1734 AXA-DBDS Project: Climate Change Awareness session 

Pune, August 2023: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) organized four Climate Change awareness session for 96 people under the aegis of ‘Women Empowerment Project’  supported by AXA business services. The details are as follows:

First session was organized on 3rd August 2023 at Thite Wasti slum for 22 children. Mrs. Lata Gaikwad was the resource person. 

Second session was organized on 4th August 2023 at Suraksha Nagar slum for 18 children. Mrs. Madhura Kokane was the resource person. 

Third session was organized on 5th August 2023 at St Paul School for 39 children. Prof. Ramesh Gopale was the resource person. 

Fourth session was organized on 14th August 2023 at Subhash Nagar slum for 17 children. Mr Ramesh Gaikwad was the resource person. 

The objective of the workshops was to make children aware and take action for climate change adaptation measures, such as adjustments in natural and man-made systems to reduce the likely impacts of climate change. The Resource Persons covered following topics:

Air Pollution & impact to human body 

Land Pollution & impact to human body

Water Pollution & impact to human body

Sound pollution and impact to human health 

Water conservation, Waste Management 

Reduce, reuse and recycle 

These were interactive session where the participants asked questions which were answered by the resource person. After the sessions snacks were distributed to all.