Creating awareness on better Environment
Based on the above theme, CRUSADE makes conscious efforts to create awareness to educate the community on the importance of adopting better environmental approaches.
In close association with Pudumai Pengal Iyakkam, CRUSADE organizes several awareness camps on Environment and Climate change and distribution of saplings.
A few activities covered in the awareness camp:
- Cleaning up of villages
- Meetings with the community addressed by Panchayat Presidents
- Distribution of cotton bags to SHG members
- Distribution of saplings to the community
Instilling better hygienic practices
CRUSADE promotes sanitary toilets at family levels to instill hygienic habits as well healthy environment. To build sanitary toilets, CRUSADE provides technical help in constructing toilets and contribution towards skilled manpower to the poor communities in Minjur as well Sholvaram blocks. During the year 2012-2013, financial support was provided to 21 members in Minjur block for the construction of toilets. Technical help in constructing toilets and contribution towards skilled manpower was provided by the project.
CRUSADE works with the community to build soak pits for draining waste water used for bathing and household work. During the year 2012-2013, this facility was provided to 33 families.
A Campaign at Akkarambedu village on climate change and environment protection -such as avoiding polythene bags.
Sanitation soak pit built with the support of CRUSADE.
An environmental campaign held at Akkarambedu village, led by the Panchayat President.