PARIS, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — World Water Day, organized each year on March 22nd by the United Nations, provides an opportunity for Nestle Waters and Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) to raise awareness about the importance of water conservation and hydration.
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Nestle Waters and the non-governmental organization Project WET have renewed their global partnership, facilitating the continued expansion of water education amongst educators and children around the world for another four years.
"Two decades of support from Nestle Waters have enabled Project WET to bring hands-on, action-oriented water education to people in places that we could not have reached on our own. We are eager to continue to expand the scope of our work with Nestle Waters in this renewed partnership," says Dennis Nelson, President and CEO of Project WET Foundation.
Project WET is a US-based NGO that develops educational tools to increase water literacy around the world amongst educators and children.
20-year partnership: Nestle Waters first partnered with Project WET in 1992
#1 global water education organization
More than 30 years of experience in water education
300 original science teaching methods
WWD 2010 – 2015
34 countries mobilized
700* employees involved
9000* children educated
18 countries mobilized
169 employees involved
4645 children educated
About Nestle Waters: Founded in 1992, Nestle Waters is the water division of the Nestle Group. Nestle Waters employs more than 30,000 people and is present in 130 countries with a portfolio of more than 59 brands including Nestle Pure Life, Perrier, S. Pellegrino, Poland Spring, Vittel, Buxton, Erikli.
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