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Old Clothes Donation – Satpuda Foundation Amravati

Saturday, June 4th, 2011 | mumbaihikers | NGOs Maharashtra,Uncategorized

Lyla Bavadam – a member of Satpuda Foundation has started a “Cloth Bank” in Duda education Van. Lyla work with the Hindu newspaper and also write in Frontline magazine. She could manage to send the cloths from Mumbai regularly for the tribals of Melghat Tiger Reserve.

Lyla started supplying old cloths regularly to Nature Conservation Society Amravati. Volunteers of NCSA added some efforts in packaging those cloths while distribution. Duda van distributed these cloths to the needy children and tribals from Melghat Tiger Reserve.

After Lyla initiated this, many volunteers and members of Satpuda Foundation and Nature Conservation Society Amravati have started collecting cloths and donating to Duda. “Duda” education van goes from village to village in Melghat to play and interact with tribal children and elders about the importance of Tigers and its protection. This “Cloth Bank” through Education van”Duda, could provide cloths to some 200 people in Melghat so far.

You also may join this initiative. Please send the package at our office address.
Amravati Office
Satpuda Foundation
“Pratishtha”, Bharat Nagar, Akoli Road,
Near Sai Nagar, Amravati – 444607,
Maharashtra, India.

Tel: (O) 91-721-2511966

Nagpur Office
Satpuda Foundation
201, “Sapphire”, Bharat Nagar, Puranik Layout, Amravati Road,
Nagpur – 440001 , Maharashtra, India.

Tel: (O) 91-712-2557320

We impart anti-poaching training to forest and wildlife wing staff and other select individuals, conduct anti-poaching operations to stop the illegal wildlife trade in central India, conduct detailed field investigations in areas that are considered particularly important for the tiger, assess the environmental impacts of developmental projects such as dams and mines, undertake specific research programmes to guide the framing of wildlife conservation policies, assist villagers who seek voluntary rehabilitation from Protected Areas, impart education to young conservationists, and do community conservation work in villages surrounding Sanctuaries, National Parks and Tiger Reserves to reduce human-wildlife conflict.


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  1. namaskar,
    I want to donate some used cloths i.e. sarees, full pant and shirts. it includes cloths of school going girl aged 13. let me know about to collection from our residence or how can we approach ?

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