October 23, 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 "SOS Children's Village Pune" . 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 under the theme of Waste Reuse & Planting.

Activity 1: Students crafted out of old plastic bottles a decorative green wall.

Activity2: Students worked on transferring old newspapers in to personalized hand crafts, volunteers worked with students to extract the innovation, some students prepared a pencil case, others envelop or paper bags and some used more imagination in decoration.

The event ended by a briefing session, student received a certificate for participation for the great involvement and commitment.