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What We Do

An effort to change the lives of children and young people

SAVE EARTH

With the ‘LET’S GO GREEN TO MAKE OUR GLOBE CLEAN’ slogan Yatan initiated a tree plantation campaign with school children in Lucknow in March, 2015.

TREE PLANTATION

According to the environmental protection agencies, planting trees is a must if we want to save our planet. Trees not only remove harmful chemicals from the soil, but also help reduce the greenhouses leading to global warming. Go on and see how planting trees helps the environment.

Advantages of planting trees in reducing global warming

1. An average size tree creates sufficient oxygen in one year to provide oxygen for a family of four.
2. Planting trees in the right place around buildings and homes can cut air-conditioning costs up to 50 percent.
3. Planting trees for the environment is good as they are renewable, biodegradable and recyclable.
4. If we plant 20 million trees, the earth will get with 260 million more tons of oxygen.
5. Once acre of trees can remove up to 2.6 tons of Carbon Dioxide each year.
6. During photosynthesis, trees and other plants absorb carbon dioxide and give off oxygen.
7. Trees keep in cheek the air and water pollution.
8. Why planting trees is important is evident as they are the natural habitat of the animals and birds, as well as many endangered species.
9. Planting trees means more wood and paper products which can be easily recycled.
10. A newly planted whole forest, can change tones of atmospheric carbon into wood and other fibrous tissue, thus reducing global warming.

So, start digging immediately if you have the means to plant a tree. There are still too few of them to fully offset the changes brought about by global warming. Automobile traffic, manufacturing and other human activities are playing havoc with our environment. Reduce global warming simply by planting trees for the environment.

EDUCATION

Children are the future of a nation. For an emerging country like India, development of underprivileged children holds the key to the progress of the nation itself, and their education is the cornerstone of this progress. Keeping this view in mind To help these children and to encourage them to come to school on regular basis Yatan distributed stationary and biscuits to school children.

With the ” Children are the most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.”

– JOHN F. KENNEDY

OLD AGE HOME

India is today home to 100 million senior citizens. The pity is that today’s rapid urbanization has overtaken the traditional value-system of our people and shifted their socio-economic priorities. Sons and daughters and their children find no time for the senior citizens in their family. The elderly, who have provided their services and support to the society, feel unloved and neglected at this phase of their lives. Their deteriorating physical strength and other geriatric illnesses add to their difficulties. Their often poor financial condition, lack of affordable health care and the general neglect by society has propelled.

The love and blessings of elders are always cherished. In winters Yatan distributes blankets

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Under project PROTSAHAN ,Yatan encouraged women from rural areas to earn their livelihood. Yatan sold handicrafts,diyas and candles made by rural artisians for better price.

FOOD

Yatan provides freshly cooked lunch to all the children coming to its centres . By providing food we aim to –

  • Avoid classroom hunger
  • Increase school enrolment
  • Increase school attendance
  • Address malnutrition
  • Children eats balanced and fresh cooked meal