Nasreen Al-amin is a climate justice advocate in Nigeria and founder of Surge Africa, a non-profit organization with focus on climate change remediation & policy advocacy, education and human capitalization through capacity building and sustainable livelihood development. She leads grassroots climate advocacy movements to build climate resilience through various initiatives.
She works with students to develop interdisciplinary skills by identifying social issues and creating innovative impactful solutions. Her contributions to education includes sponsoring orphans to school and quality education advocacy.
Through her organization she has trained youths on circular economy system, creating jobs and boosting skills and has carried out numerous photojournalism sessions with media persons on how to document climate change impacts.
ACTIONS led by Nasreen:
+Launch of Forest Of Life Campaign
– An indigenous people campaign to protect forests
– Art installation to provide visual context of deforestation and biodiversity loss
+Media Training on How To Report and Document Climate Change
– Aimed at synergies between content creators, journalist and media houses to bridge the gap between community impact and climate reports/ news
+Round Table Dialogue on Land, Security and Climate Change
+Policy dialogue to take measures of climate mitigation
+Art x Climate Justice Exhibition