As specialists of Youth Inclusion, Life Project 4 Youth decided to replicate its model and establish a Green Village solution in West Bengal: An entrepreneurial sustainable hub providing a platform boosting the professional inclusion of 240 Young Women per Year, 30 km from the city of Kolkata. It is also a community eco-village and catalyst oriented as the Youth host events and learning activities with the community in order to share professional decent world, digital inclusion and environment preservation.
In 2021, the team decided to focus their attention on the village of Kulai, in West Bengal, crossing challenged areas prone to human trafficking, women exclusion, and facing rural challenges along with a limited access to many resources. Close to Kolkata’s slums, it could also answer the urban challenges of extreme poverty. In this small-sized village (3,000 inhabitants), an ancient family house, abandoned, was presented to renovate to the LP4Y Catalysts. From an unvalorized building, was born the Green Village West Bengal.
Green because of its building eco-renovation and sensitization. Through the way our facilities and waste are managed, a better use of resources is thought of, at a lesser energy cost. Through partners, valorising eco-consciousness and training the Youth, for a cleaner, greener India, the community and the Youth are impacted, and can replicate a virtuous model : cultivate organic, compositing, steps of dishwashing, use of ecological cleansers such as bioenzymes…
Village because of its powerful link with the village community, through its ecosystem, Youth from LP4Y are true actors of change and organize Community activities, which are designed to highlight the importance of social bonds, women empowerment and citizenship as learning activities to empower their community, but also trash challenges, sport events…
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