School stories

This section acts as a central catalogue of group school projects on road safety and sustainable mobility. Discover the incredible initiatives already launched by secondary school pupils from all over the world as part of the international competition Your Ideas, Your Initiatives, and draw inspiration from them to dream up your own project. You can search for them by country and date, and also check out those selected by the panel as finalists and winners.

Results : 21
2018/2019

Don't Text and Drive

Road accidents and crashes have become a major problem in the Lebanese society. Annual reports reveal that many people of all ages have been killed or injured. This has incurred tremendous problems on the families and society.

Saint Joseph School
2017/2018

Road Safety Through Art

The future advocates of Road Safety are the youth who struggle daily to protect themselves and their surroundings from road accidents. Our project this year targets our school. Our challenge: to provide safe road crossing for our students.

Jesus & Mary School - Rabweh
2017/2018

Awarness Flowing Between Generations

We devoted hours trying to think of ways to improve the future by expanding the knowledge of 3rd graders about road safety using fun ways. Third graders got the opportunity to learn by PowerPoint presentations, a full day of activities, and flyers. 

Saint Joseph School
2016/2017

Brummana High School Road Safety Campaign Project

Our story contains a link to the video we made, as well as the PowerPoint we created, to educate the students in the region. We have also added the poster we designed with the basic guidelines for road safety, plus our ideas and initiatives.

Finalist
2016/2017

Safer Roads

The Road Safety Club at Saint Joseph School is a unique club that serves to help and improve our community. Our main mission was to rehabilitate and fix a road that leads to the main entrance of the Rosary School at Cornet Al Hamra.

SAINT JOSEPH SCHOOL
2016/2017

The street belongs to us: Green Fest

G12 students took back the street next to the school. They planned 3 actions: constructing a sidewalk to make the street safer; organizing an annual Green street festival in collaboration with the municipality; and guaranteeing its sustainability.

ELYSÉE SCHOOL
2016/2017

Road signs next to our school

Together we worked and discussed road safety issues in our community. We did research and had presentations from the KUN HADI organization. Since we didn't have the proper signs next to our school, we bought seven signs and installed them there.

JOHANN LUDWIG SCHNELLER SCHOOL
2016/2017

Child Safety In Cars

Awareness campaigns have been launched to prevent children's deaths during accidents. However, the crucial role of child safety inside the car has never been highlighted - and that's what the JM Road Safety team planned to do.

JESUS & MARY SCHOOL
2015/2016

Bus Stop Awareness

The streets of Lebanon are very beautiful, connecting various villages of different cultures. However, they lack an essential element for proper safety ‒ bus stops.

BRUMMANA HIGH SCHOOL
2015/2016

Providing a safe area for bicycles

The aim of our project was to highlight the importance of creating safe areas for cyclists to use. We decided on the idea due to the fact that hundreds of accidents are caused by a lack of safe biking areas in our country.

BRUMMANA HIGH SCHOOL
2015/2016

Be Informed, Be Safe

The recent implementation of a new and improved traffic law in Lebanon in 2015 provided the nation's drivers some hope, but the JM Team knew that awareness about the law, one person at a time, was the first step towards following it!

JESUS AND MARY SCHOOL
2015/2016

Stay safe on the roads

This project defines road safety and provides tips that younger students should learn in order to stay safe on the roads. Grade 8 students, presented their work through PowerPoint presentations and construction projects.

BEIRUT MODERN SCHOOL
2014/2015

Our Life Is Precious

Our project highlights the importance of road safety precautions while crossing the roads around school areas. Our aim is to raise awareness in the neighboring schools on the importance of road safety while crossing to and from school.

LWIS-City International School
2014/2015

Antonine International Safety

A group of IB1 students cooperating with the Ministry of Transportation and a local NGO, Kunhadi, to raise awareness about traffic issues, install the latest road technology on our school campus, and manage the flow of car congestion.

ANTONINE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
Finalist
2014/2015

Wake up! Save their lives.

The number of child fatalities caused by road crashes around the world is shameful. The most recent statistics in Lebanon show that around 13% of those who died in car crashes were children. Joining talents to save their lives! Action, watch, sign.

JESUS & MARY SCHOOL
Finalist
2013/2014

Slow down you're driving too fast

Road safety is the responsibility of all citizens whether they already drive or not. In collaboration with Kunhadi, and funded by Tiny but Mighty, a small team of students was able to improve the condition of a road in our school area.

JESUS & MARY SCHOOL
2013/2014

HHHS- On the Road

The road safety team brainstormed road safety issues in the surrounding community as community service members, utilising all possible resources, identifying the real issue, and carrying out several activities to fund their actions.

HOUSSAM EDDINE HARIRI HIGH SCHOOL-MAKASSED SAIDA, LEBANON
Winner
2012/2013

Jesus and Mary School

Lebanon has a terrible record for traffic accidents, but the students at the Jesus and Mary School don’t get discouraged. They get to work - one road at a time!

JESUS AND MARY SCHOOL
2012/2013

Makassed- Houssam Eddine Hariri High School

Traffic accidents are a serious problem in Lebanon, and the students of Houssam Eddine Hariri High School and their families do not want to endure another tragedy – young people lose their lives each year on Lebanese roads.

MAKASSED- HOUSSAM EDDINE HARIRI HIGH SCHOOL
2012/2013

Ecole Zahrat El Ihsan

Road safety depends on each one of us being informed and taking responsibility for our behavior, whether we are drivers, cyclists of pedestrians. The students at Zahrat El Ihsan decided to do their part to help!

ECOLE ZAHRAT EL IHSAN