Youth for Seva presentation at Waste Management in Apartments event by ApnaComplex
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YFS started in April 2007 to create a platform to help those who want tocontribute to societyAims to make volunteering as a movementAttracted over 5000 volunteers in 5 years. 2Mainly focuses on Health, Education and Environment related issues in the
REALITY CHECK – EDUCATION & HEALTHOnly 58% of people in rural India Only 11% of the population has anyare literate, and only 46% of rural form of health insurance coverage.women are literate. Only 25% of India’s specialistNearly half of children enrolled in physicians reside in semi-urbanclass 1 drop out before reaching areas, and a mere 3 % live in rural7th standard. areas. Around 82% of adolescent diseases in India are preventable.
Why focus on Environment? India imports 50,00,000 tons of paper waste from USA and Australia every year! That’s the weight of 75,000 Boeing 737s! Only 6% of waste is recycled in India! India generates and consumes 175,000 MW of energy every year. Only 10% is got from renewable energy! Almost all rivers in India are polluted beyond stipulated norms
I WANT TO MINIMIZE MY IMPACTTO ENVIRONMENT!I WANT TO MANAGE MY WASTEEFFECTIVELY…I DON’T KNOW HOW & WHERETO START...
Green Commandos ActivitiesSensitizing people about one time usage of plastics Waste Segregation Awareness talks on waste management Sapling Plantation Green Clubs (in schools) Black spot Elimination Cleanup drives Paper bags and cloth bags drive Bilekahalli STIR Waste management at tourist spots 7
School Centric Activities Total Number of Number of Activity Reach volunteer Students volunteers hours Benefited Teaching 55 schools 160 6435 1850School Adoption 4 schools 8 648 607Sponsor A Child 103 schools 100 600 836 58 schools in Bangalore andSchool Kit Drive 149 1744 8600 22 schools outside Bangalore. TOTAL 417 9427 11893 14
Health Number of Total Number of Number of Number ofActivity locations Number benefited volunte medical volunteers hospitals covered er hours staff School 2415 children screened, 208 Health 12 schools referrals completed out of 46 703 15 doctors 11 hospitals Program 413 requiring referral 11700 children screened, 97 children given glasses, 165Vision Pre- 53 schools children referred to Sankara 129 1350 - 1 hospitalscreening Eye Hospital for further evaluationMenstrual 2275 girls given awareness, 6 rural and 10 Hygenie sanitary napkins distributed to 8 92 - - urban schools. Project 1147 girls 1131 children (1058 School 8 schools treatments completed out of 33 772 10 doctors 10 hospitalsAdoption 1248 requiring treatment) clinic caters to 2250 consultations, 387Sanjeevini people from 5 families reached out to, 18 9 145 10 doctors 7 hospitalsFree Clinic surrounding surgeries done slums Medicalcamps for 8 locations 2448 people screened 73 595 3 doctors 12 hospitals adults 15 22,219 people TOTAL 329 3920 113 31 reached out to
Green Commandos Total Number of Activity Reach volunteer volunteers hoursSensitizing people about one time usage of plastics 34 events 93 381 Waste Segregation 19 locations 216 1489 Sapling Plantation 1018 saplings 132 423 Green Clubs (in schools) 31 schools 23 484 Black spot Elimination 3 locations 40 160 Cleanup drives 3 locations 15 45 Bengaluru Recycling Habba, 2011 - 16 648 Bilekahalli STIR (Sustainable Transformation - 47 1440 Initiative by Residents) Waste management at tourist spots 2 locations 21 142 TOTAL 637 6008 16