An alternative school in rural Kerala is teaching tribal children life lessons

Gothrathalam school aims at preventing Dalit and Adivasi students from being isolated

The forest in Shanti teacher's classroom

Shanthi Kunjan, an Adivasi and degree-holder, is a primary school teacher. She wants education for tribal students to be relevant and accessible

This Indian Language can be written by only 100 people

The need for a standard language for education and administration is more urgent in the conflicted regions the Gondi tribes inhabit

Todas: The Naturalistic People

The values these people espouse are linked to the fact that their sacred homeland is now at the heart of India’s very first biosphere reserve.

इमली महुआ - स्वातंत्र्याची शाळा (शिक्षण, शिकणं आणि शाळा याविषयी चिंतन) (in Marathi)

प्रत्येक विद्यार्थी दररोज आपण काय करायचं ते ठरवत आलेला आहे. मुलं आपण निवडलेल्या गोष्टीत दिवसभर मग्न राहतात एवढं खरं!

Musings on Education, Learning and Schooling in the context of Imlee Mahuaa School

Every child has determined what he/she will do at School that day. Every child is busy throughout the day, engrossed in whatever he/she has chosen...

How skateboarding brings social change in Madhya Pradesh village

The skatepark had just two rules—“Girls first” and “No school, no skateboarding”—the rest was left up to the kids.

Why our bias against oral cultures insults India's rich linguistic heritage

As a nation, we must focus more on language diversity rather than obsessing over language divides.

The tribal school of Kechala

Don't go there for a day or two - it's just too less

Explore Stories
marginalised secure livelihoods conservation environmental impact learning womens rights conservation of nature tribal human rights biodiversity energy rural economy governance millets agrobiodiversity sustainable consumerism education environmental issues rural seed diversity activist ecological empowerment Water management sustainability sustainable prosperity biological diversity Nutritional Security technology farmer community-based forest food livelihoods movement organic agriculture organic seeds collectivism adivasi traditional agricultural techniques eco-friendly values peace economic security alternative development farmers Food Sovereignty community supported agriculture organic infrastructure indigenous decentralisation forest wildlife farming practices agricultural biodiversity environmental activism organic farming women empowerment farming social issues urban issues food sustainable ecology commons collective power nature seed savers environment community youth women seed saving movement natural resources nutrition equity localisation Traditional Knowledge Agroecology waste food security solar traditional farms Tribals water security food production gender innovation alternative education well-being water alternative learning agriculture ecology self-sufficiency security health participative alternative designs waste management women peasants forest regeneration culture sustainable eco-tourism ecological sustainability art solar power alternative approach community conservation
Stories by Location
Google Map
Events