SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- High Vision English Medium School

December 17, 2018

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Pune office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "High Vision English Medium School" . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students. The day of service starts with an interactive presentation covering the main environmental and sustainability opportunities encountered on a daily basis, followed by a hands-on activity to motivate students to become future green leaders.


Students attended


Staff attended


Additional Volunteers attended


Students will be impacted this year

Intended impact of project

Reduced environmental impact
Improved occupant health & performance
Increased environmental & sustainability literacy

Impact of project

Environmental and habitat restoration
Waste reduction
Educated on sustainable skills and practices
Educated on sustainability knowledge

More impact of project

The event started with an interactive presentation which ensured the students have an understanding on the types of Pollution and how to THINK GREEN & ACT GREEN. The students then were distributed in to smaller groups to work on two hands on activities focusing on : Waste Reuse & Planting & Composting

Activity 1: Students inserted old tires into the earth to become a flower bed and then they planted a selection of Native plants.

Activity2: Students got to know more about composting organic waste and the process, they created two composting barrels to be a station for use during the year

The event ended by a briefing session were all participating students received a sustainable (reusable) shopping bag. Students promised to stop using the plastic bags and will encourage there parents to use the reusable bags when they go shopping, student received a certificate for participation for the great involvement and commitment.