Reducing Human and Environmental exposure to Pesticide
2019 - 2023
We have been training more than 2,950 migrants in the use of safety pesticides around the state since 2019. For the last four year, and developed a Pestisol Mobile app and a curriculum focused on environmental and human protection funded by the Washington Department of Ecology from 2019-2021. We were able to test our curriculum with 47 migrants and trained 48 CHWs to facilitate this training. Our CHWs work in pair and have already trained 247 participants From 2021-2023. All these participants were able to download the app and share the application with 10 more people in their community to disseminate the content of the workshop among 2950 people from 49 cities across the state.
2019-2021: (24 cities) Centralia, Kelso, Shelton, Rochester, Mossyrock, Elma, Aberdeen, Olympia, Selah, Sunnyside, Yakima, Edgewood, Bonney Lake, Mount Vernon, Burlington, Mabton, Everett, Prosser, Grandview, Benton, Kennewick, Kent, Tacoma, Auburn.
2021-2023: (25 cities )Burien, Arlington, Seattle, Stanwood, Mount Vernon, Sunnyside, Ephrata, Grandview, Burlington, Marysville, Mountlake Terrace, Lake Stevens, Federal Way, Olympia, Outlook, Yakima, Kent, Kenmore, Belfair, Tacoma, Renton, Everett, Snohomish, Lynden.
Art from our CHWs
A total of 10 workshops with 100 participants by 20 facilitators.
These workshops educated migrants and refugees on reducing human and environmental exposure to pesticides
and responding to exposure across the State of Washington.