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Most of us (students) find it difficult to sign in every morning. We sometimes have late nights and getting to school at 9:00am is tough. We get others to sign in for us, so we aren’t marked absent.

There are chances of getting caught, so I noticed that if we sign in with the rest that come on the bus – the office gets more busy and crowded. This makes it harder to keep track of people signing in and easier to sign in for a friend.

Firstly I talked to the bus driver about the timings of the bus. It usually reaches at 8.55am rush hour.


I wrote out a message and sent it to everyone.


c And the Message Reads:

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When there are few people – it is harder to sign in for another


But when the Bus arrives and the crowd gets bigger.

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It is easier to sign in for another –

NOTICE in the picture – some doing so!! m

There are many little ways that one can conserve water. It could be as simple as turning off the taps while brushing. But all these little things make a difference in the end.

I chose to create a nudge that would create awareness about little easy ways one could contribute to save water. Most of us have read fact sheets, and felt that we should do something- but how many of us have?

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In this poster – it is giving the consequences and the solutions to prevent having to carry water to your home everyday. If one reads that the children from their neighborhood are already being trained to carry water from a kilometer away, it would certainly create sympathy for the young children.

In the poster I have listed 3 simple solutions:

  1. To avoid flushing unnecessarily – it is said that if a household avoids one flush a day, it can save up to 1,157 gallons of water annually.
  2. Take shorter showers – if you shorten your shower by a minute or two and you’ll save up to 150 gallons per month.
  3. Pee in the shower – it is harmless (unless you have hepatitis) and you save water and money.

Learning’s and observations:  What a nudge was. How difficult it was to create one. I learnt that there are so many ways little ways in which one could conserve water.  The amount of water that is used by one flush, and how much we could save by avoiding unnecessary flushing.

Most people read posters – react to it but do not act

The kids at the school next door are being trained to walk a Km to fetch water.

You could be joining the training programme too.

Prepare yourself!
Consequences are catching up because most people have ignored the little ways to save water.

Since you are not going to help fetch water. You could at least :

* Avoid flushing unnecessarily.
* Take shorter showers and
* Pee in the shower.

This will save litres of water and thousands of Lives

‘Stretch yourself to stretch water resources’

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