Women are taking control of their lives by means of financial literacy and entrepreneurship
Community members capacitated to combat Air Pollution
Students have access to safe and hygienic sanitary facilities
Responding to the call given by the Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi towards eliminating single-use plastic, United Way Delhi with support from partners including Amway, AMCHAM, Carrier, Genpact, GE, Stryker among others under the Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan organised the India Plog Run.
1500+ ploggers joined in Delhi NCR at 14+ sites and collected a whooping 1.75 tonnes of plastic which was channelized through our recycling partner Trashonomy.
For detailed report Click here: United Way India Plog Run Report
In an excellent example of philanthropy, Mrs. Vishakha Budhraja, Founder of Palladium Design Studio pledged 1 lakh rupees through United Way Delhi towards supporting a women entrepreneur, a student and youth from underprivileged community.
Aimed at motivating the beneficiaries, Mrs. Budhraja held an interactive session with the entrepreneurs and youth at the United Way Delhi office.
On the International Day of Sports for Development and Peace, HCL Foundation in partnership with United Way Delhi, had volunteers paint the boundary wall of Itteda Upper Primary School’s sports complex under its flagship project “Sports for Change”.
United Way Delhi, as a proud partner, steered with Genpact to package over 10,000 hygiene kits to be distributed across India. Made from recycled newspaper, the drive not only raises awareness about personal hygiene but also instills a spirit of reducing waste within the volunteers.
A massive spot cleaning drive was organized for volunteers of Bosch pan India by various United Way Chapters including United Way Delhi. The cleanliness drive was held at the Walled City, Fatehpuri to Lahori Gate. The drive was organized under the theme of Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan.
Over 70 Volunteers from Genpact along with United Way Delhi’s staff marked their contribution in making the walls of government school in Suncity, Gurgaon, colorful for the students. They painted the walls of school under the themes of sports and learning, with a motive of increasing the enrolment and admission rate in the school.
Under the theme of Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, United Way Delhi organized a clean up drive for the volunteers of Genpact at Government Primary School in Suncity, Gurgaon. Over 35 volunteers from Genpact along with United Way Delhi’s staff participated in the same with an aim to make the school cleaner and healthier for the children.
A paper bag making drive for the volunteers of Genpact was organized by United Way Delhi. Local vendors were identified and provided with an alternative of paper bags to their regular plastic bags. The volunteers created the bio-degradable paper bags and made an appeal to the local vendors to use them instead of the plastic ones.
United Way Delhi mobilized over 400 volunteers for HUL’s Plastic Banega Fantastic movement at Yamuna Ghat, Kalindi Kunj and ITO. The volunteers collected the plastic waste out of Yamuna. The initiative used the plastic waste to create recycled objects like school furniture and spectacles.