Moises realized a lot of students were purchasing sugary drinks since there is a lack of access to clean water on his school’s campus (most of the water fountains are broken or outdated). He came up with the idea to create a Hydration Station that would provide clean water options to the student body, and also cut down on the amount of disposable water bottles being tossed out on campus.
Moises’ plan involves creating a Youth Advisory Board for the school to maintain open communication and make recommendations to his school administration from a youth perspective. They will also gather data by observing activity at the hydration station so as to maximize the benefits of his project.
Why this is important:
With a strong academic background, Moises realizes the importance of being able to focus in class. When Moises noticed the amount of students crashing in the afternoon after their sugary-beverage fueled lunches, he knew a difference had to be made.
What Makes moises Unique?
- Increase consumption of water and decrease consumption of sugary beverages at his school
- Decrease the amount of waste on his campus
- Increase access to a quick, healthy beverage option for students
- Creation of Youth Advisory Board gives students a voice that was not available before
- Location of the Hydration Station will give hundreds of students’ easy access to a healthy beverage option.
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