Bodhi is a Sanskrit term meaning "enlightenment" or "awakening." It refers to the understanding of truth, which is possessed by a bodhisattva. In ancient scriptures, the path to liberation from the cycle of rebirth (moksha) is a path of coming out of delusional beliefs to find the Truth. This path is referred to as the awakening, which results in an understanding of life and consciousness -- or Bodhi
This Bodhi or awareness should be about comprehending that Literacy in today’s times and in years to come is not just about learning to read and write but a way to develop skills, earn livelihood and be a productive member of the family. This also helps in shaping the shared prosperity and inclusive economic growth agenda of the Nation. We are witnessing an Economic growth that is accompanied by a shift in the composition of GDP away from agriculture to the higher-value-added industrial and service sectors. People employed in these sectors need different skills and more education and training than those in a predominantly agricultural economy
This Bodhi or awareness should also be about tackling climate change by major green expanse restoration effort with a goal of planting trees across the planet especially in the areas that have been ravaged by the nature’s fury. Afterall, trees provide so many benefits to our everyday lives. They filter clean air, provide fresh drinking water, help curb climate change, and create homes for thousands of species of plants and animals
One step towards cleanliness, the most passionate and significant campaign ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ by the Government of India led by Hon’ble PM Shri Narendra Modi galvanized the people into action and woke their conscious out of the slumber to take note of cleanliness and sanitation which has mostly been a ‘taken for granted concern’! Getting inspired by this revolutionary Call to Action, Bodhi works on collaborative framework in the areas of sanitation and waste management to ensure cleaner India
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. These 17 Goals build on the successes of the Millennium Development Goals, while including new areas such as climate change, economic inequality, innovation, peace and justice etc among other priorities. The goals are interconnected – often the key to success on one will involve tackling issues more commonly associated with another
To say the least, SDGs are absolutely bold and ambitious commitments to finish. However, they cover all the areas that stir our lives the most.
Achieving the SDGs requires the partnership of governments, private sector, civil society and citizens alike to make sure we leave a better planet for future generations. Bodhi Foundation is working on few of the key SDGs including poverty alleviation, climate change and disaster risk, health and sanitation and economic inequality. We are striving to go the last mile to deal with the threat of climate change by healing our land of deforestation, achieving gender equality, skill development as well as fostering peace and inclusive societies to reduce inequalities. The causes that we are pursuing