According to The World Health Organization in the year of 2013, 186,300 pupils under eighteen die on the world’s roads almost every year and road accidents are amongst the top five causes of death for kids over five and the primary cause between the 15 – 17 year olds. Car passengers and pedestrians report roughly three quarters of road deaths amid the youngsters, while girls are twice less likely to die on the roads in comparison with the boys.
A lovely fairytale that teaches kids the importance of road safety from a very young age.
The booklet/fairytale was published by the Road Safety Initiative Group of Cyprus and the author is a primary school teacher that specializes on these issues. Louis Group was the main sponsor and the other sponsors were: Alpha Bank, the Ministry of Communication & Works and Lanitis Bros (Coca Cola).
The School’s primary goal is to provide all students with solid secondary education and to enable them to develop intellectually and culturally. All students aim at graduating with all the necessary qualities to be admitted in top universities and be able to pursue successful careers. The School employs 72 teachers, the majority of which are holders of Master’s or PhD degrees.
Reaction, Youth for the Prevention Ltd is an NGO with a primary mission to prevent, research and inform young people about road safety issues. They also focus on environmental issues, public health and educational issues. Reaction is based in Nicosia, Cyprus and works closely with YOURS (Youth for Road Safety).
The Municipality of Paralimni is the largest of the Free Province of Famagusta and its 15000 inhabitants are mainly engaged in tourism. The staff of the municipality is 200 people and consists of 45 officers and 155 person technical staff. During the summer months the number of employees increased by seasonal staff to meet the increased needs of visitors who coming to the area.