Over 100 boys and girls in Mexico learn about clean energy
Siemens Gamesa Volunteer Program
Mexico City / 27 December 2019
What is clean energy? How should we take care of the environment? What can be done to mitigate global warming? These are some of the questions addressed in the workshops involving 138 boys and girls and taught by the Siemens Gamesa Volunteer Program for Education in Mexico.
The main aim of the Siemens Gamesa Volunteer Program is to contribute to improving the quality of life and the transformation of Mexican communities thanks to the involvement of employees and the company's strong commitment to supporting vulnerable groups.
The issues discussed included the definition of sustainability, environment, clean and renewable energies, the importance of playing an active part from home within the scope of each person's possibilities and how to be agents of change in favor of the environment.
At the end of the session the children received a kit containing the model of a wind turbine and a book on clean energy created by Siemens Gamesa Latam. These gifts will help them to continue to learn and satisfy their curiosity, and even arouse their parents' awareness of the environment.
This was the first workshop to take place, but it will not be the last, as the program will continue throughout the whole of 2020.
The importance of environmental education derives from the need for children to get involved in research into environmental subjects, resolve environmental problems and participate in informed and responsible decision-making.