since 2020.


Description: Sustainability week is an annual series of events that aim to empower students to realize their full potential in terms of Leadership, Climate Action, Advocacy and finally become active citizens. These events give opportunity to young people in high education institutions (HEIs) to learn, grow and shape their careers, connect with peers and wide range of stakeholders and discuss global issues and ways to address them locally.

Sustainability week events offer relevant skills that directly connect to real life problems. Young people as agent of change need more information in order to make right decision at right time. These events will dig deeper the role of inclusive volunteerism in achieving the 2030 agendas (SDGs)

Dates: 26th April, 2021 - 30th April, 2021

Objective: To support young people enrolled in high education institutions (HEIs) realize their full potential in terms of leadership, innovation, volunteerism, inclusion and sustainability.

Outcomes include:

  • Participants become aware of global 2030 agenda

  • Participants gain skills and knowledge on sustainability efforts and zero waste

  • Participants rethink on environmentally friendly and sustainable solutions

Topics & Activities Covered:

  • Green economy and zero waste

  • SDGs 2030

  • Video streaming and photoshoots

  • Students jogging

Where: SAUT main and branch campuses in Mwanza, Tanzania


  • Build your professional network

  • Certificate of attendance

  • Become a member of LSW (Local Sustainability Week) Mwanza

  • Gain professional skill-sets and experiences

  • Be part of an open minded environment and secure new professional opportunities