Thursday, June 18, 2009

Project Jatropha Team Wins 2009 Teen for Planet Earth Gold Service Award

Teens for Planet Earth is a social networking site for teens who want to protect our planet. it was developed by the Wildlife Conservation Society's Education Division. It also provides technical support for teens and adult advisors around the world who develop and implement environmental service-learning projects. Each year, Teens for Planet Earth recognize teens across the globe for service-learning projects that demonstrate their commitment to the environment. The teams whose projects are deemed to be of exceptional quality are given awards at three levels: Bronze, Silver, and Gold.

We are one of the proud recipients of the 2009 Gold Service Award. We are using the cash prize towards the expansion of Project Jatropha. We want to thank Jeanine Silversmith and Judith Unis for their continuing support and advice & the Wildlife Conservation Society for the cash award.