JCI Tanjung Aru Coastal Clean Up Day 2017


Wun Yee Lee


June 27, 2017


Tanjung Lipat, Kota Kinabalu

Target population


Target avg age


People impacted


Sustainable Development Goal

Clean Water and Sanitation


The purpose of this project is to involvement from various parties including students, and this is to instil younger generation so that they will be able to better understand the need to safeguard our environment.


Coastal Clean Up Day :- -Empowering young people to create positive change among the community. -Service to humanity is the best work of life.

Actions Taken

To have coastal clean up day every 3 months each year
To work closely together with other NGOs so as to give public awareness the importance to safeguard our environment


To encourage more members and public or young citizens to participate in this meaningful event


JCI Tanjung Aru partnered with Hunger Movement for the ‘Coastal Clean-up Day’ beach cleaning project which involved students from many Kota Kinabalu secondary schools such as SM Lok Yuk, SM Tshung Tsin, SM Kian Kok and University Malaysia Sabah. Mayor Datuk Yeo Boon Hai also was present during this event. He mentioned that it was encouraging to see involvement from various parties, including students, as environmental activism should be instilled in younger generations so that they continue to safeguard the environment. Many non-government organizations (NGO), such as JCI Tanjung Aru and Hungry movement, stepped forward to collaborate with Kota Kinabalu City Hall in organizing this meaningful program. It was also JCI Tanjung Aru’s second participation in this program since its beginning in 2015. 15 members from JCI Tanjung Aru took part in the beach cleaning on this meaningful day.

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