On December 22, our field assistant Niranjan Hinge led 18 children from Jamuntola village on a nature trail in the jungle adjoining the village. On the trail, Niranjan identified various species of local flora and fauna and explained the need for conservation to the children. A similar trail was organized on December 31 for 8 students of Turia village.
|On a nature trail, Turia|
|Niranjan Hinge explains conservation to children on a nature trail|
On December 20, Anoop Awasthi and Niranjan led a team of 193 children of Aamajhari village in a programme to construct a stop dam on a stream which flows behind the village school.
|Aamajhari - students filling bags with sand to use in building a check dam|
|Students pose after completing the check dam|
On December 23, Niranjan showed the students of Government Middle School, Aamajhari how to set up a nursery. He gave the school students 100 bags and seeds of neem, kaner, chandan and hetta to help the set up the nursery. Saplings from the nursery will be planted during the monsoon in the village.
|Durgapur - Anoop conducts an environment awareness programme|
Education van programme
There were 9 film show on nature and wildlife in December.
|Khamrith - Niranjan Hinge speaks to students before the start of a film show|
|Aamajhari film show|
Mobile Health Unit (MHU)
|Turia - the doctor examines a patient|
|Khamrith - villagers await treatment at our free medical camp|
|Jungle Home Resort, Awarghani - village dance group performing|