Eco Education Project - Addressing climate change issues with involvement of children

The Eco Education project is implemented across 24 villages comprising of tribal and fishing communities in Visakhapatnam district.

Key achievements

  • 16 eco clubs were formed with 274 children.
  • 16 Environment Protection Committees have been formed.
  • Modules on water, waste and climate change were developed and used in the project. They help create awareness among children and communities. Children now use the modules to discuss the same with other children in schools and communities.
  • 1,750 solar lanterns distributed to children and families supporting them to continue their education during power cuts in the night especially in the tribal villages.
  • The project was able to link government schemes to the communities and 336 families were sanctioned individual toilets from the government. Another major achievement is that 167 who were not using household toilets started using the same.
  • Water and sanitation facilities along with rainwater harvesting structures were upgraded in 16 schools.
  • 92 soak pits were constructed near hand pumps and in houses.
  • 124 families started kitchen gardens in their homes through support of plants from the project.
  • Highlights: The first batch of 317 adolescent girls trained on self-defence and got certified by Parivartan Cell of Delhi Police.
  • Highlights: 70,000 community members indirectly engaged on the subject of girls' safety
  • Highlights: 8,327 adolescent girls and 1,397 boys have been engaged through various community activities of the project
  • Highlights: In Hyderabad, Plan currently works in 25 slum clusters supporting 25,960 persons, out of which, 5,796 are girls and 5,388 are boys.
  • Highlights: The total number of sponsored children in Bihar is 9,731, out of which 7,878 (81%) are girls.
  • Highlights: Plan in Odisha supports more than 15,333 girls and 17,122 boys with its projects and programmes.
  • Highlights: At present, Plan programmes touch the lives of 92,000 families in approximately 820 Panchayats across 8 districts in Rajasthan.
  • Highlights: Plan reaches more than 89,078 girls and 93,167 through its projects and programmes in Delhi.


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