Lisbon, Portugal: 104th Rotary International Convention

Jun 26 2013


Dr. Goodall will be giving a lecture on June 26, 2013, at the Rotary International Convention during the Plenary Session four from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 


Program Spotlight: Girl's Scholarship Project

In many rural communities throughout Africa, girls must take a back seat to boys when it comes to education.
Due to limited economic resources, families often have to choose which of their children are sent to school and who will stay to help the household. In the vast majority of these cases, boys are selected to attend school while girls end up remaining in the home.

Crowdfunding Success - JGI Raises Funds for Herbal Medicine Project

This spring, JGI successfully completed its first crowdfunding campaign for Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots in Tanzania, raising over $16,000 via Pozible. The project aims to engage students from Sokoine Primary School in a study of local plants found in a nearby forest reserve. 
Having protected the forest reserve for a number of years now, the students are eager to spread information about the medicinal benefit of plants found in the forest.

Highlights from Dr. Goodall's 80th Birthday

Celebration raises funds for sanctuary expansion and awareness for youth program

Making a Difference: Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

Produced by National Geographic Television, this short video highlights Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots, the global youth program of the Jane Goodall Institute which was founded by Dr. Jane Goodall and a group of Tanzanian students in 1991.

Intern Teaching Assistant, Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, a program of the Jane Goodall Institute, is seeking a creative, goal-oriented and self-motivated individual to act as a Teaching Assistant during an Online Course this summer. The Turning Learners Into Leaders: Empowering Youth Through Service in Education course in an innovative professional development course that will teach participants how to identify and implement a local service-learning campaign using the new Roots & Shoots program model. Founded by Dr.

About Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots is the youth-led community action and learning program of the Jane Goodall Institute. The program builds on the legacy and vision of Dr. Jane Goodall to place the power and responsibility for creating community-based solutions to big challenges in the hands of the young people.  Through the program, young people map their community to identify specific challenges their neighborhoods face.

Youth Council Launches New US National Parks Initiative

Initiative includes video contest for grants to support projects that protect wildlife and wild places.

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Jane: A Snapshot

Watch this new video from National Geographic which highlights Dr. Goodall's life and legacy.

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Saving Chimps From Snares (Graphic Images)!

This is the story of Mugu Moja, a young juvenile chimpanzee.