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o9 Walks

The more you walk, the more trees we will plant. Join us to make a difference where every step counts.

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A 31-day step challenge to help solve water & sanitation crises around the globe

We are partnering with the Sowing Water project: we’ll plant a tree for every 50,000 steps collected and ten trees for every post using the hashtag #o9Walks.

31 DAYS

1 — 31 MAY

600M

STEPS TARGET

1 CAUSE

DEALING WITH THE WATER CRISIS
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GLOBAL STEPS CHALLENGE — 1 — 31 MAY
1 — 31 MAY
GLOBAL STEPS CHALLENGE

More steps, more trees

Can we beat the 574 million step from last year? Join the 31 day challenge in MoveSpring and commit to walk as much as possible.

For every 50,000 steps, a tree is planted in the Sowing Water Project that aims to reverse the degradation of water bodies in the Cantareira System in Brazil through changes in land use.

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TEAM COMPETITION — 1 — 31 MAY
1 — 31 MAY
TEAM COMPETITION

o9 Walks is open to everyone — Create a team and compete for prizes

Invite your family, friends, colleagues, and anyone willing to unlock positive change while maintaining an active lifestyle.

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THE BLUE MILE VIRTUAL RACE — 1 — 31 MAY
1 — 31 MAY
THE BLUE MILE VIRTUAL RACE

Walk for better water, sanitation & hygiene across India

We’ve partnered with the nonprofit WaterAid India to increase the impact of our steps.

As we collectively reach certain number of miles, o9 will unlock funds to support different water sanitation projects in India.

Milestone 1:
60,000 Miles

Build a handwashing station in a school

Milestone 2:
120,000 Miles

Train on water quality testing and provide testing kits

Milestone 3:
180,000 Miles

Construction of soak pit for water conservation

Milestone 4:
240,000 Miles

Development of rainwater harvesting unit

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Take the first step and register

Scan the QR code or download the MoveSpring App by clicking the button below. Use the organization code: o9solutions

1ST TO 31ST MAY

Join the challenge

The easiest way to contribute to the cause is in our weekly mini-challenges. Find out the week’s hashtag and put up a post on Instagram or LinkedIn. For every post, you’ll be planting 10 trees for the Sowing Water project.

Prizes

Posts with the most likes and comments will win amazing prizes

01

A night stay for two people

02

A yearly subscription to Headspace

03

100 trees planted under their name (with certification)

04

A lunch for two people
ONE POST = 10 TREES

Weekly Social Media
Mini-Challenges

NEED HELP?

Frequently Asked 
Questions

1. Click the registration link from your mobile phone. You can find the link on this webpage, on o9’s social media, or in the invite email sent to you by o9.

Option 2: Join using the organization code (see following steps).

1. Download MoveSpring from the Apple App Store (for iPhone users) or Google Play Store (for Android users) and then open MoveSpring
2. Select Sign up to sign up for a MoveSpring account
3. Enter our organization's code: o9solutions. Once you've entered your organization's code, select Sign up again
4. Confirm your organization by selecting Confirm (If your organization isn't correct, select the "<" arrow at the top left to try again)
5. Fill out any additional information requested, then enter your first and last name, your email, and password, and then check the box to agree to Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. When you're done filling out each section, select Continue
6. Check the email you entered for your 6-digit verification code. The email should be titled 'Your MoveSpring Verification Code'
7. Return to the app, enter the code you received to verify your address and select Continue
8. Personalize your profile by selecting a nickname.
9. Then, select Update nickname to finalize your account creation. You'll be brought through a quick tutorial of the app, and then you can select Take me to my dashboard to move onto your MoveSpring dashboard.
10. Select Connect your device now to connect a device. If you don't have a physical device, you can use your iPhone or Android as your fitness tracker. Follow the prompts to connect your device and allow MoveSpring to access your activity data by selecting Allow when prompted.
11. You should now be redirected to your MoveSpring dashboard, where you can view your daily activity and more.

MoveSpring supports most major fitness trackers, including:

- Android Phones (OS 5.0 or above) -  Google Fit app (Android, Pebble, Xiaomi, and more)
- Apple Watch 
- Fitbit - Zip, One, Flex, Flex 2, Charge, Charge HR, Charge 2, Charge 3, Charge 4, Charge 5, Luxe, Surge, Alta, Alta HR, Blaze, Versa, Versa Lite, Versa 2, Versa 3, Versa 4, Inspire, Inspire HR, Inspire 2, Inspire 3, Ionic, Sense, Sense 2, MobileTracker app
- Garmin* - vívofit, vívofit 2, vívofit 3, vívofit 4, vívosmart, vívosmart 4,  vivosmart HR, vívoactive, vívoactive 3, vívoactive 4, Instinct, Instinct Solar, Lily, Venu
- iPhone 5s and above (iOS 10 or above) - Apple Health App (Polar, Pebble, Xiaomi, and more)
- Withings (Now Nokia) - Pulse, Pulse O2, Activité Pop, Activité, Activité Steel

You can look into the MoveSpring Library as most frequent questions and problems are already resolved there.
If you do not find what you are looking for, you can contact MoveSpring's customer support team for any technical issues or platform questions. You can access the customer support team in-app (mobile or web) or via email. Follow the steps below to get in touch.

   1. Contact Customer Support via the App or Web
From your dashboard in the mobile app, tap the menu bars at the top left corner and then select the green Message support button at the bottom of the utility panel. Select New Conversation to start a new conversation with our support team, or search for articles from our Help Center to find an answer yourself.

On the web, click the blue chat icon in the lower right to get in touch with our support team. Select New Conversation to start a new conversation with our support team, or search for articles from our Help Center to find an answer yourself.

  2. Contact Customer Support via Email
Send an email to [email protected]. What to include in your message:
- Your name and company name
- A detailed description of what the issue is
- List the steps in which you've taken to encounter this issue

If your problem is not resolved, please contact [email protected].

1. To keep a fair and honest challenge, we have set up a daily step cap of 35,000 steps. This daily cap will apply for steps synced from your device and for steps entered manually.

2. You can add manual steps, distance, and active minutes totals to your MoveSpring account. Data added through manual activity entry will be combined with any device data synced for the day.
- From your dashboard, select the floating “+” icon in the bottom right corner, or select the Add Activity button
- Enter your activity name, optional associated steps, distance, and/or active minutes totals, and select the corresponding date. By default, the date will be set to today. Select Save to save your entry to your account.
- Once your activity has been added, you’ll see a confirmation at the bottom of your screen confirming that your activity has been saved.

We have partnered with IPÊ - Institute for Ecological Research and we will be planting all the trees in their project Sowing Water in Brazil. The IPÊ will make take care of the saplings, plantation, and preservation of the forest.

The project Sowing Water aims to reverse the degradation of water bodies in the Cantareira System through changes in land use. Its main strategy is the restoration of forests in Permanent Preservation Areas and the promotion of conservation practices in the production chain, including the ecological management of pastures, silviculture using native Atlantic Forest trees, and agroforestry.

Although Brazil stands out for its abundant aquatic resources, water availability and demand vary by location. Southeastern Brazil, for example, intensively uses water for agriculture, industry, and human consumption and is vulnerable to periods of drought, which have become increasingly frequent and prolonged. These factors highlight the importance of effective management strategies to ensure the multiple uses of water in space and time. The project Sowing Water is focused on the Cantareira System, one of the largest water supply systems on the planet. This region, originally covered by the Atlantic Forest, is characterized by conditions that make conservation actions urgent, particularly in relation to improved management of production processes and the implementation of forest restoration.
The Cantareira System has the capacity to supply more than seven million people in the São Paulo metropolitan region and also shelters the main headwaters of rivers that supply metropolitan Campinas, a city in the interior of São Paulo State, where agricultural and industrial plants are highly dependent on water.

Community involvement in Project Sowing Water is critical to scaling up its impact. For this, the Sowing Water Project focuses on a program of environmental education, communication, and training throughout the project structure.

Yes, you can participate in the social media mini-challenges as many times as you want every week. The more posts you make using the particular mini-challenge hashtag and & #o9Walks the more trees will be planted and the more chances you will have to win.

You can post the same picture/video on LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter. Each post on the different social media platforms will count as one participation in the mini-challenge and, therefore, will result in 10 more trees planted. However, likes and comments will also count individually, that is, we will not sum likes and comments from different platforms. 

Check out the MoveSpring Help Center and how-to videos, or contact the o9 Social Impact Team. 
You can also reach the MoveSpring Support team at: [email protected].