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NWP Global Registry of Apprentice Ecologists - Dauphin County, Harrisburg PA


Dauphin County, Harrisburg PA


Registered: October 2022
City/Town/Province: Harrisburg
Posts: 1
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As a West African, I have faced many challenges, which include epileptic power supply, bad water supply, and high rates of poverty. I persisted for fourteen years before moving to the United States. I aspire to be a senior chemical engineer someday. I am passionate about hard work, sports, and volunteering. Through my perseverance and hardship, I have become an ambitious, goal-focused, self-disciplined individual who is driven by a strong personal desire to accomplish meaningful and important goals. I have attained a 3.95 GPA, an SAT score of 1570, 4000 community service hours, and a strong mathematical background, along with a thorough understanding of science subjects.
I see giving back to the community as an integral part of one's life. I intend to study chemical engineering. I need to go to college because I want to figure out how to reform chemicals and raw materials into products that humans can benefit from. I also want to design and improve the development processes of these products. I want to work on food production and develop strategies to enhance food quality. I want to challenge the environment by developing systems that reduce pollution, working to increase the efficiency of energy sources such as oil and gas, or developing fibers that make clothing more sustainable. I chose this field because I have always had a flair for STEM and solving problems that make the world a better place.
The fundamental necessities of life, such as food, water, and shelter, are hard to come by in my area because of corruption and embezzlement. I am now working with Tri-County Community Action and Harrisburg's Recycle Bicycle of Harrisburg, and I have completed 4000 hours of community service. I learned that I could develop skills in leadership, communication, working well with a team, and finding solutions to problems. Community service makes me more aware of and interested in issues of social justice. I plan to use my education to explore and achieve, not only for the betterment of myself but also of the global community. Our goal is to help people, families, and communities break the cycle of poverty by utilizing the strengths and resources already at our disposal.
We also support the development of young children and teens, long-term case management, and community planning and regeneration as well. I have learned a lot from this organization, and it has allowed me to put a smile on many faces. Ultimately, my aim is for us all to live in a neighborhood free from poverty. I also engage with immigrant and refugee children and adults in my neighborhood by leading a session on equality and providing one-on-one tutoring. For example, I help with simple tasks like filling out paperwork, taking public transportation, and visiting medical facilities. To bring inequality concerns to the public's notice, I arrange things like photo exhibits, public discussions, and local meetups.
Additionally, I ask residents in my neighborhood to attend and participate in discussions for empowerment. My allegiance is to my immediate surroundings. Having worked with local charities and civil society groups, more people benefited from my efforts to fight discrimination in my neighborhood. I also plan to make the world a better place by providing solutions to indoor air pollution. A huge percentage of the global population lives in locations with high levels of fine particulate matter, a pollutant that can harm one's metabolism and cause cancer of the lungs (PM). According to the Environmental Defense Fund, more than 6 million people die prematurely each year from heart attacks, strokes, type 2 diabetes, and respiratory disorders.
Exposure to air pollution can have a negative influence on the health of children, the elderly, those with pre-existing conditions, minority, and low-income communities. One can only hypothesize about the circumstances surrounding this incident. Medical problems from asthma can be triggered when patients are exposed to high levels of air pollution that contain an excessive quantity of chemicals. If contaminants are present in the environment, they can only have long-term negative effects on healthy people. Even in healthy people, long-term exposure to acidic gases has been associated with the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
As a result, emphysema, a condition in which breathing capacity is diminished and heart and respiratory rates are aggravated, is common. As a result of COPD complications, heart disease and diabetes might also be exacerbated. Over a 100,000 Americans die each year because of COPD-related cases, making it imperative that to counteract the disease's impact on public health, to free up limited medical resources so that they can be used to treat other illnesses. The use of home telemedicine devices can help chronic disease sufferers better manage their health and reduce the likelihood of being hospitalized.
Telemonitoring, which allows patients with COPD to communicate with caregivers over a secure internet connection, and air quality monitoring are two components of linked health in COPD patient monitoring. I strongly believe that increased ventilation rate and HVAC filter efficiency, supplemented with portable air cleaners, together with technological advancements in telemedicine, would give an overall framework for illness prevention and treatment if put into action Although both are expensive solutions to indoor air pollution, they are very easy to execute. They function extremely well to curb indoor air pollution and help people with chronic respiratory illnesses.
Date: October 23, 2022 Views: 1219 File size: 20.8kb : 211 x 214
Hours Volunteered: 4000
Volunteers: 1
Authors Age & Age Range of Volunteers: 17
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