ENVIRONMENT | URBAN GREENS | ACTION PROJECTS
KEY PROGRAM FEATURES
- Swechha works with several schools each year in the setting up of green infrastructures across several campuses. These particular interventions are a crucial part of the ACTION component in our various school programs.
- Butterfly Garden – The process involves curating an experience for student participants, where they get to learn and be involved in numerous aspects of the butterfly garden. Topics covered include identification of different butterflies found in Delhi, Species selection, Designing and Maintenance.
- Herb Garden – Under this intervention we create a herb garden with a mix of culinary and medicinal herbs, planted on your campus. While engaging students in planting of the garden, they are also guided on the functions the herbs serve and the need and techniques for maintenance of the herbs. This sort of experiential technique of education imparts in the child a connect with the environment.
- Urban forest – These forest can contain native – fruit, flowering and medicinal trees. Our team of experts engage students in the plantation, answering questions and explaining different concepts related to the natural cycle of a forest.
FOCUS AREA - Environment, Education, Sustainability, Urban Greens, Landscaping
KEY ACTIVITIES - Plantations, Student Participation, Maintenance
OUTREACH AND IMPACT - In the last 5 years, Swechha has created over 60 green infrastructures across 60 schools in Delhi/NCR. Each of these infrastructures are currently thriving, most of them already self sustainable, with a tremendous survival rate of 90 percent.
Butterfly & Herb Gardens
Urban Forests & Airsheds
We are always looking for young and enthusiastic minds that can help us create the change along with being the change. Whatever your passion, we always have opportunities for you along with endless cups of Chai!
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