When I first brought the topic of My Hero project to my students with the great idea of taking action to help their heroes to achieve their mission and goals.....They think they can not do big thing and they were having a luck of role models in this regards.
I introduce to them the president of a local organization that cares about the environment. then he took time to explain the vision and the mission of his organization and discussed a way of getting involved and taking positive action to help.
The ACTION was that they will have to clean the valley from any non organic materials ( plastic bottles, plastic bags,.....) and also to promote the importance of keeping the village clean among the village people and specially kids in school ( the future generation)... this will take place in by mid- June....read more here
The second idea happened during a school excursion to the mountains around. we met some nomads there and we learned about their way of life and how they are dealing with all the challenges they encounter with water, weather, and other sides of their difficult nomad life.
But the most important thing that really touch us is that in one of the cave " nomad's house" , we met four kids in the same age like us. they were so nice and friendly with us. and we felt so sorry for them not to be able to go to school. we decide to take action and help them...
We decided to bring them clothes other stuff that they need or that may make their life easier...read more here
We decided also to setup a plan with their parents to go in a periodical visits, once a week, in a group of 4 students to help the kids learning how to read, write and do basic mathematic operations....read more here