1747 AXA-DBDS Project: Climate Change Awareness session 

Pune, September 2023: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) organized three  Climate Change awareness session for 81 people under the aegis of ‘Women Empowerment Project’  supported by AXA business services. The details are as follows:

First session was organized on 8th September 2023 at Darawade Mala slum for 21 ladies. Mr. Ramesh Gaikwad was the resource person. 

Second session was organized on 14th September 2023 at Wadgaon Sheri slum for 15 ladies  . Mr. Ramesh Gaikwad was the resource person. 

Third session was organized on 16th September 2023 at PCMC Urdu School for 45 children. Prof. Lekraj Pathak  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.