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Schools lead the way, one at a time!

Transform Lives one school at a time makes tremendous impact!

A significant increase in school enrollment has been noticed in schools renovated under Transform Lives one school at a time in Alwar, Rajasthan. A high school was inaugurated in Chilamathur Mandal of Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, under the program. Many thanks to Sehgal Foundation’s generous donors for their continued support. 

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Latest at Sehgal Foundation

   
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Celebrating twenty years of working together with rural communities! 
To mark Sehgal Foundation’s twenty years of empowering work with rural communities, a Partnership Appreciation celebration was held on September 20, 2019. Read more . . . 

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Participation in UNCCD COP 14 
Sehgal Foundation showcased its work in water and land sustainability at a stall at the United Nations Convention on Climate Change and Desertification (UNCCD) also by hosting a panel discussion on how the foundation is addressing land and water sustainability held at India Pavilion in UNCCD COP 14 India. Chaired by Anjali Makhija, chief operating officer, Sehgal Foundation, the session had presentations by Lalit Sharma, director, Adaptive Technologies, and Pooja O Murada, director, Communications, about technological interventions in water for semiarid areas and how community radio programming is building awareness on land and water sustainability. The message, "Nature protects if she is protected," reverberated throughout the event.

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Sehgal Foundation wins CSR Impact Award
Sehgal Foundation received the 6th CSR Impact Award in WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) category at the Dalmia Bharat and NGO Box CSR Summit held in New Delhi on September 27–28, 2019. Anjali Makhija, chief operating officer of Sehgal Foundation also spoke at a Special Session on “Cluster based Approach in CSR: Collaborations for Impacts."

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Visit by Governor of Telangana
Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan, governor of Telangana, visited Sehgal Foundation's "Water and Wastewater Resource Centre" exhibition stall at Rural Technology Park-NIRDPR, Hyderabad. Sehgal Foundation projects, especially on rooftop rainwater harvesting in schools, biosand filters, and the creation of freshwater pockets in saline zones for improving lives of rural communities, were showcased. 

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Community Story

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Orchard farming in water-scarce Rajasthan
By Jincy Chacko
At a time when farming and agriculture’s share in the nation’s economy is declining due to high growth rates in industrial and services sector, several smallholder farmers are an exception to the present trends by practicing progressive farming methods that are remunerative and innovative. Read more . . . 

Special Report

Triggering Community Participation for Efficient Water Management in Rural Nuh
By Debika Goswami 
Panchayati Raj institutions (PRIs) have an important role in mobilizing and igniting participation of local communities, creating awareness about the importance of Jal Sanchay (water conservation). Read more . . . 

Publications

IOSR Journal of Environmental Science

Removal of Fluoride from Groundwater of District Nuh, Haryana using Dolomite as a Sorbent. Read paper . . . 

Saline Futures Conference

Building small farmers’ capacities on climate-resilience farming in saline affected regions of Haryana.

Read abstract . . . 

Blog

New areas of collaborative research 
The University of Iowa (UI), located in an agricultural state in the American Midwest, has a longstanding connection with Sehgal Foundation, headquartered in Iowa’s state capitol, Des Moines, and with S M Sehgal Foundation in India. Read more . . . 

News and Media

Editorial Team: Arti Manchanda Grover, Marly Cornell, Pooja O. Murada

Contributors: Allen Bradley, Debika Goswami, Jincy Chacko, Libby Casavant 

Photo credits: Sehgal Foundation staff

Design and Production: Communications team

   
 
 
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