The Story of Painting is a docu-drama has been filmed in Naralewadi (Dist. Jalna, Maharashtra) where WOTR has implemented Renewable Energy based technologies such as biogas plants, solar LEDs, etc. The intervention was made to stop traditional fuel consumption in the village (fuel wood, kerosene lamp, cow dung, etc.) which has been adversely affecting the health of the inhabitants and their ecosystem. The impact and the transformation following this project have been brought out in this film through Rama’s painting.
Shri Prakash Javadekar, Minister of State for Environment, Forests & Climate Change inaugurates the National Workshop on “Scaling-Up Good Practices for Climate Change Adaptation” in New Delhi on October 27, 2014.
Our respect for mother Earth and our environment is reflected through our personal choices and the decisions we make. We need to think and act upon ‘mindful consumer behaviour’. Let this ‘World Environment Day’ be a starting point to contemplate our behaviour and carry out necessary actions for the wellbeing of our planet and environment.
Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care.
WOTR wishes the world Happy Environment Day
WOTR had been the knowledge partner for the ‘Satyameva Jayate Water Cup 2016’. Dr. Marcella D’Souza, Executive Director and our Managing Trustee, Mr.Crispino Lobo were felicitated by Shri. Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra on 15 August 2016 in Mumbai. Also present on this occasion were Aamir Khan & Kiran Rao, founders of Paani Foundation and Vallabh Bhansali, Chairman, ENAM Group.
As a Knowledge Partner in the first ‘Satyameva Jayate Water Cup 2016’, WOTR was involved in designing and providing technical and leadership training for the villagers. WOTR’s engineers provided on-site technical support in planning and execution of the soil and water conservation (SWC) measures during the contest period. WOTR also played a crucial role in designing the assessment parameters and process for deciding the winners of the contest.
The article written by Eshwer Kale and Marcella D’Souza was published in the compendium ‘Water Conservation and Saving in Agriculture: Initiatives, Achievements and Challenges in Maharashtra’ by Water Resources Department (WRD) Government of Maharashtra.
We are delighted to share with you a booklet titled "You gave me a chance", which covers the work done by WOTR under the 'Chance for girls project' in 344 villages of Maharashtra. The project was done in collaboration with the Germany-based Becker-Cordes Stiftung and the Rotary Clubs of Hagenn-Lenne & Lippetal.
We are delighted to share with you a German article, and its rough English translation published in the Suedasien magazine in December 2017. The article is a transcript of a discussion between our Senior Researcher Arjuna Srinidhi and President Andheri Hilfe Bonn Elvira Greiner.