Appreciation of Hard Work

45 degree Celsius, a facility with roof of metal sheets, dealing with recyclable waste....... This is what is being done day-in & day-out by Paryavaran Mitra team with absolute sincerity and dedication. As a token of gratitude and appreciation for this effort, a gathering was organised at Seva Cafe. The families of the team members were also invited so that they can also take a pride in the... Continue Reading

  • May 21, 2017
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Holistic Service…..

Holistic is a word we commonly use while sharing about our way of serving. This is one of the many cases depicting the way we actually practice it. Geetaben Gaylabhai is one of the 40,000 incredible rag-picking women of Ahmedabad. Due to a series of downside faced by the family, they ended up in vicious debt cycle. Her husband went into depression leaving her as the sole bread earner of the... Continue Reading

  • May 13, 2017
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Students – The Best Teacher

What better way could be there of spreading love and compassion than through kids. In pursuit of our mission of bringing respect and dignity to Paryavaran Mitras, we are engaging with students of our city. We are involving them into a series of activities which gives them holistic knowledge about Waste & its management, rag-picking women & their phenomenal work and Mother Earth & our role for... Continue Reading

  • May 1, 2017
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Saturday Special with a Purpose…..

It was a great learning experience for Paryavaran Mitra sisters to visit Gramshree, a sister organisation giving skilled based livelihood opportunities to women. This was the first visit of paryavaran Mitra sisters to Gramshree. They were welcomed with great love and respect in our traditional manner. Neetaben and Anamikaben (Leaders- Social Wing) spoke about the vision behind the centre and... Continue Reading

5th Profit Sharing Event

In Paryavaran Mitra, we aim to have a co-operative as a final institution wherein our lovely sisters will be the owners and we will just be the facilitators. As a part of our model we purchase-sell the recyclables collected by our sisters. In the whole process we earn some profit which is then shared back with the sisters on bi-yearly basis in terms of groceries, education fee for their kids or... Continue Reading