Project WET – Nestlé Waters

Country: Global

Impact Area

  • Nutrition
  • Water
  • Rural Development
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Compliance
  • Community engagement
Sep 18, 2012, updated September 2012

Background

Project WET – Nestlé Waters
NATURAL CLASSROOM: Co-founded and sponsored by Nestlé, Crystal Springs Preserve welcomes students of all ages to learn about the plants and animals that make it their home.

Nestlé Waters supports Project WET (Water Education for Teachers), a global education programme that promotes water awareness among millions of children and their teachers. Using publications, teacher training workshops and local community events, the programme has been extended to China, Lebanon and the UAE, and will expand into Jordan in 2011.

Project WET Lebanon, for instance, is a partnership with the Lebanese Ministry of Education and UNESCO, and plans to target 1450 public schools, while in the UAE, following a successful pilot with 35 teachers from 14 schools, the project will be relaunched across the country by 2012. Teachers and students in 15 schools in Shanghai are also involved in the programme.


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Programme description

Value to Society

Value to Nestlé

Next Steps

UN Millenium Development Goal

  • 1 Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • 2 Achieve universal primary education
  • 3 Promote gender equality and empower women
  • 4 Reduce child mortality
  • 5 Improve maternal health
  • 6 Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • 7 Ensure environmental sustainability
  • 8 Develop global partnerships