Saturday, August 30, 2014

Tree for Harmony 2014 - Invitation to all Peace Makers, Organisations

Mission Bhartiyam will be observing ‘Tree For Harmony: 2014’ during 16-21 September. This will be our third year of Tree for Harmony. Earlier it has been observed in the year 2013 and 2012.

TFH is an initiative by Mission Bhartiyam,where we, along with other organizations observe a week for Environment and Peace.This week starts with 16th Sep (Int. Ozone Layer Protection Day) and ends with 21st Sep (Int. Day for Peace).

In our two earlier TFH weeks during last years, we had observed it in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal with the help of organizations there. Many schools and people participated; they showed their concern for Environment and Peace.  Paintings, tree plantations, discussions etc were being done. Other major collaborators in previous years were The Catalyst-Pakistan, The Tree Bangladesh, YFN-Nepal, CMS Lucknow, Paryavaran Jagriti Abhiyan New Delhi, UYASD Orrisa, Al nahian School Bangladesh, Gyan Mandir Public School New Delhi, Sai memorial school New Delhi, India Art & Architecture etc.

Reports of previous years also available at solutions exchange website at: ftp://ftp.solutionexchange.net.in/public/clmt/resource/res_info_11101201.pdf (2012) &

With the concept of Tree for Harmony, we say that we all must be like a tree. A tree has quality to ‘give’ (oxygen) equally to everyone without any self motive, it has quality to expand its roots like humanity should, it has quality to grow itself together with growth of stems and leaves, like a society or a country or a region for a collective growth. 

Now, this year again we will be observing the week with the concept of Tree for Harmony. With this campaign every year, we are trying to build a movement of sensitization of people towards Peace and Environment both and how both is the most important requirement of human being but both are degrading and therefore need protection. We, as a people have every possibility to bring the change and we must be aware and to make others aware that we care our environment, our co existence and the peace of within and outside.  

We would like to invite you/your organisation to join hands with us. Below are the proposed activities and timeline. 

Activities that can be done:  Tree plantation, Peace and harmony discussion, Awareness about environment and peace in village, blocks, schools, Message writing, painting, essay etc on Environment and Peace. 

Timeline: 

You can send your name in advance if you will collaborate: latest by: 4th September 
Release of list of all collaborators: 10th September
TFH Week: 16-21 September
Submission of reports and photographs by collaborators: 25 September
Release of compiled report of TFH-2014 : 01st October 

Financial Assistance/ Any other benefit: Please note that presently TFH campaign is neither receiving any fund nor providing any fund for activities. 

Materials: You can use your own banner along with logo of Tree for Harmony and text "Tree for Harmony - 2014 (16-21 September) week". We will also send an email for a draft banner and pamphlet till 3rd September to all confirmed collaborators, however you are free to use your own designed programs and materials. 

Till now confirmed collaborators:

Mahila Margdarshi Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Rural reconstruction Organisation, Orrisa, India
Utkal Youth And Social Development Organisation, Orrisa, India
The Catalyst, Islamabad, Pakistan
DEAP Development Organisation, Chakwal, Punjab, Pakistan
Dharti Development Foundation, Sindh, Pakistan
Zindagi Development Organisation, Pakistan
Shadow Human Development Organisation, Ghotki, Pakistan
Youth Association for Development, Quetta, Pakistan
Sri Lanka-United Nations Friendship Organisation (SUNFO)

*Participation in campaign can be done without providing confirmation and for all such collaborators, their name and report will be included at the time of report compilation. But in all such cases, reports must be submitted as per timeline i.e. 25 September

Please let us know if you have any queries. You can mail us or call at +91 8395866668, +91 9958907799, +91 9582129927

Regards,

Team Mission Bhartiyam

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