Projects in Progress
The Forward Foundation
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* Suphalam
- Solid Waste Management
Team is working at both macro and micro levels to develop sustainable solutions in managing Solid Waste in Urban as well as Rural areas for better living.

Created a process and set of procedures for a pilot project during Feb-March 2014. Successfully executed one month pilot project with the help of elected representatives, government officials and civic members. We have come up with waste characteristics document that was acknowledged by various organizations working in the field of SWM in Bangalore and abroad. Working towards implementing pilot project study in a bigger way.

# This project needs interns who can work as volunteers and gain experience working in social space. Please contact on below given phone number.
Articles
# Learnings from Gujarat, Recommendations for Bangalore
# Report on Solid Waste Management in Gujarat>
# Solid Waste Characterization
# Report on Dry Waste Collection Centres
# Solid Waste Management - Piece of ground Work

Photos & Videos
# Study tour to Gujarat
# Manual Waste Transfer at Puttanahalli
# Manual Scavenging in Lakshmipura Dumpyard
# How to: Segregation at Source

* Sarala
- Solution for easy waste pickup cart
Creating a clean, easy and sustainable solution for Pourakarmikas. Demo cart is ready for field trials!

* Suchi
- Low-Cost High-Tech Sanitation Solution
Team is working on a low cost, high-tech and sustainable Sanitation solution; SUCHI Proposal.
Pilot project is underway. Once goes into implementation, project will elevate Indian Sanitation Standard compared to other countries in few years.
# Sanitation Solution project is open and ready for donations.

* Snehi
- All-Weather, Low-cost, Sustainable Bus Shelters
Team is working (currently in design stage) in developing shelters that can withstand all kinds of weather and also self-sustainable for decades.
# This project requires a volunteer CAD engineer or architect who can create a blueprint from the rough sketches.

* Solarice
- Ice from Solar energy for storing perishable sea food
Solar Energy based Sustainable chain of cold storages for fishing villages along the coastal line. Currently capacity designing is in progress with rough estimates. Project will be a ground breaking asset for all fishing villages. Initial implementation may start in next 0-2 months period depends on the funds inflow.
# This project requires immediate donors for implementation.

* Mythri
- Rural Girl Child Menstrual Education
Project was developed by Sinu Joseph and Vyjayanthi. The Forward Foundation helped to reach the project to all the girl children in the age group of 10 to 16 years across Karnataka state by introducing the project lead to the Depart of Public Instruction through NHRM. The Forward Foundation also helped in burning required set of Student's Hand Guide and Supervisor's Hand Guide in DVDs.
Contact us if you are interested to implement in your state and in your language.

* Punarjan
- Lakes Rejuvenation, Future life saving craters

Rain Water saving is very important in the current generation. The Forward Foundation is in a process to takeup lakes and rivers rejuvenation works not only in Bangalore but across Karnataka state. Low cost lake rejuvenation sustainable procedures are planned to address drinking water shortage and also for farming needs. Some of the successful projects where trustees involved in rejuvenation were:

# Kaikondanahalli Lake, Bangalore suburb, Karnataka, India
# Lower & Upper Ambalipura Lakes, Bangalore suburb, Karnataka, India
# Pavagada Lake, Karnataka, India
# Kumudavathi river, Karnataka, India
# Vedavathi river, Karnataka, India
We are here to help with our expertise and network in lake/river rejuvenation if any good soul wants to rejuvenate their nearby lake(s).

The Forward Foundation
24/B, Harulur Village
Bangalore - 560 102
Karnataka, India
Phone: +91 9886071019
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