Bhumi Young Changemakers

  • Neha
  • October 26, 2021
  • 2 min read

Children are our greatest treasure. They are our future. Nelson Mandela Bhumi Young Changemakers (BYC), a new project of Catalyse is a volunteering and leadership program for high school students to develop social responsibility skills.  We realise this with the children in the program by taking them through a 3-phased approach: 1. Exposure to change-making […]

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Climate Change Awareness Among Children

  • Neha
  • April 15, 2021
  • 7 min read

What is Climate Change? Climate change is the average change in climatic conditions involving temperature and rainfall in a region over a long period of time. Global climate change refers to the changes in the average conditions over the entire Earth.  It is caused by an accumulation of gases in the atmosphere which has the […]

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Eco-Champs is one of the volunteer-driven programs in Bhumi. We in Eco-Champs believe in investing as much in our volunteers as in our children. Hence for their capacity building, we hold monthly training as well as organize field trips and workshops by external guests. Recently a visit to Jaswant Singh’s garden in Mogappair, Chennai was […]

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Aspirations for a greener future

  • Neha
  • October 30, 2019
  • 2 min read

Vijaylakshmi, one of Bhumi’s Eco Champ volunteers, fondly remembers her school days when she often wondered why were they being taught the story of King Ashoka planting trees. What was so great about an emperor planting trees that it was a part of the school curriculum for years? When I rewind the past for a […]

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Eco-Champs turned a fresh chapter as it joined hands with Chettinad Shrihari Vikasam School for children with special needs.  When the Principal, Meena Chandrasekar shared her vision to have a zero-waste school campus and impart the learning to the 70-odd children with special needs, the Eco-Champs team sat down to brainstorm about  a sensitive and […]

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Eco-Champs Progress Update – Quarter 2 FY18

  • Neha
  • January 1, 2019
  • 1 min read

An initiative of Bhumi to inculcate eco-friendly habits, which mainly involves waste segregation and waste reduction, among children in schools in their day-to-day life. The program is designed to encourage students to connect with the environment through various activities, which aim at inducing behavioural changes that stresses the need for environmental preservation through eco-friendly, sustainable […]

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