Education, Lake Clean-up, Lake Restoration, Pond Restoration, Video, Volunteer, Water story, YouTube

E.F.I’s Eco Lab Batch of 2020 – Our new environmental leaders

In the academic year 2019-20, E.F.I  established an environmental education program called "Eco-Lab" at the Chennai Middle School in Thiruvanmiyur. Students from classes 6th to 8th were invited to participate in sessions, which were conducted every Fridays by E.F.I's Education Team. The motto behind these sessions were to help the students better understand conservation through… Continue reading E.F.I’s Eco Lab Batch of 2020 – Our new environmental leaders

Education, Lake Clean-up, Lake Restoration, Pond Restoration, Restoration, Video, Volunteer, Water story, YouTube

E.F.I’s Mega Volunteering Drive @ Karuppan Kumal-Ambattur, Chennai

Friday, 21st February 2020 The Karuppan Kulam in Ambattur was restored in the summer of 2019 by E.F.I in association with the Greater Chennai Corporation (G.C.C) & the Murugappa group. Prior to the restoration, the Karuppanan Kulam was a makeshift dump yard slowly degrading day by day. The pond went through a scientific restore effort… Continue reading E.F.I’s Mega Volunteering Drive @ Karuppan Kumal-Ambattur, Chennai

Education, Lake Restoration, Pond Restoration, Restoration, Water story

The Adyar Creek- Chennai’s best kept secret

Chennai is know for its beaches, temples, politics, cinema, filter coffee and much more! Very little is talked about how ecologically blessed the megalopolis in the east coast of India is. Chennai is one of the few cities in the world to have 3 rivers that flow through its urban spread. It doesn't end there,… Continue reading The Adyar Creek- Chennai’s best kept secret

Education, Lake Clean-up, Lake Restoration, Pond Restoration, Restoration, Volunteer, Water story

The Makarba Lake – Conservation through Volunteering

Environmentalist Foundation of India (E.F.I) took the first footstep in Ahmedabad at the Makarba Tank. Makarba tank is situated right behind the historical Sarkej Roza Masjid. The  Makarba tank was also the source of water to this monument. Recently due to various reasons of development \ rapid urbanization, the inflow of water to this place… Continue reading The Makarba Lake – Conservation through Volunteering

Education

Giving birds a new home – how students upcycled shoe-boxes to save the environment

Saving nature is not difficult and can be done in creative ways, as students of the NSN group of schools proved! About 150 students participated in E.F.I’s bird nest building workshop and designed unique birdhouses out of their old shoeboxes.  Before the cutting and tinkering started, a short presentation about India’s birds was given to… Continue reading Giving birds a new home – how students upcycled shoe-boxes to save the environment

Education

E.F.I’s DOT- A Leadership Summit

Environmentalist Foundation of India is conducting ‘DOT workshops’ across the cities in India! It is an environmental leadership summit aimed at identifying young environmental leaders from across the schools in India. Through the one-day leadership workshop, we train a batch of 100 students and 50 teachers from across schools in a common venue. The focus subjects… Continue reading E.F.I’s DOT- A Leadership Summit

Education, Lake Clean-up, Volunteer

Swachhta Pakhwada – Indian Oil Partners With E.F.I

The Swachh Bharat Mission has been a revolutionary program, that aims at encouraging every Indian citizen to volunteer towards a clean India. The Indian Oil Corporation part of its commitment to the program and society partnered with Environmentalist Foundation of India (E.F.I) to organize a nationwide volunteer drive at different water bodies. The entire effort… Continue reading Swachhta Pakhwada – Indian Oil Partners With E.F.I