An Environmental Education program against climate change is running at schools in a city where the temperature through the year is too high. Students want to share their experience to the community and with others schools to be able to invite them to work against climate change and interchange innovative ideas through a blog, photographies and video.
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
Martínez de la Torre, Veracruz, México.
Describe the specific community with whom you will be working.
They do not have the opportunity to express their concerns nor actions against climate changes because their school does not have enouph digital resources such a cameras, video or internet . They want to invite others schools to act and want to do interchage of innovative ideas and actions on a blog.
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
Students will share the stories of his experience working against climate change and the storie of their waste management. Also they are doing as a part of the Environmental Education program against climate change drawings, paintings, tales and illustrations that they could share on their blog.
What technologies and digital tools do you plan to use in the trainings?
Describe the connections that you or your organization have already established that will contribute to the success of the project.
The Environmental Education Program Against Climate change is already running at 3 schools in Martínez de la Torre and will be running at least for a year. Students have been working in these project for 3 weeks and they are motivated. They express the necesity of form a blog and interchange ideas but the school does not have internet or digital supplies to do it.
How many participants do you think will be involved in your project?
200 students will be trained. We will seek their participation through the Environmental Education Program Against Climate that already has results, students want to have a blog and share their idea and actions.
Besides the microgrant funding, what other resources and support are you seeking for your project to ensure its success?
We need funding for internet and to buy cameras. The Environmental Education Program Against Climate change counts with human support and materials to give our workshops until now . The microgrant funding is enough to sustains the internet and the digital supplies for a year.
Eréndira Gómez Espinosa
April 5, 2013
Give feedback about this proposal
2013 Winners Announced
Help us review submissions!
We welcome feedback in the form of comments, suggestions, or simply words of encouragement to our microgrant applicants. Please take a moment to review some of the ideas submitted from around the world, and feel free to reach out to them if you think there may be opportunities for further collaboration.