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A Foundation Dedicated to Restore/Protect Rivers and Steams of the World

Rivers of the World Foundation, Maryland, USA

Note: All Rivers of the world foundation team members are participating in the Rivers/Stream restoration and protection activities on their personal time and contributing their personal funds. Not a single volunteer of the Foundation is receiving any compensation, rather they are paying towards the cause. They are conducting the activities in compliance with applicable regulations (US 18 U.S.C. 207 , 5 CFR ?2635, and others; India - IPC for Ethics) in their respective countries. They are dedicated to Restore/Protect Rivers and Steams of the World and provide clean and blue water for the poor and needy who have no access to municipal or bottled water.

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    January 11, 2008 New Delhi, Download the Word Document for Tentative Agenda and Other Details

    Welcome to the Rivers of the World Foundation in Crofton, Maryland, USA

    The primary objective of the ROW Foundation is to make all efforts to cleanup highly polluted Rivers in US, India, SE Asia, S. America, Africa, Europe, and Other Parts of the World. This corporation is organized and shall be operated exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and the United States Treasury Regulations promulgated hereunder, including the following charitable, educational, and scientific activities:

    1. Evaluate the eco-environmental status of the major rivers and tributaries of the world, primarily US, India, SE Asia, S. America, Africa, Europe, and Other Parts of the World.
    2. Identify ten Rivers initially which could be easily undertaken in the program to meet the primary objectives of the ROW foundation.
    3. Inform and involve the public in activities that foster the protection, enhancement, and establishment of clean rivers and sustainable development along the river banks and riparian areas.
    4. Identify, evaluate, and address threats to the biological, cultural, and economic components of conservation of the river and riparian areas.
    5. Acknowledge and promote the significance of the rivers, streams, and their adjacent riparian areas, including the effects on the ecosystem.
    6. Facilitate cooperation between private landowners, state and federal agency personnel, and other interested parties through a non-political forum concerned with area-wide needs of conservation of the river and riparian areas.
    7. Encourage voluntary participation of all potential partners to enhance and restore the biological, economic, and cultural well being of the rivers and riparian areas through educational, technical, and financial involvement.
    8. To engage in any other lawful act or activity for which corporations may be organized under the General Corporation Code; provided, however, that such activities would not disqualify the organization as being one described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Code and the United States Treasury Regulations promulgated there under.

    There is a more detailed summary for further information.

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