The Bote Challenge seeks to utilize the creative energies of children, youth,

families and their local communities in developing lasting solutions for responsible waste management and

promote a healthier, more liveable, and sustainable future for our people and our world.

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The Bote Challenge is an annual search for child-led, innovative solutions within communities to recognize, promote and adopt sustainable practices on proper plastic waste management.

PROJECT PHASE

1

KICK OFF

The Bote Challenge is launched. Nature’s Spring Foundation echoes the campaign to schools, stakeholders and in media platforms.

2

SUBMIT

The school-unities send their entries for the Bote Challenge. Mentors will guide the school-unities in developing and/or enhancing their innovation.

3

SELECT & VOTE

Entries undergo the screening and selection phase together with the identified expert judges. Nature’s Spring Foundation narrows down the selection to 20 finalists which will be open to the public for reading, analyzing and voting.

4

PROMOTE

The Bote Challenge announces the winners. Ten School-unity winners will be featured in platforms where the public can recognize and learn from the sustainable practices in every winner.

5

ADOPT

Nature’s Spring Foundation will sustain the innovation of the winners through advance assistance programs and possible replication to other communities.

PARTNERS

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION – REGION 7

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PHILIPPINE SPRING WATER RESOURCES, INC.

(The makers of Nature’s Spring bottled water)