Man City Legend Pablo Zabaleta and the Premier League Trophy visit Cityzens Giving Young Leaders in Mexico City to celebrate launch of expanded Xylem Water Heroes Academy

Mexico City, Mexico, September 22, 2022 – Manchester City’s world charity initiative, Cityzens Giving, and Official Water Technology Partner, Xylem, are delighted to announce the expansion of Xylem Water Heroes Academy, a global initiative in ten cities using the ability of football to tackle native water challenges.
Since its launch in 2021, Xylem Water Heroes Academy has engaged over 75 younger leaders and delivered very important water schooling to more than 6,000 younger folks in five cities: São Paulo, Mumbai, Cape Town, New York City and Shanghai. The expanded community, which now additionally includes youth-led projects in Mexico City, Buenos Aires, Cape Coast, Kuala Lumpur and Melbourne, goals to positively impact 20,000 extra younger people over the next 4 years.
Graphical person interface<br/>Description routinely generated with low confidence” winautomationvisibilitylandmark=”true”><br/>To mark the launch, Pablo Zabaleta and the Premier League Trophy visited the El Coyolito neighbourhood in Mexico City to fulfill Cityzens Giving Young Leaders who are using the power of football to unravel local water points.<br/>Despite heavy flooding and rainfall, Mexico City is facing a water scarcity. More than 20 million residents don’t have enough water to drink for nearly half the yearand one in 5 folks have access to only some hours of working water from their taps every week.<br/>This challenge will see Young Leaders from love.fútbol use specially tailored soccer games to coach young individuals in the community on accountable water consumption, as well as the significance of protected water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).<br/>Zabaleta took half in a youth-led soccer and water festival and engaged in a Q&A session with young individuals, before studying a standard Mexican dance.<br/>Reflecting on his visit, Zabaleta stated: “Meeting the Young Leaders in Mexico City was an incredible experience. The method they are utilizing soccer to teach children concerning the significance of water is artistic and provoking, and it’s great to see this distinctive initiative from Cityzens Giving and Xylem expanding to extra cities. The Young Leaders are so engaged with supporting their community and to be able to contribute in a small method was a privilege.”<br/>As part of the exercise in the nation, Young Leaders, Xylem staff and followers from Manchester City’s Official Supporters Club in Mexico City additionally joined forces to repaint the El Coyolito pitch and create a water-themed mural.<br/>In addition, City within the Community coaches delivered training to forty Young Leaders in Mexico City, sharing expertise and information in management, neighborhood soccer and WASH. This was adopted by a three-day digital Summit, connecting Young Leaders and Xylem specialists from all ten cities to share ideas on tackling water challenges via soccer.<br/>“Climate change continues to threaten water availability in communities across the globe,” mentioned Austin Alexander, Vice President, Sustainability and Social Impact at Xylem. “Xylem Water Heroes Academy harnesses the power of soccer and younger leaders to deal with these water challenges and make our communities more resilient.”<br/>Valeria, a Young Leader with love.fútbol mentioned: “We want all the youngsters right here to bear in mind that accountable water consumption is very important, and so they must care for it. We obtained coaching from Man City coaches and learnt a quantity of games that teach kids about water conservation through soccer. We are actually joyful and thankful that Man City and Pablo Zabaleta visited our group.”<br/>Later  <a href=เกจวัดแรงดันถังออกซิเจน , City followers may have a chance to learn extra in regards to the five new Water Heroes Academy initiatives and vote for their favourite young water heroes.
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Caption: Pablo Zabaleta poses with Young Leaders and The Premier League Trophy at Deportivo El Coyolito in Mexico City (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)
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