(English) Youth-Finalists-2015 2018-05-07T07:05:47+00:00

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WAF Youth Winner 2015

“WYEBANK WATER WARRIORS”

SCHOOL: WYEBANK SECONDARY SCHOOL

Durban, South Africa

  • established school leakage controls, saving thousands of litres every month;
  • launched the “Bring a Bottle” campaign, reducing tap wastage by an estimated 720 l. monthly;
  • removed water-intensive invasive plants from the school grounds;
  • launched an eye-catching neighborhood poster campaign to save water;
  • donated 15 bags of clothes to the Zimbambeleni Old Age Home and Katsi Youth In Action.

WAF Youth Finalists 2015

“CEIP REMEDIOS”

SCHOOL: CEIP NUESTRA SEÑORA DE LOS REMEDIOS

Ambroz, Spain

  • Created a blog to publicize sustainability commitments by students and
  • launched a campaign to recycle used oil instead of throwing it down the drain;
  • designed sustainability posters and leaflets for public buildings, in cooperation with local authorities.

DAÇKAŞIF

SCHOOL: DARÜŞŞAFAKA ORTAOKULU

Istanbul, Turkey

  • carried out an neighbourhood poster campaign and canvass, informing residents of water issues and asking them to commit to reducing consumption;
  • invited elementary students from a nearby disadvantaged area to bring old clothes to a “Water Festival.” After the students learned about water issues, they got to “up-cycle” the clothes with new designs.

“BAU BAU”

SCHOOL: ISTITUTO COMPRENSIVO LEONARDO DA VINCI PISTOIA

Pistoia, Italy

Reduced community water consumption by thousands of litres by:

  • writing and delivering a letter to the Mayor of Pistoia about Water Explorer during their holidays;
  • producing the “Bau Bau Manifesto: 10 Water-saving Tips”;
  • organizing three travelling water festivals in their region.