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Lavanya's Initiative

Updated: May 31, 2023

The story is about a girl named Lavanya. This young girl discovered the sanitation problem in her village, especially open defecation and this incident motivated Lavanya to come up with an idea to engage the local government to solve sanitation issues in her village. Now, she is an ambassador for the rural sanitation program. Then, she explained the waste degradation time for different types of waste through a program called Trash Talk, and Garbage Facts, this has helped the participants to realize the seriousness of the problem and the need for action for solving the issue. The participants raised some queries regarding the beliefs and myths about single-use plastic, a shared personal stories about switching to eco-friendly products like bamboo brushes, combs, carrying their own cloth bags to reduce the plastic waste problem.

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