Mexico City, Mexico, September 22, 2022 – Manchester City’s world charity initiative, Cityzens Giving, and Official Water Technology Partner, Xylem, are delighted to announce the growth of Xylem Water Heroes Academy, a global initiative in ten cities using the facility of football to deal with native water challenges.
Since its launch in 2021, Xylem Water Heroes Academy has engaged over seventy five younger leaders and delivered very important water schooling to more than 6,000 young individuals in 5 cities: São Paulo, Mumbai, Cape Town, New York City and Shanghai. The expanded network, which now also contains youth-led tasks in Mexico City, Buenos Aires, Cape Coast, Kuala Lumpur and Melbourne, goals to positively impression 20,000 more young people over the subsequent 4 years.
เครื่องมือตรวจวัดความดันเลือดเรียกว่า of the exercise within the nation, Young Leaders, Xylem workers and followers from Manchester City’s Official Supporters Club in Mexico City also joined forces to repaint the El Coyolito pitch and create a water-themed mural.
In addition, City in the Community coaches delivered coaching to 40 Young Leaders in Mexico City, sharing experience and knowledge in management, community soccer and WASH. This was adopted by a three-day digital Summit, connecting Young Leaders and Xylem specialists from all ten cities to share ideas on tackling water challenges via football.
“Climate change continues to threaten water availability in communities throughout the globe,” mentioned Austin Alexander, Vice President, Sustainability and Social Impact at Xylem. “Xylem Water Heroes Academy harnesses the power of football and younger leaders to address these water challenges and make our communities extra resilient.”
Valeria, a Young Leader with love.fútbol mentioned: “We want all the youngsters right here to remember that accountable water consumption is very important, and so they should take care of it. We acquired training from Man City coaches and learnt a number of video games that train kids about water conservation through soccer. We are actually joyful and thankful that Man City and Pablo Zabaleta visited our group.”
Later this season, City followers will have a chance to be taught extra about the 5 new Water Heroes Academy tasks and vote for their favourite young water heroes.
Caption: Pablo Zabaleta poses with Young Leaders and The Premier League Trophy at Deportivo El Coyolito in Mexico City (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)
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