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Bilbilal P Saji - Selected for The Social Hackathon 2.0

Bilbilal , hailing from Muvattupuzha is a BSc Physics Graduate and currently pursuing his Master's in Social Work - Disaster Management from Loyola College of Social Sciences, Trivandrum. The change he wants is to change himself, as a part of it he selected MSW as his PG because of his passion. As a human being he saws a lot of injustice and inequality in his surroundings, in different ways a lot are illiterate, lot are facing discrimination on the basis of caste like that, this need to be changed and everyone should treat as a HUMAN BEING with blood and flesh. Every one needs to understand the seriousness of Climate change and understand about the importance of Environment protection. Our project is to fight against climate change and gave a support for the people of Anjengo. Everyone needs to understand that without environment there is no Life. His dream is to make his life an inspiration for others and also start an NGO with his colleagues for Human beings and Environment protection. He served as a Volunteer of NCC during UG and Volunteer of NSS in PG Days. During Kerala Flood time he was an active Volunteer in Flood related activities at Nirmala College and as a part of NCC he served as SPECIAL POLICE OFFICER during Election of 2019,2020,2021. As a member of DYFI he took part in collecting food materials for the people of Medical College Ernakulam. He has done his Internships at Hume Centre for Ecology & Wildlife Biology, Wayanad and Snehamaram, Anjengo. At Hume, he had done Survey on Zoonotic Diseases.


SOCIAL ISSUE

Anjengo is a tiny coastal village of Thiruvananthapuram, which is surrounded by Kadinamkulam Kayal in the east and The Arabian Sea in the west. Sea erosion and coastal flooding are the major problems they have been facing for the last 7 years . Day by day it is becoming threat to the land and lives of the people of Anjengo. But there is no proper solution has been made yet.


PROPOSED SOLUTION

  • To construct a Mangrooove nursary by collecting Mangroove saplings from Kallen Pokkudan Mangroove Tree Trust.

  • To plant Mangrooves in Anjengo area to resist the sea erosion and coastal flooding

  • To involve the youths of Anjengo in planting. And this will help them to have an awareness about their problems and the importance of environment protection.


CONCERNS

Because day by day the land of Anjengo area is depleting, and it affects the livelyhood and life of the people of this area. And as a result their poverty increased. To have a better life for them the land of Anjengo should be protected properly. And there are many dropouts in this area. By involving them in this programme, their standard and importance of education improves a lot. And moreover that, we are human beings, it's our duty to protect our environment . Without environment, there is no life.


PROJECT: ROOT OF FUTURE


DESCRIPTION:

To save Anjengo area from sea erosion and coastal flooding by constructing a Mangroove nursery by collecting plants from kallen pokkudans mangroove tree trust and to plant Mangrooves in the area of Anjengo to protect this area from their dangerous situation. To involve the youths of this area into this programme.


AIMS & OBJECTIVES

  • To save the people of Anjengo from sea erosion and coastal flooding and by involving the youths of anjengo area which help them to know about the importance of knowledge

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

  • GOAL 13: Climate Action

 

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