Harit Stories

Green Yatra

Green Yatra was started in 2008 with the initiative ‘Go Green Ganesha’. With this campaign, Green Yatra took a stand against the harmful plaster of Paris (POP) idols. Idols made from POP threaten marine life and Green Yatra aims to encourage people to adopt eco-friendly sculptures. The Green Yatra, after its initial success, became involved […]

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Development Alternatives

Development Alternatives Development Alternatives is an NGO based in New Delhi. Their work is mainly based on providing better technological solutions, environmental conservation and policy research. They have used clean and innovative energy resources such as biogas to increase electricity and energy security in many villages in North India. This provided clean electricity to the

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Care India

Care India Care India is an NGO based in New Delhi. It mainly works towards the economic and social empowerment of women. Care India is interested in the progress of women from lower castes and other marginalized communities. Care India’s unique initiative starts at the domestic level. Traditional cooking methods in which wood and coal

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Tree Foundation

Tree Foundation Conservation of the oceans and marine life is a challenging task. The Tree Foundation, established in 2002, is a non-governmental marine conservation organization based in Chennai that works to spread literacy and awareness campaigns on issues related to marine life. Its founder Dr Supraja Dharini completed her doctorate in Indian Philosophy, but a

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Mushroom Development Foundation

The Mushroom Development Foundation is a non-governmental (NGO) organization based in Assam. The organization promotes mushroom cultivation to remedy malnutrition and livelihood issues. Pranjal Barua is the co-founder of the organization and mainly works for agricultural livelihood by engaging with the farming community. The “Kathfulla Haat” collection and distribution center (Mushroom Bazar) organized by the

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Use Me Work

‘Use Me Works’ is a group of women who support each other and aim to make a difference for a better life and a healthier planet. Use Me Work’s philosophy is not just about eco-friendly products, they work with women who are financially responsible for their families. Many of these women had no prior work

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Sterilization, Animals and Human Responsibility Animal protection and rescue groups have existed for a long time in human history. One such organization ‘Friendicoes’ is located in New Delhi. It was founded in the 1970s by Geeta Seshamani and Gautam Barat. It is a shelter as well as a hospital for animals. Sick stray animals, as

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Give Me Trees

Peepal Baba, Trees and Community Participation Mr Azad Jain fondly known as Peepal Baba lives in Delhi and works on the cause of tree plantations across the country. Baba has planted lakhs of trees in a span of 40 years. At present, he is engaged in the maintenance of about 20 crore trees and furthering

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