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.

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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

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Lights for life

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