is only one way to dispel darkness. By turning on the light. That's precisely
our attempt at - "A Little Love".
Translating this metaphor to real life - we just need to ignite the light
of our awareness and be more sensitive of issues that surround us. From
such a space, right action will inevitably follow.
Where do we begin?
To start with, we are addressing the casual habit of Spitting and Littering
as a precursor to many areas of our obligation to society and this planet.
Why Spitting and Littering?
It is a very basic - black and white issue. Everyone will agree that not
spitting or littering is good for our environment and is respectful towards
How do we carry out the project?
At the heart of this project are children (ages 10 to 13 years old) communicating
the "Intention" and "Promise" to families of their
and Bolts} The Project is planned in three steps:
Interacting with the school - Discuss the
project and schedule the school visits
School visits: (Approx. 30-40 minute
session for each class room)
with children in a fun and loving manner.
the project to them.
them to make a promise to themselves that they will not spit or litter.
each child to go to at least 5 families and request them to make a similar
and sign on the promise note (.pdf).
them with necessary tools and techniques
the signatures from the children, find out about their experience in
out the project and work on making the process more beneficial for
Download the Form:
The best way to understand this project is to read the Promise Form
the PDF file (English)
the PDF file (Gujarati)
5) Last but most importantly:
Spitting and littering are simply tools to communicate a deeper message
here. This project is not about transforming the world, making our city
clean or changing people per se. They may be byproducts of the project.
This initiative really is about bringing greater awareness in our actions
and deeper caring in our hearts. Infusing more kindness in our relationships
and sensitivity in our action, is what we continue to emphasis. And what
better way to communicate that, if not with A Little love?