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The Power of Young People to Change the World

The Power of Young People to Change the World

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January 13th 2022: 0113: Making an Impact on the World's Water Crisis

What does it take to provide water to school communities in Ethiopia, Nicaragua, Haiti, Jodhpur, Kenya, Malawi, and the Navajo Nation of New Mexico? Join us this week to meet sisters Ella and Mabel the founders of Sisters4Water. They are artists and activists devoted to changing the world. Joining them are their partners from H2O for Life, the creators of a service-learning opportunity designed to engage, educate and inspire youth to take action to solve the global water crisis by raising awareness and funds to support implementation of water, sanitation and hygiene education projects for glob

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Doug Niemela

Doug is the Executive Director - H2O for Life. Starting in 2008 with his work to pass the Clean Water Land and Legacy Amendment in Minnesota, Doug has over a decade of leadership with environmental nonprofits. For the last 6 years, Doug has served as an executive director taking on issues from climate change to renewable energy to playing a lead role in the fight to protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness from sulfide ore copper mining. Through this work he gained valuable insight in communications, marketing, and narrative-based motivation from partnerships with for-profit enterprises like Patagonia, Columbia, and many others in the Outdoor Industry. He is excited to bring cutting
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Ella and Mabel Sisters4Water

Sisters4Water is comprised of NYC sisters Ella and Mabel. They are artists and activists devoted to changing the world, one potholder at a time. This is their THIRTEENTH-year weaving potholders in support of water rights. Since 2008, they have raised over $17,000 to provide water to school communities in Ethiopia, Nicaragua, Haiti, Jodhpur, Kenya, Malawi, and the Navajo Nation of New Mexico. Their newest goal is to provide piped water for families in Appalachia. Their potholders are made from 100% cotton loops from a mill in New Hampshire, Harrisville Designs. Therefore, they are entirely made in the USA and come in two sizes: 6x6" for $8 each and 8.5x8.5” for $12. All of their materials
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Steve Hall

Steve is the Director of Global Partnerships and Operations at H2O for Life. He joined H2O for Life in 2008 as a volunteer and became the first full-time employee for the organization in 2009. He manages relationships with our US and International school service-learning program. In addition, he acts as the liaison between H2O for Life and our many Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) partners around the world who implement our water, sanitation and hygiene education (WASH) projects at schools in need around the globe. Steve provides updates to our participants on the status of the WASH in Schools projects our program supports.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/4006/the-power-of-young-people-to-change-the-world 23/01/2022 12:00 23/01/2022 01:00 The Power of Young People to Change the World https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/4006/the-power-of-young-people-to-change-the-world What does it take to provide water to school communities in Ethiopia, Nicaragua, Haiti, Jodhpur, Kenya, Malawi, and the Navajo Nation of New Mexico? Join us this week to meet sisters Ella and Mabel the founders of Sisters4Water. They are artists and activists devoted to changing the world. Joining them are their partners from H2O for Life, the creators of a service-learning opportunity designed to engage, educate and inspire youth to take action to solve the global water crisis by raising awareness and funds to support implementation of water, sanitation and hygiene education projects for global partner schools. Don't miss this week's inspiring episode! VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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