World Environment Day Rally at Don Bosco Institute in Nepal

Don Bosco Society organized Rally on World Environment Day brings together the local Administration and the community and dozen of neighborhood schools

Theme: “Land Restoration, Desertification, and Drought Resilience”

By DB SHARE-N- The social service wing of the society

For the first time, on the occasion of the World Environment Day, “A Public Awareness Rally” was organized by the Don Bosco Institute, Thecho Lalitpur in partnership with Godawari Municipality ward No-12, Thecho. “The rally aimed to raise awareness about environmental protection and encourage collective action towards sustainability” said the Rector of the Institute.

The primary objectives of the environment day rally were, to raise awareness about the importance of environmental conservation, to engage the community in proactive environmental actions, to inspire participants to adopt sustainable practices in their daily lives and to advocate for stronger environmental policies and practices.

The Rally took off at 8:00 A.M from the precincts of the local administrative office and ended at Don Bosco Institute, Thecho Lalitpur, covering a distance of 3 km and featured messages spread through various creative activities like tableaux, banners, placards, and slogans. 

The rally saw enthusiastic participation from 920 individuals, including students and teachers, from ten secondary schools, Nepal Police and various CSOs like Waste Management Organization (Shirijanship Sewa Pvt. Ltd) and Health Volunteers. Notable figures such as the Chairman of the local administration and prominent environmental activities addressed the crowd, emphasizing the importance of collective action in tackling environmental challenges.

The rally, supported by Jugend Eine Welt (JEW), Austria, emphasized tree plantation, preservation of biodiversity, and the need for sustainable living practices.

Don Bosco Society, a member of Don Bosco Green Alliance conducts agricultural training and runs a variety of vocational training programs at its center.