CAVU, Climate Advocates Voces Unidas is set to train Kenyan teachers on Climate Innovation Challenge on Saturday 19th November 2022. The training being conducted by CAVU in collaboration with Angaza Africa, Visual Magic Africa, the Nairobi Arboretum and Africa’s Talking, will equip the teachers with knowledge and skills on teaching climate change to students. According to a statement released by CAVU board member Teddy Warria, the training will equip teachers on how to best deliver the CIC curriculum and register their students to take part in the Climate Innovation Challenge 2022.
CAVU, Climate Advocates Voces Unidas, is a Non for Profit in New Mexico whose mission is to use visual storytelling and community engagement to support local solutions to the global climate problem.
CAVUs strength is in storytelling and is included in a new permanent exhibit at the recently reopened Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. CAVU–which inspires locally-led solutions to the climate crisis through visual storytelling and educational initiatives–is being featured in the “Thomas W. Haas We All Fly” exhibit for our use of flight and film for conservation purposes, a signature element of CAVU’s unique video style.
In 2020, CAVUs Video Series “Wildlife Without Boarders” won a Rocky Mountains Emmy Award The series is a CAVU media initiative to raise awareness and a better understanding of the importance of wildlife and wildlife habitat to landscapes, local economies and cultures across the West.
As part of CAVUs education program, the Climate Innovation Challenge (CIC) is CAVUs free STEAM curriculum for grades 3-12 (7 to 18 years) that guides students through the creation of climate change solutions and develops storytelling and video production skills.
“We are championing the Climate Innovation Challenge in Kenya, and empowering teachers to teach the CIC Curriculum to students.” says Mr. Warria and invited participants to register on their website www.ClimateInnovationChallenge.org.