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Patty commented on H2O for Life- Youth Changing the World

Hello Nicole,
This school year we have engaged 160 schools across the US and Canada to participate in our project. We have a small staff of 5.5 and know that if we had additional funds to add another outreach staff we could increase our numbers of schools. We attend many educational conferences and conventions where we are presenters and exhibitors that allow us to meet teachers across the US and Canada. Our program is available to all countries and we are beginning a campaign to reach International Schools and schools around the world. We have developed amazing curriculum focused on the global water crisis, and our service-learning program provides opportunities for youth to develop empathy, leadership skills, collaboration and communication. All schools are asked to study the issue, create an action plan, implement the action and reflect on the results and impact. Connecting a school to a global partner school shares a real and meaningful outcome through photos and stories. Students are able to "SEE" the project they helped fund and realize they truly can change the world. Too often, we ask youth to donate to causes where they never see the impact. We believe seeing the project from start to finish is important. Our recipient schools benefit from access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene education which truly transform the educational experience for schools. Youth (under the age of 18) are about 35% of the world's population. We will not solve global issues without engaging our youth to be part of the solution. Thanks for taking the time to comment and as you are in the youth sector, if you would like to speak further, you can reach us through our website: www.h2oforlifeschools.org

Heshima has a great plan that will benefit many women in Kenya. Providing training that leads to jobs is imperative. I have purchased product from Heshima, and have directed others to their website.