Alvedande

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Ghost nets at Alvedande

Fishermen discard the nets when they get badly damaged. If there are only small wear and tear, they repair. But if the damage is big, they abandon the nets all around. Their material is predominantly non-biodegradable nylon. Disposing such nets is a concern for Khushi Parisara that have tried to outreach local fishermen about its dangers. They…

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Backwaters trash bin

Kumta contribution for Ocean pollution Alongside the road heading to Alvedande, the traditional waste disposal sanctioned by Kalbhag Gram Panchayat, shows itself under these varied shapes                    

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Khushi Parisara failure

between the possibly poorest village (Alvedande) and the potentially richest village (Gokarna) of Uttara Kannada STARTING POINT Khushi parisara considers that the reasons behind the excess of malinya parisara do not result from the high population density, but from density of ignorance (avidya); it is not also because there is bad or ill-will, but because…

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Handling Waste & Sanitation

ALVEDANDE, is a small village at the Kalbhag Gram Panchayat   The hamlet is predominantly composed of gabit community (fishermen), but there are also gavadi (farmers). This village where we live was busting garbage everywhere – despite some of it being burned early morning in the choola, some of it dumped on the drain, on…

Report

Report 2016-2017

REPORT on Why KHUSHI PARISARA and waste management? Because waste, in its infinite varieties, is the biggest threat to environment. Then, after the Solid & Plastic Waste Management Rules, the Karnataka Police Act, the Karnataka Municipalities Act, KP has elaborated a comprehensive MoU  shared last January with stakeholders, reminding (rather requesting) more or less simple…

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Alvedande venture 2015-2017

STARTING POINT Khushi parisara considers that the reasons behind the excess of malinya parisara do not result from the high population density, but from density of ignorance (avidya); it is not also because there is bad or ill-will, but because of un-mindfulness and unawareness. In order to reduce and eradicate malinya parisara is just necessary to update or provide knowledge.…