Melghat’s Payvihir brands its forest produce to success
Payvihir, which has a 182-hectare forest under community forest rights (CFR), has worked wonders in the last four years, showing the way for tribals.
Shipping Container ReUsed to make a Studio Apartment
We are presently working on the conversion of a used shipping container (size 40ft x 8ft x 9.5ft ht) into a studio apartment for installation as a farmhouse on the outskirts of Pune. The container will be made into a home with complete interiors. Post assembly at our workshop, an estimated duration of 04 to 05 days would be required for setting up the apartment house on site. This will include shifting of the assembled container, the connecting of water points, electricity and external wooden cladding. The apartment will exclusively run on Solar/ Wind energy. The interiors include all facilities like LED TV, Refrigerator, concealed Glass top cook Hob and Water-purifier. The apartment will have a fully functional bathroom and kitchen just like any other regular apartment.
Understanding Children Anew Beyond ‘Teacher-Taught’ Paradigm
Sadhana School is located in a village near Pune, Maharashtra. A space where children are free to BE, teachers learn to learn again, learn from children how to be, children are respected and acknowledged that they are born with capacity to make sense of the world through free play. What we try to do is to create conditions for learning to happen. ‘Space’ where knowing happens by being, where ‘Knower’ is the primary subject of enquiry and ‘awakening the knower’ is the objective of learning
School Without Walls, Syamantak, Sindhudurg, Maharashtra
Syamantak’s "School without walls" is a center for experiential learning at Dhamapur village in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra, India. Inspired by Dr.Srinath Kalbag, a scientist turned educationist, we formulated a residential commune of students. A process of organic learning run by the students for the students.