On November 26, a check dam was built on a stream near Ghoti village by Dilip and 10 villagers. The dam is situated on stream flowing from the forest and this water body will benefit domestic animals in the day and wildlife at night. Water conservation is a top priority this year as the monsoon rains have been below normal. Photos below.
On November 26, Bandu led a team of 32 villagers, students from Ghatpendari to clean plastic litter from the common areas of the village. A rally was also organized in the village to promote awareness among the villagers about the dangers of dumping litter carelessly. Photo below.
On November 7, Bandu organized a programme to clean the school campus at Ghatpendari. 17 students and Head Master Mr. Babulal Dhurve of the village’s Zilla Parishad Primary School cleared the plastic and other litter from the campus. Stagnant water near the campus was drained away, reducing the dangers of water-borne diseases.
On November 8, a village eco-development committee (VEDC) meeting was organized to discuss local issues of the villagers at Ghatkukda. In the meeting VEDC members and Bandu discussed various issues with the villagers.
Bandu joined similar patrols on November 16 and 12 at Kolitmara Beat and Ghatpendari Beat of West Pench Range respectively.
|Dilip speaks to children of Khapa|
|Dilip with Pipariya children|
|Pipariya: children learn how all life is connected, through a nature game|
IT Education Programme
|Ghoti: a meeting with village women to explain the benefits |
of Self Help Groups (SHGs)
Education Van Programme
Mobile Health Unit (MHU)
|Medicines being distributed at our free health camp, Ghatkukda|