Planting the Seeds of Change
Why should we plant more trees? This is possibly the most pertinent yet easily answerable question in the modern day. Protecting the environment lies at the core of BGIF. We believe that community engagement...
Hansi Swachhata Andolan: A Clean-Up Drive for Solid Waste Management
‘Cleanliness is next to Godliness.’ – Mahatma Gandhi Solid waste management (SWM) in Hansi demands urgent attention in light of the lack of political will in addressing this issue. Despite the incumbent central and...
Haq Rakshak ‘Power to Women’: Self-Defence Workshops for Women and Girls
From 26th to 28th September 2018, BGIF conducted HaqRakshak ‘Power to Women’ self awareness and self defence workshops for girls and women across Hisar, with renowned self defence specialist, Franklin Joseph. Seven workshops were...
Mushkilon Se Muskaan Tak: A Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Awareness Camp
Sound menstrual hygiene management (MHM) entails ensuring that women and girls can manage their periods in a way that is not only healthy, but also enables their full participation in social, economic, and other...
Ek Kadam Muskaan Ki Ore: A Prosthetic Limbs Camp for the Specially Abled
As per Census 2011, in India, approximately 2.68 crore people are specially abled, translating to 2.21% of the total population. We at BGIF understand that ‘inclusive development’ is the right, if not the only,...
Aawaaz Se Hai Muskaan: A Hearing Aid Camp
According to a WHO fact sheet (Anon., 2018), 466 million people across the world suffer from hearing impairment, with estimates for India in the range of 70 – 75 million people. The Census (2011)...