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Pilita Ho

WBA Asia

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 311 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    2.0
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    10
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    150
    minutes
    spent learning

Pilita's Actions

Education & Livelihood

Volunteer In My Community

SDG #11 Communities

I will volunteer hour(s) in my community.

Completed
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Get To Know Your Watershed

SDG #6 Water & Sanitation

I will spend 10 minutes learning about my watershed and the particular water issues my region faces.

Completed
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Bring my own shopping bags

Go shopping with my own shopping bags

Completed
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Learn About the Basic Needs & Security SDGs

SDG #1, 2 & 6

I will spend 10 minutes learning about these SDGs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Volunteer

SDG #1 No Poverty

In my community, I will volunteer at a community shelter, food pantry or soup kitchen.

Completed
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Get Involved in the Water Justice Movement

SDG #6 Water & Sanitation

I will spend 10 minutes learning about water justice and find out how I can get involved in local initiatives.

Completed
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Know Your Produce

SDG #2 Zero Hunger

I will visit ewg.org to learn about and use their Clean 15 and Dirty Dozen produce lists.

Completed
One-Time Action

Climate & Ecosystems

Learn About The Climate & Ecosystems SDGs

SDG #13, 14 & 15

I will spend 10 minutes learning about these SDGs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Climate & Ecosystems

Ecological & Xeriscape Gardening

SDG #14 & 15

I will do one or more of the following actions in my yard, or volunteer in my community: plant indigenous plants, landscape with water-efficient plants, add mulching, replace a lawn, and/or use eco-friendly fertilizers.

Completed
One-Time Action

Climate & Ecosystems

Explore My Area

SDG #14 & 15

Each day, I will spend 5 minutes exploring a new area around my neighborhood (e.g., park, water body, nearby trail, community garden, green space, etc.).

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Health & Equity

Learn About The Health & Equity SDGs

SDG #3, 5, 10 & 16

I will spend 20 minutes learning about these SDGs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Practice Mindfulness

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will spend 30 minutes each day practicing mindfulness.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Health & Equity

Learn About Participation and Representation

SDG #5 Gender

I will spend at least 20 minutes learning more about the barriers to women and girl's equal participation and representation around the world.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Learn About Gender Diversity

SDG #5 Gender

I will spend 10 minutes learning about gender diversity.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Communicate Constructively

SDG #16 Peace & Justice

I will use the communication methods I read about to practice effective, compassionate, and nonviolent communication with someone I interact with regularly (i.e., my roommate, parents, co-worker, partner, classmates, or children).

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Health & Equity

Track My Purchases

SDG #10 Reduced Inequalities

Throughout the day I will track my purchases and then research the companies making these goods.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Health & Equity

Support Indigenous & First Nations Communities

SDG #10 Reduced Inequalities

I will spend 10 learning about the past and present indigenous communities in my regions and what I can do to be supportive.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Safe Disposal of Medications and Household Chemicals

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will spend 10 minutes learning about how and where to dispose of medications and chemicals properly.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Cleaning Product Ingredients

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will spend 10 minutes each day studying the toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies, personal care, and pet products around my home.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Health & Equity

Learn About Equitable Food Access

SDG #10 Reduced Inequalities

I will spend 10 minutes learning about equitable food access and how I can advocate for healthy and fresh food in my region.

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Reflection Question
    Health & Equity Safe Disposal of Medications and Household Chemicals
    Do you have any tips for others on finding locations that accept products for safe disposal?

    Pilita Ho's avatar
    Pilita Ho 4/03/2022 6:43 PM
    Try to find some professional advice before disposal
  • Reflection Question
    Health & Equity Learn About Participation and Representation
    What are some of the barriers that exist to women and girl's equitable participation or representation in your community? Do you experience these barriers?

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    Pilita Ho 4/03/2022 6:42 PM
    Working mum is always not a easy job.  In reality, it is quite difficult to make a balance between working and being a mother.

    • Minh YVONET's avatar
      Minh YVONET 4/03/2022 8:42 PM
      Nice to share this openly, Pilita. After hearing conversations from other colleagues, we actually recognize you're not an isolated case and there are much more moms in the same situation. Would love to find ways to acknowledge it collectively in the context of our workplace - and by the way, don't forget our colleagues from Women of WBA BRG (Business Resource Group) , you can always reach out to them to discuss about your challenges as a mom ...  
  • Reflection Question
    Health & Equity Learn About Equitable Food Access
    How is food equity and access linked to a sustainable future?

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    Pilita Ho 4/03/2022 6:39 PM
    I will try to purchase goods under fair trade certified organization
  • Reflection Question
    Health & Equity Learn About Gender Diversity
    Why is equity for gender diverse individuals important for a just and sustainable society?

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    Pilita Ho 4/03/2022 6:37 PM
    mutual respect is very important
  • Reflection Question
    Health & Equity Cleaning Product Ingredients
    What was surprising about the ingredients in your cleaning supplies, personal care, and pet products?

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    Pilita Ho 4/03/2022 6:36 PM
    Good practice to study what i am buying everyday
  • Reflection Question
    Health & Equity Track My Purchases
    How have you reduced your purchasing habits and what would you like to do next to reduce your consumption habits?

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    Pilita Ho 4/03/2022 6:35 PM
    Third twice or even third before purchasing unnecessary goods
  • Reflection Question
    Health & Equity Communicate Constructively
    What is easy for you to do when having a constructive conversation and what is challenging? What tips do you have for having a constructive conversation?

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    Pilita Ho 4/03/2022 6:34 PM
    I always talk to me girls during the dinner, having fun with my family in the evening.  This is the chemical to keep our family bonding.
  • Reflection Question
    Health & Equity Practice Mindfulness
    What was it like to practice mindfulness? If this is a practice for you already, what was something new you understood in practicing during Earth Month?

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    Pilita Ho 4/03/2022 6:31 PM
    By do 15-20 body stretching
  • Reflection Question
    Climate & Ecosystems Explore My Area
    How can spending more time outdoors enhance your sense of place? Was there a new place in your region that was exciting to learn about and visit?

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    Pilita Ho 4/03/2022 6:30 PM
    There is a lover habour side walk along the coast.  The walk has been extended from East to the West.  The view is very beautiful.  It is very relaxing to have a walk under a warm sun.

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    Pilita Ho 4/03/2022 6:27 PM
    Protect our planet is always the right thing to do