Participated in edition:
About the host:
Maika works as People Operations Coordinator at Bunny Inc. Her background is in social impact project development where she helped ideate solutions to societal issues. She has a Masters in Globalization and Latin American Development. Paula is Director of non profit Somos CaPAZes, and the co-founder of Educacionenpaz, a virtual platform to promote peace education. Paula is a One Young World Ambassador, Generation Change Fellow of the US Institute of peace and recognized by Barack Obama’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI).
About the event:
We chose to participate because we believe in enabling children to take charge of ideating solutions for pressing societal and environmental issues that will impact them as they grow older. By involving them in activities like this we believe we can create social change-makers for the present and future.
Title: Erasable digital notebook
Team: Julia, José, Sharid, Benjamin & Jeronimo (7-12)
A notebook where, once full, you can download all your data to a drive for safekeeping. You can then clean all the pages of the notebook to prevent having to buy new notebooks. As a consequence, less trees have to be cut down because we reduce our need for paper significantly.
Title: Air cleaner
Team: Team clean air
Topic: Air pollution
Turbine that transforms pollution into clean air. Firstly the turbine will be for cars but they envision bringing it to a larger scale for heavy industries to use.
Robot plastic cleaner and plant seeder
Team: Luis, Felipe, Maria & Luisa (7-12)
Topic: Reforestation and trash collection
This robot is multi-functional. It can pick-up trash from the rivers with a special net that does not kill the sh. At the same time, it lodges seeds onto the riverbanks to ensure that trees grow.