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Ward Jal Rakshak (JR) Club – “Water for Peace”

Ward Jal Rakshak (JR) Club – “Water for Peace”

Water scarcity is increasingly becoming a cause of inter user, interstate and International conflict. This is because water scarcity kills people - their health, prosperity, livelihoods and lifestyles. Water scarcity may well be the biggest threat to Global Peace...

Water For Peace

Of all the crises the world faces today, water scarcity is perhaps the most worrying. Water is essential to fulfil all our  needs. Without water we cannot grow food, maintain hygiene, make homes, buildings, machines, computers...in short, no human activity can be done...

Participate in Plantation Drive and Win Rs. 5000!

Participate in Plantation Drive and Win Rs. 5000!

Dear Jal Rakshaks Many thanks for your kind interest in becoming an environment saviour. As we all know the groundwater crisis is becoming worse every day. We blame everyone else but ourselves for the same. The time has come for each of us to take the initiative and...

Definitive Guide to Reduce Water Wastage

Definitive Guide to Reduce Water Wastage

Reduce Wastage of Water – the 1st R of Water ConservationEvery day we read about the shortage of water in India and many other countries. Niti Aayog in one of its reports has suggested that as many as 21 cities will run out of ground water as early as...

Sustainable Solid Waste Management – A Case Study

Sustainable Solid Waste Management – A Case Study

FORCE won the 1st runner up prize at the recently held Case Study competition for NGOs by the National HRD Network and BIMTECH. We presented our Solid Waste Management initiative under the ITC Sunehra Kal Program at Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh. The presentation made as...

The Curse of Open Defecation

The Curse of Open Defecation

When you look for an apartment or paying guest room for yourself, following questions are mostly in our checklist “Is washroom attached? “ “Do I have to share it with the fellow flat mate or roommate “. Most of us reject the room/apartment if washroom isn’t attached...

Open Defecation Free or Free Open Defecation?

Open Defecation Free or Free Open Defecation?

How many of you went to watch the movie”Toilet-Ek Prem Katha”? May be most of you have watched already,since the movie has already Collected above 100 Crore INR at Box Office. It must be worth a watch. I suppose it is posing threat to new releases. That is that. But...

Abba Matloob

Abba Matloob

In this great and big world, we see so little .How many of us actually know about a small town somewhere harboring people like you and me (without using Google). We live in uncertainty until things unfold, and sometimes we happen to discover new places, new faces and...

Koode Wali

Koode Wali

By Zeenat Farooq - Documentation & Training Coordinator - FORCE "KOODE WALI" This is what THEY called me while I was inspecting the work of waste pickers, for one of our projects on SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT at Saharanpur. This was my first official site visit and I...

Incentivise Water Efficiency In Production

Incentivise Water Efficiency In Production

A recent article in Hindustan Times quotes FORCE’s research that has found that, around the world, attempts to manage water through water policies, aimed directly at controlling water, don’t work unless a place has already reached a crisis and there is hardly any...

A Neoliberal Takeover of Social Entrepreneurship?

A Neoliberal Takeover of Social Entrepreneurship?

An interesting and thought provoking article by Jyoti Sharma,  President FORCE has been published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review that evaluates if a model of social entrepreneurship focused on market-based solutions and profit is threatening to crowd out...

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