Frequently Asked Questions

You might have lots of questions in your mind regarding our Clean Shoreline initiative. Don’t worry; We have you covered. Kindly go through the given questions. If you are unable to find a question that you want to know the answer to, feel free to reach out to us at merin@wegrowforest.org
Why is the beach clean-up drive organised?

Our primary mission is to protect our oceans from pollution and make them healthy and safe. We aim to bring the International Blue Flag certification- the Gold standard for beaches across the country's shorelines.

Where is the beach clean-up drive organised?

We started our Clean Shoreline Project in Veli Beach, Thiruvananthapuram. In the future, we will be spreading our mission across India

Who can join the clean-up drives?

Anyone willing to dedicate some time to fighting marine pollution and protecting our planet can join, irrespective of age, gender, etc.

When is the beach clean-up drive conducted?

Beach clean-ups are organised on the second Saturdays of every month from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm.

How can I join the beach clean-up drive?

You can join the beach clean-up drive by filling out our google form on the website. After submitting your details, you will be contacted and can join us directly for the clean-up.

What can I do?

You are the backbone of our initiative. Each small contribution makes a difference. You can help our cause through volunteering, sponsoring, providing food and beverages to all the people involved, etc. Please go through the "Join Us" section of the website for more details.

Where can I find updates about future clean-up drives?

Regular updates about the clean-up drives will be posted on the website. You can also follow our social media handles for updates about the clean-up drives and our other initiatives.

How can I support other than participating in the clean-up drives?

Besides becoming a part of clean-up drives, you can support our mission by becoming a sponsor or spreading our mission to more people. If you find our cause worthy, you can also donate. Every small contribution is valuable to us.

How can I donate to support the Clean Shoreline Project?

Every small contribution from your side will make a great difference in our project. To donate, you can click on the “Donate” button and pay through your preferred method of payment. For more information, you can email merin@wegrowforest.org or call 9778411911.

How can I get involved in spreading the mission?

You can help us spread our mission across India by becoming an ambassador. You can be a part of our family by opening a new chapter as a chapter head in the country's different regions to organise beach clean-up drives. 

How is the collected waste disposed of?

The waste is segregated into different categories at the time of collection itself. This segregated waste is then handed off to the Corporation of Thiruvananthapuram for proper disposal.

How do I benefit from participating in the beach clean-up?

By getting involved in the clean-up drive, you will be a part of a colossal mission, working to eliminate marine and coastal pollution. Also, every participant will be awarded a certificate recognising your contribution.