Educate Ecuadorian Children to Face Global Warming

 
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May 25, 2009

Environmental Concert

Environmental concert
Environmental concert

A strategy to deliver messages to the environment, is the presentation of musical shows with prestigious bands committed to the environment.

With near to 2,000 participants Arcandina and Viuda Negra performed 2 shows with environmental songs.

Environmental concert
Environmental concert
Feb 2, 2009

More than 1,500 Teachers trained

Teachers participating in trainings
Teachers participating in trainings

In the last period of the project, courses were also conducted with teachers so that they are those who post the message of awareness among students.

More than 1500 teachers participated in training and more than 500 schools received materials relating to climate change and how to face the global warming.

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Teachers reciving materials
Teachers reciving materials
Teachers participating in trainings
Teachers participating in trainings
Jul 28, 2008

Educating Children to Face Global Warming

Giant Canvas, Manabí, Bahía de Caráquez
Giant Canvas, Manabí, Bahía de Caráquez

Whit the documentary "El Cambio Climático en el Ecuador" (The climate change in Ecuador), the program We seed the Furute, reached more than 100,000 children in several provinces in Ecuador, through a strategic alliance with de Ministry of Education.

In 2008, the project has expanded to working with young people.

The project makes a initiative with te trained people in order to promote the commitment with the environment, to paint a giant canvas with traces of hands, actualy we have more than 700 meters of canvas.

In june, 2008, the President of Ecuador, Ec. Rafael Correa, put her trace of and in the canvas.

Giant Canvas in the "Plaza Grande", Ecuador
Giant Canvas in the "Plaza Grande", Ecuador
Giant Canvas in the "Plaza Grande", Ecuador
Giant Canvas in the "Plaza Grande", Ecuador
Jan 4, 2008

Workshops with students

Interviews with mayors
Interviews with mayors

During 2007, the program “We Seed the Future” was implemented, with the objective of educating children and youth to face global warming.

More than 20,000 children and 200 teachers in more than 150 schools throughout Ecuador were trained through these workshops, and each school received audio-visual material for working with the students.

Additionally the children drafted a "Letter for Life," a proposal that the children created to live in a world that is more healthy and just. Interviews with authorities were conducted throughout the country to commit their support in spreading the children’s proposals related to climatic change.

Workshops with children and youth throughout Ecuador
Workshops with children and youth throughout Ecuador

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Pablo Palacios

Project Manager
Quito, Pichincha Ecuador

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