Today our main focus was “Environmental Issues”, specifically how climate change has affected the Los Santos district of Panama. We had a presenter from the non-profit organization Mundo Verde (MUNVER) who explained the problems in Panama caused by climate change. In particular the severe droughts, deforestation, and rising sea levels. After the presentation we left to Playa Uverito where we split into two groups and held a friendly competition to see who could collect the most trash.




At the beaches we also met a local women. Katz who further explained how the community takes care of the beaches and different events in the community in the entire region of Los Santos.

This entire day made us all more aware of how our choices can impact the environment and we have the power to make a change.

Mirabella and I were the first Leaders Del Dia (LDD), which was difficult in some aspect, but we were able to overcome these obstacles and lead the group effectively most of the time.