East Area Scouting at Home
Creating a Better World
The Sustainable Development Goals is a set of ambitious targets set by the United Nations that every nation should work towards by 2030. This is not only limited to governments, learn how you can contribute to the SDGs in this challenge and create a better world!
Rovers, Ventures
Estimated Time Required
1 hour
Days Left
Challenge Peroid
24 May 21 - 13 Jun 21
You Will Need
  • Computer with internet access
Before You Begin...
Please make sure you follow all prevailing safe management measures. These challenges are designed so that they could be completed with no physical contact with others.
This challenge requires you to complete an interactive course.

The scores from the course would make up part of your challenge score. You can do the course at any time (and for as many times) within the challenge timeframe.

In 2015, world leaders came together to commit to an ambitious plan to – among other things – end poverty and make the world a better place.

As Scouts, it is our ethos to Create a Better World; so who better to take part in this global call to action than you?

In this challenge, you will get an overview of the Sustainable Development Goals and also how you can start contributing to the goals in your own capacity.

1. Complete the short course to gain an understanding of the Sustainable Development Goals, the history, and what the Goals are all about.

+ 32 Points

2. Think of an SGD you would like to tackle in Singapore’s context. Research about the topic in question, come up with a short project proposal.

Your proposal could include

  • What is the issue that you are addressing and why does it matter?
  • How can you as a scout provide assistance or help mitigate this issue?
  • Why is your beneficiary in need of help?
  • What are your targets for this project? What will change?
  • Why did you choose to address the issue in the manner that you have?

+ 50 Points

4. Together with the short proposal, answer the reflection questions

+ 18 Points
Reflection Questions
  • Which SDGs do you think is most relevant in Singapore’s context?
  • Which SDG do you think is the most critical in times of the pandemic?
  • Personally, which SDG is most important to you? Why?
You Will Be Assessed By
  • Points from the mini-course
  • Detail and depth of the proposal (High weightage on situational analysis)
This challenge counts towards [?]
Messengers of Peace

Explore and Research about local problems, people in action, and good practices.

This challenge only constitutes partial completion of the badge. Please check with your leaders for more infomation