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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

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?

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

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

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 was...

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?

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...

Let's Have A Blue Christmas

[ezcol_2third] [/ezcol_2third] [ezcol_1third_end] Did you know that the red and white clothes of Santa Claus are not really of his choice. They are the colors of Coca-Cola. It is popularly believed that in the 1920’s an artist for Coca-Cola drew Santa Claus in the...

Grain Size Analysis At MDU Rohtak

Presentation on: Grain Size Analysis at MDU Rohtak - by Jyoti sharma at the National workshop on: 'Water Conservation and Pollution' organised by the National Committee Of International Association Of Hydrogeologists' (INC-IAH) and Manav Rachna Educational...

Jyoti Sharma Named Social Entrepreneur in Residence

Recently the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy and the Swearer Center for Public Service  at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, announced that they will welcome Jyoti Sharma as as a Taubman fellow and Brown's first social entrepreneur in...

Seminar on Social Entrepreneurship in Water Sector

Sustainability of interventions is a challenge faced by welfare practitioners particularly where the interventions involve a sustainability cost. Increasingly, Social Entrepreneurship is being seen as a viable method to ensure sustainability especially in...

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