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Connecting People to Nature

The branch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Batam, as an agency of the United Nations that coordinates its environmental activities and assists the developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices together with Government of Batam (Pemerintah Kota Batam) and also with the Tourism Department of Batam (Dinas Pariwisata Kota Batam), conducted an event with many activities for Elementary Levels such as Drawing Competetion, Colouring Competetion and also Fashion Show to commemorate The World Environmental Day 2017 under the theme “Connecting People to Nature” on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Mega Mall Batam Center.

As our “Taking Action” from the Unit of Inquiry “Sharing the Planet”, Sekolah Global Indo-Asia has joined this Fashion Show Competition with recycled materials such as newspapers, magazines, plastic bags, plastic detergent or plastic food, etc. Kharissa Ashleey Quinn from Grade 3B  and Yunita Martens from Grade 4A are our representative for this wonderful event. Kharissa Ashleey Quinn has worn an awesome dress made by the creative designer, Mr. Hendra Kuncoro and Mrs. Lianata Dewi (Cheryl Ivana’s  Parents from Grade 5B) and got the First Place Award while Yunita Madelon Martens, who also has worn a fabulous dress made by Mrs. NoraMartens (Yunita’s mommy) got second place in this competetion. Congratulations guys, you make us proud! Thank you parents for helping us. TOGETHER WE CAN!!!

By Ms. Nurcahaya Sipahutar

Grade 4 Homeroom Teacher and Kepala Sekolah SD

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