WOW Foundation, Caring for the Environment

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WOW Foundation (Wealth Out of Waste) a social startup of Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai, is raising funds to support his venture. It encourages segregation of waste at source level and provides affordable eco-friendly sustainable solid waste management services to small cities of India. Currently we are operating in district city Chhatarpur Madhya Pradesh, India.

Venture is addressing most challenging issues of ENVIRONMENT!
About 4.7 million tonnes of garbage is generated in world everyday and India generates 0.14 million tonnes of municipal solid waste everyday which is the really a huge amount.
Waste collection efficiency in Indian cities is from 50 to 90% and in small cities of India, situation is even worse. Waste management is neglected area, where ignorance, lack of awareness and lack of sensitivity to the environment pose high challenges. Waste management at source is negligible and most of the people don’t care for the environment impact of their actions. People throw waste in roadsides, drains and in open plots, which leads to serious environmental issues like greenhouse gases emission, foul smell and diseases. Due to irregular collection by municipality, waste is left to rot and seep into the groundwater, the soil and the air. This causes incidences of respiratory & skin diseases, dysentery & food poisoning.

What We DO
To bridge the gap, WOW Foundation has taken initiative to solve the waste related problems in these cities. We spread awareness about waste management because we believe that by spreading awareness, half of the problem can we solved. We assist municipality and encourage them to build better waste collection mechanism in city. After collection of waste, we produce high quality organic manure from bio-waste and encourage farmers to use organic manure. We build affordable biogas plants. Apart from regular waste, we provide doorstep recyclable waste collection services and then channelize it to recycling units. For waste collection we are employing rag pickers & scrap dealers and providing them regular salary and social status.
This initiative is being appreciated by Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, TISS Mumbai and the idea got selected for Social Business Creation competition organized by HEC Montréal Canada and Grameen Creative Lab which is working in close collaboration with Nobel laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus.

Received funds will be utilised as mentioned below:
SNParticulars Amount  (Rs)
1Awareness  Campaign(Poster design and printing cost)2000
2Vonteer expenses4000
3Office setup15000
4Rent for 3 months18000
5Customized  eco-friendly waste collecting bicycle61000

If you support our initiative to protect the environment, please DONATE.


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mridul donated Rs.1,000

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