WE THE CHANGE Our story of change  V & C PATEL ENGLISH SCHOOL Vallabh Vidhyanagar, Gujarat
PARTICIPANTS <ul><li>Mentor Teachers- Mrs. Sheetal Balani, Mrs. Kunjal Dave, Mrs. Rajini Asokan, Ms. Sangita Patel, Mrs. R...
FEEL <ul><li>There are a lot of problems around us which need to be addressed. We  brainstormed about the various problems...
IMAGINE <ul><li>Once we had decided to the topic, we discussed about how to put it into practice. </li></ul><ul><li>Variou...
DO <ul><li>Under the guidance of our teachers we made bags in the school.  </li></ul><ul><li>We all made cloth bags in the...
<ul><li>To make the project more effective we decided to do follow-up on the use of these bags. </li></ul><ul><li>For this...
<ul><li>When we gifted the cloth bags to five families we told them about the hazards of using plastic bags. All the peopl...
 
A completed worksheet
<ul><li>The people co-operated and even encouraged us. </li></ul><ul><li>We tried to bring in change, but in the process w...
Result of the Project 29/09/11 30/09/11 01/10/11 02/10/11 03/10/11 168 113 55 3/10/2011 152 90 62 2/10/2011 190 105 85 1/1...
THANK YOU
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  1. 1. WE THE CHANGE Our story of change V & C PATEL ENGLISH SCHOOL Vallabh Vidhyanagar, Gujarat
  2. 2. PARTICIPANTS <ul><li>Mentor Teachers- Mrs. Sheetal Balani, Mrs. Kunjal Dave, Mrs. Rajini Asokan, Ms. Sangita Patel, Mrs. Rachel Parmar </li></ul><ul><li>Students – Class 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Tanya Gupta, Dhru Patel, Tirth Parekh, Hetasvi Patel, </li></ul><ul><li>Mitali Patel, Devanshi Patel </li></ul><ul><li>Students - Class 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Disha Shukla, Sania Khan, Jahnavi Gupta, Rahul Ahir, Nisarg Thakkar, Utkarsh Agrawal, Hemant Agarwala, Priyal Patel </li></ul><ul><li>Recipients of bags in the project- 51 </li></ul>
  3. 3. FEEL <ul><li>There are a lot of problems around us which need to be addressed. We brainstormed about the various problems and issues around us. </li></ul><ul><li>Finally after pooling in all the ideas, we decided to do our bit to help the planet. </li></ul><ul><li>We observed that after plastic bags had been recently banned in shops and shopping malls, people were finding it difficult to conveniently carry things around. </li></ul><ul><li>We decided that we would try to address this issue and do our bit to help people and the environment. </li></ul>
  4. 4. IMAGINE <ul><li>Once we had decided to the topic, we discussed about how to put it into practice. </li></ul><ul><li>Various options were thought of – </li></ul><ul><li>m aking paper bags </li></ul><ul><li>m aking cloth bags </li></ul><ul><li>a rally to create awareness </li></ul><ul><li>We decided to make five cloth bags per student using old cloth (reuse and recycle) which we would gift to neighbours. All the students of our class worked together to make the cloth bags. </li></ul>
  5. 5. DO <ul><li>Under the guidance of our teachers we made bags in the school. </li></ul><ul><li>We all made cloth bags in the last two periods on two days- i.e., 27 th and 28 th . </li></ul><ul><li>Our teachers gave us worksheets for follow up. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>To make the project more effective we decided to do follow-up on the use of these bags. </li></ul><ul><li>For this we prepared a worksheet which each student would use to track the use of cloth bags as well as plastic bags for 5 days. </li></ul>V & C PATEL ENGLISH SCHOOL DESIGN FOR CHANGE COMPETITION Name of the student:______________________________ Class:_______ Teacher:_____________ PB – plastic bag CB – cloth bag CB PB 3 CB 3 PB 2 CB 2 PB 1 CB 1 PB 30 CB 30 PB 29 CB 29 PB Total Observation Date Recipient + Address Bag no.
  7. 7. <ul><li>When we gifted the cloth bags to five families we told them about the hazards of using plastic bags. All the people co-operated and agreed to use those bags. </li></ul><ul><li>For five days, we went to these homes in the evening to find out how many times the cloth and plastic bags had been used. </li></ul>
  8. 9. A completed worksheet
  9. 10. <ul><li>The people co-operated and even encouraged us. </li></ul><ul><li>We tried to bring in change, but in the process we also changed. We learnt the values of sharing, collaboration and the importance of work. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Result of the Project 29/09/11 30/09/11 01/10/11 02/10/11 03/10/11 168 113 55 3/10/2011 152 90 62 2/10/2011 190 105 85 1/10/2011 181 107 74 30/09/11 175 93 82 29/09/11 Total Cloth bag Plastic bag Date
  11. 12. THANK YOU

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