WaterAid India in collaboration with Bank of America organised a series of employee engagement activities between March and April to sensitise the employees on the need of clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene for communities.
Volunteers at Mangolpuri slum in Delhi.
The volunteers interacted with the community at Mangolpuri slum in Delhi. They held sessions on handwashing, safe handling of water and menstrual hygiene management.
During the sessions, volunteers discussed the importance of handwashing at Mangolpuri slum in Delhi, and also witnessed the various practices adopted by the children.
The volunteers spoke to the children how dirty hands have germs and why everyone should practice handwashing regularly.
Bank of America (BoA) volunteers also promoted good handwashing practices among children in Jai Hind slum in Delhi. The volunteers held discussions to understand the critical role of handwashing in keeping diseases at bay.
Volunteers interacting with the community at Arjun Camp slum in Delhi.
During interactive discussions with the community members, BoA volunteers gauged on the problems faced in accessing water at Jai Hind slum of Delhi.
On World Water Day, around 50 BoA employees participated in an employee engagement activity at their Hyderabad office. The employees attended orientation on the importance of water and its conservation. Some games were also held to sensitise people on the need of clean water.
About 20 volunteers attended an orientation on the importance of segregation of solid waste at source and its management. Later in Khaitalapur slum, a door to door campaign was organised to promote awareness management of waste at the household level. The campaign helped cover approximately 200 households.
On the occasion of Global Giving Month, WaterAid India set up a stall in Bank of America offices in Hyderabad and Gurgaon.
A glimpse of the stall in Delhi.
WaterAid India sensitised people on the need for clean water and engaged them through a game called 'Walk for Water'. The game aimed to create awareness of the fact that there are millions in India who walk miles for something as basic as water.
WaterAid India and Bank of America employees at the stall in Hyderabad.
In Hyderabad, during the day Bank Senior Management - Mr Richard, Chief Operating Officer, Mrs. Bandana Jha, Head - CSR and Mrs. Sangeetha, Vice President and several other employees visited the stall.
Volunteers from Bank of America with WaterAid India team at Jai Hind slum of Delhi.