Newsletter - June 2020
In the present COVID-19 pandemic, the following African story “Ubuntu – I am because we are” will help all of us to overcome the problems.
The motivation behind the Ubuntu culture in Africa ………….
An anthropologist proposed a game to an African tribal children ………….
He placed a basket of sweets near a tree. And made the children stand 100 meters away. Then announced that whoever reaches first would get all the sweets in the basket. When he said “Ready Steady Go!”.
Do you know what the children did, they all held each other’s hand, ran together towards the tree, divided the sweets equally among themselves, ate the sweets and enjoyed it.
When the anthropologist asked them why they did so …
They answered ………… “Ubuntu” which meant – “How can one be happy when the others are sad?”
Ubuntu in their language mean – “I am because we are” a strong massage for all generations.
Let all of us always have this attitude and spread happiness wherever we go.
Let us have a “Ubuntu life - I am because we are”.
This month’s newsletter has the following highlights:
- Dr. Sanjay Banerji in his blog writes about Sustainable Development Goal – 6 (Water and Sanitation)
- Shri.Paranthamam and Premkumar, REACH Foundation writes on Archaeology of Rameswaram in Tamil
- Covid-19 related work by Hand in Hand Inclusive Development Services, Chennai.
- World Environment Day celebration by Green Rameswaram Trust
- World Yoga day celebration by Green Rameswaram Trust
- Regular events of Social capital and finally a power point presentation on Eco-tourism by Shri.Sridhar.
With best wishes,Editorial Team
Green Rameswaram Project
Rameswaram - 623526
Ph: 04573 - 222296(office)
Sustainable Development Goal-6
This month we shall discuss the sixth Sustainable Development Goal: Clean Water and Sanitation.
In this blog, we shall try to explain:
- What it is and why is this relevant
- What are its indicators and targets?
- Where do we stand in India?
- What can we do to support the goal?
Solid Waste Management
Environment Day Celebration
Promoting Rameswaram Tourism –
Television Tower (Doordarshan)
Landscaping and Beautification
World Environment Day 2020 Celebrations
1. Online Competitions
- Announcement – FB, WhatsApp
- Group formation
- Registration Management
- Conduct on June 3rd Best Clips
- Selection and announcement
2. Distribution of prizes – District Collector Function
3. Distribution of prizes – Gandhigram Trust function
Green Health -
International Yoga Day Celebrations
Green Rameswaram Trust
Online International Yoga Championship
Green Rameswaram Trust