December 14, 2009

Children Of The Sun

Inspired by documentary on global warming, school kids act on their emotions and buy 300 solar lanterns for villagers

Std VIII students of the Cathedral and John Connon School (Fort) bubbling over with enthusiasm after the screening of the Al Gore movie, An Inconvenient Truth, in school, decided to do something that would prevent global warming.

The students, who came together to form the Global Warming Prevention group, recently distributed unique solar lanterns to villages on the outskirts of Mumbai.

The teenagers say, "We collected money from various corporates, banks, generous individuals and bought 300 solar lanterns, which we distributed to villages on the outskirts of the city."

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