Environment protection has become an emergency in the present times. The depletion of ground water kills the vegetation and in turn causes climate change.
It has therefore become essential to preserve the rain water from becoming a waster. With this novel thought our club c and with simple rain water harvesting idea. It is only a simple digging of a pit 6 feet depth and 3 feet wide. Insert a polyprokene drum with holes made all over. The drum is placed inverted and the pit is filled with stones and pebbles on top so that the rain water will flow into the pit. This water will percolate to a large are of underground earth and keep it moist. This in turn will provide water requirements for the plants on the ground. This keeps the trees and plants grow and protect the environment. A real cost effective project, one pit costs around Rs. 4500/- to Rs. 5000/-.
Our club dug (such pits in two BMC playground in Thakur village, in association with BMC officials. These projects have BMC approval and was inaugurated by Municipal Corporator a Smt. Sunita Yadav and Smt. Madhuri Bhoir in two different places. Our club also held activities for providing nutritious food kit to Child cancer patients, women empowerment projects in which sewing machine were donated to make a living, donated low vision suds to partially blind patients, robotic limb donation, free spectacles Distribution for vision correction, and various medical camps.
Our in all did activities worth about 3 lakhs from July 2021 till now. Our club in existence since 2009 have done service activities to the downtrodden and needy.
It’s a wonderful experience to be associated with and international organization to serve the community. Our club consist of members from various walks of life, like Doctors, advocates, chartered accountants, naval officers etc. wiring in unison to achieve our target. Serving the human community our primary motive.
Article submitted by : Lion V. Vaidyanathan
Article Writer Bio : Retired Senior Manager in a German Engineering firm, B. Com, LLB, MFM
NGO Name : Lions Club of Kandivali Western Express