Posts Tagged ‘adivasi’

What is the value of land? If you asked me this question a year ago when I was living in New York City I would have asked for the dimensions and location of the land, then I would have considered market conditions and provided an estimate. Living in rural India provides me an entirely different [...]

Dear Changemakers, Pour in equal measures community immersion, grassroots development, courage, and compassion. Indicorps offers Fellowships for passionate individuals of Indian origin to implement sustainable development projects with community-based organizations across India, to live simply and to embody what it means to “BE THE CHANGE.” Compact it into a year. From Gujarat to Bihar, and [...]

SEPT 15, 2008 – MAR 15, 2009 Promoting early education in adivasi communities SARAGUR, H.D. KOTE TALUK, KARNATAKA Vinay Krupadev, August 2008 Fellow Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement Background and Project Vision The common perception in rural and tribal communities is that if kids can’t talk, they can’t learn.  In fact, 95% of human brain development [...]

Sept 15, 2008 – Mar 15, 2009 Tribal Health Workers Training Gudalur Valley, Nilgiris District, Tamil Nadu Abirami Natarajan, August 2008Fellow ASHWINI (Association for Health Welfare in the Nilgiris) Background of NGO Two decades ago ASHWINI was started by a young Indian couple living in the United States – they set up a small hospital, [...]

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