say no to pesticides
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SAY NO TO PESTICIDESOur story of Change fromSatya Elementary School, Gomla, Mohindergarh, Haryana,Bharti FoundationThe change we plan to bring about in the community:
To encourage village farmers and community for using no pesticides and using organic fertilizers like composting and vermi composting.
Bharti FoundationBharti Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Bharti Group Companies.The Foundation aims to help underprivileged children and young people of our country realize their potential.Satya Bharti School ProgramThe Satya Bharti School Program is the flagship program of Bharti Foundation.It aims to deliver free quality education to underprivileged children, with special focus on the girl child across rural India.The program goal is to establish 500 Primary and 50 Senior Schools reaching out to over 200,000 studentsThe promise of this large scale program, through its operation, is to create a replicable, scalable and holistic model of quality education in rural India Present Operational Status:Number of Schools Operational:254States of Operation:Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh & Tamil NaduNumber of Students Enrolled:Over 35,000Introduction
Geographical Location Gomla is situated at a distance of 13 km from State Highway Rewari to Narnaul of Satya Bhartis District office at Rewari.About the CommunityThis village is on first position in Haryana State. It is awarded Nirmal Village by Govt.There are two parks and open air theatre in the centre of the village.
People of this village are dependent on agriculutre. The main source of their livelihood is farming.
About the CommunityCultural Background:Majority of the population belongs to Hindu community .They followed Hindu customs and traiditions. - women dressing style is Ghagra, Odhni/ Saree. Dhoti, Kurta, Turban, Piajama, Pant and shirt for Men.
Now a days people of community are falling in diseases and there are lack of nutrients in their food and diet due to pesticides. We Felt: Use of these pesticides has spoiled all of the nutrients from food , vegetables and grains.
Some pesticides used in the fields are very dangerous not only for the animals but also for human beings.
These pesticides have given us many harmful diseases like cancer, heart attack and blood pressure.
Healthy environment and healthy food among community people.Can awake the people to use no pesticides and using vermi composting for farming.We can make the people feel to get rid of the pesticides and get fresh crops along with other agro products.Can awake the people against the harmful diseases due to pesticides.We Imagined
We Did:Rally across the community through children drive with slogans.Community motivation through convincing home visit and group meeting. Exhibition of using no pesticides through slogans and charts. Demo before the villagers effect of pesticides.Acquaint the community people with the ill-effects of pesticides.
Community people participated in our mission of SAY NO TO PESTICIDES.They learnt these pesticides are really destroying nutrients from our food, vegetables and also granting many harmful diseases slow and slow.They became aware of the little benefits and more ill effects of pesticides .They participated in an oath taking mission to use no pesticides as much as possible.Impact on Community:
It was a nice exposure for us.We shall never use pesticides among crops and vegetables.We knew to develop vermi composting which is too interesting for us.Impact on Us:
Appreciate Letter By Panchayat Sarpanch By School Staff - We, staff members got appreciation when most of the village farmers and community members reached at the point that they will never use pesticides among fields and vegetables.
Now they grow crops and vegetables without use of pesticides. All staff membersSES Gomla (Haryana)
The Road Ahead..(in the next 3 months)Follow-up to the mission through discussions in PTM and home visits.More knowledge will be acquired and imparted on the same topic.Try to liaison with the village farmers, community and encourage them for using no pesticides.
Students Participating in the Contest:Name of Mentor Teacher: - OP YADAV
#StateDistrictSchoolNo. of Students ParticipatingName of StudentClassHaryanaRewariSES GOMLA10ManishaVIIHimanshiVIISumanVIIKeertiVIIAnkitVIIGauravVIIPraveenVIIAmanVIRahulVISapnaVI