What are your names?
Kenya, Amy, and Mumtaz
Do have a favorite childhood memory of the ocean?
Kenya: Just going to the beach is fun… just relaxing.
Amy: I like to go to the beach with my family… that’s the best part about it.
Mumtaz: The best would be like with family and with family friends and stuff.
Are the beaches clean?
Kenya: It could be better… it’s definitely not the worst… but if for sure could be better.
Amy: Well, that depends on when and where you are going.
Mumtaz: Totally depends on which beach and what kind of year.
Are there tourists beaches?
Kenya: The most population tourist beach and tourist beach is called Maracas… it is the cleanest.
Amy: It is so hard to get to!
Mumtaz: But it is the cleanest.
What’s your relationship with the ocean?
Kenya: The ocean is a place where I can go and clear my mind… and I love water.
Amy: My family loves the ocean… to get away from it all. We go every now and then. We spend a few days.
Mumtaz: I am not at the beach very often but I still love it.
What can youth do to take care of the ocean?
Kenya: Something as simple as not leaving your trash on the beach… people don’t seem to realize that.
Amy: There are developed beaches but some beaches don’t have rubbish bins.
Mumtaz: Just don’t leave your trash… it is so simple.
And can you tell us about your art piece you’re holding?
Kenya: This?? Oh man… well this is a Mandela… it is a kinda of meditation… you can channel your energy… but it’s not done yet!