-by Javed Sheikh
Asthra Foundation organised Beach Cleaning Drive in Uttan as part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
MUMBAI: In a bid to create awareness and to preserve the beauty of one of the beaches of UTTAN, a coastal town just north of Mumbai in Thane district of Maharashtra.
Mrs Geeta B Jain Founder – President of Asthra Foundation an NGO working towards cause of Women Empowerment & Girl Child Education organised a special clean-up drive initiative along a three-kilometer coastal area of the UTTAN beach on Tuesday, October 2, 2018.
Approximately 150 people which included college students and members of the local churches actively participated in the drive by volunteering for the cleaning activity. Asthra Foundation carried out the clean-up drive in conjunction with Volunteers as well as the local residents.
“The beach cleaning activity aims to help preserve the beauty of the UTTAN Beach and at the same time educate the community at large about the need to keep our beaches clean.” said Geeta B Jain.
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