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  • Ganges access water deck final updated 5 15 14

    1. 1. ACCESS WATER AN EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY FROM HOPE TO ACTION Ann Bancroft & Liv Arnesen, along with six women from six continents leading a journey to ignite global conversations with 50 million youth to inspire the future leaders of the world build and demand a safe and abundant world, starting with clean water
    2. 2. ACCESS WATER 2014 marks the beginning of the Access Water journey with a 2-month expedition along one of the world’s most polluted rivers, The Ganges The goal of the Ganges Expedition: To raise awareness, incite advocacy and ignite advocacy of the global water crisis
    3. 3. 8 WOMEN AND 50 MILLION STUDENTS ARE EMBARKING ON AN EXPEDITION TO INSTIGATE CHANGE
    4. 4. SCARCE.FRESH WATER IS BECOMING 1 in 8 people lack access to clean water More people die from lack of clean water and sanitation each year than are killed by all forms of violence, including war By 2030, the global NEED for water will exceed the global SUPPLY of water by 40 percent WHY WATER? Approximately 40% of all rivers in the U.S. and 46% of all lakes have become so polluted that they are no longer fit for human use GLOBALLY EVEN IN THE U.S. California only has 20 years of fresh water left
    5. 5. Awareness . Advocacy . Action . 5
    6. 6. THE EXPEDITION Several key locations along our journey provide opportunities to understand and discuss local water issues and educate students online and in person. HARIDWAR PATNA KOLKATA ALLAHBAD KANPUR VARANASI NEW DELHI NEPAL BANGLADESH | OVER 1,500 MILES (24140.16 KILOMETERS) IN 60 DAYS GOMUKH
    7. 7. As with the other successful Bancroft Arnesen expeditions, this project will engage youth by means of technology and a tailored educational methodology and curriculum. • Agriculture • Energy/Industrial • Engagement • Health • Pollution • Solutions
    8. 8. THE TEAM 8 WOMEN FROM AROUND THE GLOBE JOIN FORCES TO EMPOWER YOUTH TO WORK TOGETHER With different ages, experience, religion and languages, this team is coming together to cooperate to be successful, as people need to cooperate to solve the fresh water challenges
    9. 9. THE BIG PICTURE: ACCESS WATER The team is not stopping with Ganges 2014, it’s only the beginning. The Access Water journey will reach the entire globe – igniting conversations and inspiring youth to take ahold of tomorrow and make each and every country a better place to live. 2014 2020 2026 TIMELINE REACH 050+
    10. 10. EDUCATION PARTNERS YouTube Frequently updated video content provided by Access Water WAGGGS (World Association of Girl Guides & Girl Scouts) 12 million members working to empower girls for leadership & citizenship worldwide Young Pioneers of China 130 million Chinese youth educated through this organization Bancroft Arnesen Explore UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific and Culture Organization) World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) International composed of both Girl and Boy Scouts (28 million members)
    11. 11. REPRESENTED BY TUNHEIM Carl Levi 651.767.2972 clevi@ignitecompany.com
    12. 12. Appendix
    13. 13. WHY GANGES? 400 million residents rely on the Ganges for water, food, bathing, and worship In 2007, the Ganges was rated one of the top 5 most polluted rivers in the world One segment of the river was found to contain fecal coliform levels over 100 times the official limits set by the Indian government Water shortages have a major impact on the human and animal inhabitants along the river, with the average depth in some areas diminishing from 60 down to 10 meters deep Pollution not only threatens humans, but also 140 fish species, 90 amphibians and the Ganges Dolphin or the Blind Dolphin
    14. 14. BANCROFT ARNESEN EXPLORE HAS A HISTORY OF GENERATING ATTENTION FOR IMPORTANT CAUSES ANTARCTIC CROSSING 2000 3 million school children globally 2.2 billion media impressions 25 million website hits 20,000 web messages 2.6 million Girl Scouts
    15. 15. Ann and Liv are dedicated to sharing their journeys as a way to ignite people to find their own dreams, passions and create change. As former school teachers, Liv and Ann are passionate about creating inspiring education programs such as the Dare to Dream and their Antarctic curriculum. BANCROFT ARNESEN EXPLORE EXPLORERS & EDUCATORS ANN BANCROFT FIRST WOMAN TO TRAVEL ACROSS ICE TO THE NORTH POLE FIRST WOMAN TO SKI TO THE SOUTH POLE FIRST WOMAN TO TRAVEL ACROSS ICE TO BOTH NORTH & SOUTH POLES INDUCTED INTO THE NATIONAL WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME LIV ARNESEN MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER FIRST WOMAN TO SKI SOLO TO THE SOUTH POLE LED THE FIRST UNSUPPORTED CROSSING OF THE GREENLAND ICECAP BY WOMEN EXPEDITION GUIDE SVALBARD TOURS TOGETHER FIRST WOMEN TO SKI ACROSS ANTARCTICA FIRST WOMEN’S EAST WEST CROSSING OF GREENLAND SHATTERING STEREOTYPES AND INSPIRING AUDIENCES OF ALL AGES TO REACH BEYOND THEIR NORMAL BOUNDARIES AND ACHIEVE THEIR DREAMS
    16. 16. MEET THE TEAM OLFAT HAIDER , ISRAEL • Age: 42 years old • Family: 1 sister, 2 brothers • Home: Arab living in Israel • Hobbies: Former national volleyball player • Career: Works with Arabs and Jews in an outdoor setting focusing on conflict resolution, former employee at U.S. Outward Bound MARCIA GUTIERREZ, CHILE • Age: 34 years old • Family: 3 brothers, 1 sister • Hobbies: Mountaineer • Career: Engineer of Safety and Rescue, Red Cross work
    17. 17. MEET THE TEAM LISA KANAWA, NEW ZEALAND • Age: 30 years old • Family: 2 younger brothers • Home: Middle of the South Island • Hobbies: Helps communities with sustainable gardens • Career: Owner of aviation company • Education: Science - Geology KRUSHNAA PATIL, INDIA • Age: 24 years old • Home: Mumbai, India • Hobbies: Author of Everest: My Journey to the Top • Career: Youngest Indian woman to climb Mt. Everest Achievements: Rajiv Gandhi Award, CNN IBN Young Indian Leaders, among many others • Education: Bachelors of Arts in Political Science, current MA student in Political Science
    18. 18. MEET THE TEAM Cindy Jiaojiao Hu, CHINA • Age: 25 years old • Home: Yunnan, China • Hobbies: Mountaineering, founder of education aid team • Education: Postgraduate student at China University for Geosciences, two masters degrees from France and Germany KIM SMITH, SOUTH AFRICA • Age: 26 years old • Family: Lives with her mom, one older sibling • Expertise: Female Menstruation - myths and taboos • Education: Masters in Social Responsibility 22
    19. 19. Access Water 2014: Ganges River

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