January 21, 2023
This Indian Village Plants 111 Trees every time a Baby Girl is born!
Piplantri village is tackling environmental preservation, women's empowerment, & unemployment.
For the residents of Piplantri(village in India) Infanticide & female feticides were not unknown crimes.
India has sociologists worried because of the rapidly dropping sex ratio in several regions.
Shyam Sunder Paliwal’s efforts in this community has provided a model for social reformation.
111 trees are planted by family members to commemorate the birth of a baby girl.
The trees’ upkeep is occasionally handled by women's self-help groups & older women.
Shyam added a no. of provisions to ensure that the development occurred not only at school but also at home.
An oath is taken by all parents on a stamp paper, agreeing to all the provisions.
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