Project – WATER
Project – WATER was implemented jointly by Soroptimist International of Chembur and Navi Mumbai and Soroptimist Club Dortmund Hellweg, Germany. Drinking water was provided to two villages Khnava village and Umroli village in Raigad district. Soroptimist Club Dortmund Hellweg, Germany funded the project and SI Chembur & Navi Mumbai coordinated with them.
The inauguration of the project – WATER was done in the morning of February 28, 2009 and followed by an International Goodwill and Understanding Meeting organized by SI Chembur & Navi Mumbai. The Soroptimist International clubs in attendance were Soroptimist Club Dortmund Hellweg, Germany, Soroptimist International Pune, SI Bombay West, SI North Bombay, SI Chembur & Navi Mumbai. The President of the NASI Club, National Association of Soroptimist International, India, Mrs.Sheela Rao presided over the meeting.
The agenda for this international goodwill and understanding meeting was to discuss with the SI Dortmund Hellweg club, Germany the adoption of the water harvesting, solar cookers and solar rack projects, helping the Zilla Parishad to overcome some of the problems prevailing in village schools in the Raigad district. A friendship link will be established between the SI Dortmund Hellweg club Germany and SI Chembur and Navi Mumbai.