Reducing Human and Environmental exposure to Pesticide
2021 - 2023
The workshops will cover topics such as: Definition of pesticides, protective equipment, damage to health and the environment, and how to act in emergencies.
Activity from September 27, 2021 to December 25, 2021
In November, 2021 we developed 3 virtual workshops in Snohomish, Yakima, and Skagit with 6 CHWs as facilitators and 30 participants who downloaded Pestisol App.
On October 13, 2021, Vox Populi received Agronomist German Caro as a guest who spoke about the protection of peasants and the control of pesticides.
To see the interview visit the facebook of Los Originales CHW Radio or click here Interview
3 publications were made in our Weekly Announcements through Mailchimp with a reach of 1,022 people. The publications were on 11/12/21, 11/19/21, and 12/10/21.
Also 2 blogs were published on our website:
Training on Pesticides to CHWs
On October 15 and 23 our CHWs received four hours of Pesticides training and they were ready to deliver the workshops.
Reduction of Pesticides Exposure and Waste
Ten Virtual workshops in 2021
Develop a curriculum focused on reducing environmental and humanpesticide exposure among migrants and refugees using a community health worker (CHW) model.
Develop a mobile app called "Pestisol" with the content of the entire workshop.
10 virtual workshops with 100 participants from 27 cities around the state of WA.
153 people downloaded the mobile apps during these workshops
Six Face-to-Face Workshop in 2020
6 face-to-face workshops with 50 participants conducted by 12 CHWs in Quince, Pierce Count, Tacoma, Royal City, and Prescott.
Data from Apple's developer showed that the app was downloaded by an additional 1,568 people who did not attend the workshops in the past two years since September 2019.