Senapati: Let’s Do It! India celebrated World Cleanup Day in Senapati District spearheaded by 7 Sister’s Foundation, Tribal Knowledge Foundation, Rise Senapati Volunteering Group and Tsiibe Foundation on Saturday. The event witnessed the participation of more than 5000 volunteers consisting of district administrations, various civil society, youth organizations and educational institutions from different corners of Senapati District volunteering to make a difference.
Saveio Khole, Let’s Do It! India, co-ordinator, NorthEastern states in his keynote address welcomed the volunteers and highlighted the significance of Let’s do it! India. He quipped, “No waste just goes away, it ends up in our neighbour’s place”.
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Sharing his solidarity, the chief guest of the event, Lorho S Pfoze, Member of Parliament, Outer Manipur (ST) lauded the revolutionary initiative and expressed his joy of seeing young leaders joining the rest of the world in its mission to revive and make our Mother Earth a better place to live in for everyone. He called upon every persons to collectively contribute their part in revitalizing the declining environment bit by bit before it gets too late.
“As we join the rest of the world in this historic movement, let us be reminded that it was because of our forefathers that we have our today and it will be because of our action today that our next generation will have their tomorrow”, he exhorted the congregation.
D.John Sha, MFS,DFO Senapati, the guest of honour reminded the participants that everyday is a clean up day.
In his speech, he stated that each one of us should be responsible in keeping our surroundings clean and that living a hygienic life should be a habit and not a burden. He further added, “Keeping our surrounding clean means we are living a healthy life. If our wastage are disposed off improperly, it pollutes our aquatic and terrestrial ecosystem.”
The event ended with a declaration by the organizers to award the three best educational institutions in the next edition of World Clean Up Day, 2023 to encourage healthy competition and sustained cleanliness.