WaterSchool Launched in the Ganga Himalayas

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Launching of waterschool

The Global Interfaith WASH Alliance is so pleased to announce the launch of the first WaterSchool Programme in the Ganga-Himalayas. To be implemented by GIWA, in partnership with Swarovski, WaterSchool will teach children across this environmentally-vital area how to love and protect their water resources as caring stewards.

The programme was launched here on the banks of the River Ganga with the vision, leadership and blessing of HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh), Co-Founder of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance and Founder of Ganga Action Parivar, in the graceful presence of Hon’ble Shri Pritam Singh Panwarji, Uttarakhand’s Hon’ble Urban Development Minister, Ms Donna Goodman, Global Program Director Swarovski Waterschool, Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, Secretary-General of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, Clemens Scheiber, ‎Sr. Manager Swarovski Waterschool Operations, and many others.

More then fifteen schools participated, with over 2,000 students and pilgrims from over 10 countries also celebrating the exciting launch programme.

The event focused on raising awareness in schools on the vital need to conserve, protect and preserve water for today and for the future. It featured the songs, dance, and dramatic performances of hundreds of students, who exhibited their great love for the Ganga River, and their enthusiasm for helping to ensure it flows clean, green and serene for generations to come.

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GIWA is the globe’s first organization to bring together the leaders of all faiths and people from across India and around the world to inspire a planet where everyone, everywhere can have access to sustainable and healthy water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).

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GIWA is the globe’s first organization to bring together the leaders of all faiths and people from across India and around the world to inspire a planet where everyone, everywhere can have access to sustainable and healthy water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).

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