Paar – Traditional Rainwater Harvesting Technique in Rajasthan
Jethu Singh Bhati uses traditional methods of rain harvesting, practices agriculture without irrigation, and recycles waste. His dedicated efforts are helping meet the needs of a parched Rajasthan ...
A Glimpse of Barefoot College
A group of local village women attended the Barefoot College Parabolic Solar Cooker workshop, and then started a cooperative to cut, weld, build and use more of these themselves.
A Barefoot Journey to Tilonia
In 1965 a young post graduate student, SANJIT “BUNKER” ROY volunteered to spend the summer working with famine affected people in Palamu District Bihar, now Jharkhand, one of the poorest of India’s states. His urban elitist upbringing had distanced him from poverty and destitution. This experience changed him, and formed the determination to fight poverty and inequality. It became his mission. The idea of the SWRC (Social Works and Research Centre), Tilonia emerged from these concerns.