NWA/GGNO Chapanala 1 light distribution

Nature & Wildlife Association/Green Guard Nature Organization in Chapanala part 1 light distribution

On October 26 2017 NWA, GGNO and the Assam Forest Department held their inaugural meeting for

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at Chapanala in Assam and distributed 500 headlamps to 54 villages in Chapanala’s Human Elephant conflict areas.


These lights are meant for increased safety and to aid village teams in mitigating Human Elephant Conflict.

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Honorable guests                                                                         Honorable guests

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Lights for life- Food to live at the local meeting hall                        NWA’s Nani and Andy handing lights to villagers

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Assamese welcome for Andy Merk                                               GGNO staff and local crowd

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Nani Fouad addressing the audience                               GGNO’s Ranjan Barthakur acting as translator

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GGNO’s Dulu Bora explaining the project                                                   Light distribution

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GGNO secretary general Rithuraj Phukan talking to the media             NWA president Andy Merk with the press

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A watchful crowd                                            NWA secretary general Nani Fouad with Andy Merk

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Honorable guests                                                                   Andy Merk in his speech

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Paintings by local artist Jutika Bora Bhuyan                                                   Great attendance

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Lights for life – Food to live in Chapanala                                         Suvashis Das, DFO in his address

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A local school teacher explaining HEC in the area              Shamsher Singh, IAS Deputy commissioner&District Magistrate

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                       Performance by a local dance group                                                       Dulu Bora and Andy Merk

GGNO director general Dr. Kamal Bhuyan speaking


Lights for life

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