We are delighted to share a blog written by student Omar Mohamed Abdelfatah from Victoria College Alexandria, who is part of a team delivering a Global Goals project for the 2019-20 Global Goals Competition.
Their project is among over 957 social action projects currently running as part of the GSL movement and we are excited to be supporting them to design and lead positive social change in their community.
This project simply works as follows: it harvests water in the water catcher, the water entered goes to a hydro power generator through thin tubing, and then the generated power is stored in a power house. Then, the acidic rainwater enters an acidic water filter and when it’s filtered and drinkable and usable by human, it’s stored inside a container that stores the water for regular use.
Me and my team developed lots of skills by joining this competition which made our bonds stronger and our communication better and team-working easier. I learnt a lot about myself; including that I have good creativity skills which is something I became very fond of, and also my English language is better because I’ve used it a lot in this competition, and our biggest challenge upgrading in our project.
The Next Chapter
Our future is a very long way that we will walk proudly and endure everything on the way and gain new skills along the way. We encourage people our age to join these kind of projects, and we will help them with our knowledge if needed. We all strive for the best and we hope other teams do well.
The 2019-20 GSL Global Goals Competition is now open and runs until June 2020. If you belong to one of the 700+ teams of students currently delivering a social action project as part of the competition we would love to hear from you and feature your blog and project photos on our website to inspire others.