RISE was awarded the Tsinghua University Social Practice Gold Prize

在清华大学2015暑期实践年会(T-PAC)上,清源协会山西平遥慢滤池项目被授予“最佳学生实践奖”和“实践金奖支队”称号。今年清华大学总共有超过700个支队参与暑期社会实践,而获得“实践金奖支队”称号的只有20个支队。清源协会山西平遥慢滤池项目受到来自师生的一致认可和好评,成为环保公益实践的典范。 RISE was awarded the Tsinghua University Social Practice Gold Prize for our August volunteering trip to Pingyao, Shanxi. This award is given to fewer than 30 of the over 700 Tsinghua University teams that participate in summer volunteering trips throughout China and internationally. Our August trip fits into our Shanxi project. As part of […]

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Media Report on Our Shanxi Trip in August

Our summer project was profiled on Shanxi local media website Youth.cn. Click on the link for the full story. 最近有山西媒体报道了我们暑假在山西的净水项目。 http://shanxi.youth.cn/2015/0827/1891157.shtml [Please note: This article suggests arsenic is connected to other problems in the village’s well water like particles and smell. In fact, arsenic has no taste, smell or colour.] More pictures:  

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Beijing Ribet Primary School Workshop

 The students got the opportunity to visit the beautiful Sino-Italian Ecological and Energy Efficient Building at Tsinghua University where the School of Environment is based. After an interactive presentation, the students brought the concept of water filtration to life with a ‘who can build the best mini-biosand filter’ competition. There was a lot of excitement […]

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28/03/15 – 29/03/15 : Shanxi Week-end

On the 28-29 March, a couple of our RISE members went again to 山西 (ShanXi) to continue with the water filter development project near Pingyao. A group of students from 太原理工大学(TaiYuan University of Technology, TLD) provided their help and support throughout the weekend. The aim of this visit was to build two different versions of the SONO Filter, […]

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