October 7, 2016
LIMA, PERU (Oct. 7, 2016) — Universidad de San Martín de Porres (USMP) PRSSA Chapter committed to being an agent of change through the event “Sé el superhéroe de tu planeta” (Be the hero of your planet in Spanish), which was organized by the Social Responsibility Team within our Chapter. Through this program, Chapter members were able to teach children about environmental protection at Padre Pascual Alegre González State College on July 9, 16 and 23.
Through this initiative, the USMP Chapter sought to increase and strengthen knowledge about environmental care for first, second and third graders of the school located in Mirones Bajos, Lima. Saving energy, recycling and water conservation were the issues discussed. Volunteers utilized teaching materials, such as illustrations and diagrams, in addition to educational games.
“According to the World Health Organization, Lima is one of the most polluted cities in Latin America, and that is why we started this project,” said Lucero Rivas, social responsibility coordinator. “Also, we knew it would be an unforgettable experience because there are always so many things we can learn from children.”
A recycling competition was also held in order to motivate the children to put all that they learned into practice. During the last session, the USMP Chapter also donated a considerable collection of books to the library of the institution.
From left to right: Alen, Jean Pierre, Diana, Dina, Lucero, César, Génesis, Allyson, Jofre, Flavia, Karen, Aldair and Cynhia.
About the Public Relations Student Society of America
The Public Relations Student Society of America (www.prssa.org) is the foremost organization for students interested in public relations and communications. Founded in 1968 by its parent organization, the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), PRSSA includes more than 11,000 student members and advisers, and is active at more than 330 colleges and universities.
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Public Relations Director, PRSSA USMP, Perú