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Project WET Foundation

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5888268 km2
Countries
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Affiliated Orgs:
Projects: Clean and Conserve Education Program
Project WET International Network
Countries: Mexico, Sudan, Thailand, Uganda, United States of America
Regions: Colorado River , Mekong, Nile
Organization SDGs:
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Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Water Use Efficiency (SDG 6.4)
Increase Access to Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (SDG 6.1 & 6.2)
Water-Related Disaster Management (SDG 11.5)
Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)
Organization Tags:
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Stormwater Management and Flood Control
Org. Type: NGO / Civil Society
Language: English
Org. Website: www.projectwet.org
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Organization Overview

Water Education Everywhere Finite but renewable, water is essential for life. We all use, need and impact water, so understanding how we can use water more sustainably is vital. Water literacy starts with effective education. Our mission is to provide that education. The Project WET Foundation: • Trains more than 30,000 educators each year to teach about water through a worldwide network of local, state, national and international partners. • Reaches millions of ch...

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Water Education Everywhere Finite but renewable, water is essential for life. We all use, need and impact water, so understanding how we can use water more sustainably is vital. Water literacy starts with effective education. Our mission is to provide that education. The Project WET Foundation: • Trains more than 30,000 educators each year to teach about water through a worldwide network of local, state, national and international partners. • Reaches millions of children with water-science education methods that are hands-on, effective and universal, including online at DiscoverWater.org. • Promotes community action by designing educational materials that empower solutions to pressing local water issues (ActionEducationTM). • Creates and publishes materials that tackle critical and complex water topics in engaging and scientifically valid ways. • Forges strategic partnerships and advocates globally for innovative water resources education. Vision: To develop and deliver world-class water resources education that ensures a sustainable planet where water needs are met and all people are good stewards of water.

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Nicole Rosenleaf Ritter
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Project WET Foundation


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The Clean and Conserve Education Program is designed to help children ages four and older learn about water conservation and healthy hygiene practices through school and community educators, or on their own. The program has five educational components, divided by ... Learn More

Project WET is currently active in more than 75 countries around the world through a network of partner organizations that range from small NGOs to major international corporations and organizations. We only go where we’re invited! We work with our ... Learn More

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