Build a green capital with Swechha
What’s this about?
This Delhi based NGO focuses on three key areas – environment, education and enterprise. They host events such as a walks and clean-ups by the river Yamuna, career counselling camps and workshops. A major event in the Swechha Delhi calendar is the ‘Monsoon Wooding’ project that involves planting thousands of trees across Delhi. The good folks at Swechha are always on the lookout for fresh ideas and enthusiastic volunteers to add to their repertoire of events.
Who’s behind it?
Swechha is founded by Vimlendu Jha, an activist, environmentalist and social entrepreneur. Vimlendu serves on the board of several national and international foundations. In 2011, he was invited to speak at the UN General Assembly on youth issues in the global south. Vimlendu is also a successful green entrepreneur, having set up the Green the Map , Swechha’s fair trade initiative that produces innovative products from waste material.
When: All year round
Contact number: 9971774087 / 011-2954 4678
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