Environmental Justice Sector
Centering its Environmental Justice Sector, SKS Foundation takes pride with its engagement in disseminating environmental and climate change messages relating to awareness building & adaptation in the communities and promoting livelihood resilience of the disaster vulnerable households. Climate-resilient agricultural practices (adaptations) have increasingly been visible across households and farms supported by SKS Foundation. The Organization has promoted diversified approaches & achievements in partnership with different development partners & actors while the respective community people themselves are taking lead in environment conservation at their respective homestead and any sort of climatic adaptation at the community.
As part of it, SKS Foundation has been promoting multipurpose tree plantation, conservation of natural energy by mobilizing its program participants. Promotion of early warning system relating to monsoon flood, river erosion, etc, awareness raising on tornado, thunder bolt as natural hazards have been underway in the program areas especially in remote char land. Adaptation relating to agriculture pattern & product, disaster preparedness for protection of small rural enterprises, etc are covered as components under this sectoral intervention.
Believing in safe water & sanitation for safer environment, SKS Foundation has significantly been contributing the communities both in the rural & urban areas with the improvement of water, sanitation and hygiene coverage. Promotion of inclusive water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities in schools and community health centers are some significant achievement areas of SKS Foundation’s Environmental Justice Sector. Centering the growing concern environmental hazards and impact of climate change, the underlying themes of this Sector are as follows:
- Emergency response
- Climate change adaptation
- Community-based disaster preparedness
- Tree plantation
- Organic farming
- Environmental sanitation
- Fecal sludge management
- Waste management
- Institution-based disaster risk reduction
- Renewable energy