Firstly we learned about the importance of having a clean water supply. We learned about the diseases that are caused by drinking contaminated water. We researched the different ways in which water can be pumped from the ground. We then worked together to create pumps using plastic bottles, straws and other waste materials. With a little help from YouTube we created pumps that actually worked!!
From modest beginnings in 1995, Global Action Plan Ireland have grown into a mature, national organisation that empowers as many communities as possible to adopt a greener lifestyle and thereby play their role in protecting planet Earth.