Thamarai, solar powered, learning centre is finally finished!! Thank you to the many friends, family and sponsors who have all supported us to manifest this dream. Also to the amazing construction and design teams who put so much energy into the new homebase for all our outreach projects. The centre has been built with a sensitivity to our carbon footprint and ideas from … [Read more...] about Gratitude for our new learning centre
The children are designing Thanks to the generosity of a resident in Auroville and a great team of workers, the learning centre’s compound wall and garden have begun! The children are designing it and excited to have flowers and fruits in abundance, see list below. They have been envisioning on paper and boards with Silky and have completed a visit to houses in their village … [Read more...] about Our new garden
A centre for our programs in the areas of health, leadership and after school education. With the aspiration to foster well-being and full potential for all beyond class, caste or creed we open the 1st stage of a new learning centre for Annai Nagar village on February 28th, 2021, on the birthday of Auroville township who have provided the land for this centre. Our team … [Read more...] about Thamarai Learning Centre Joyfully Opens Soon
Planting a hedge along the side of the road As we are developing a new sports field in Annai Nagar, along with the youth of the village, we agreed to do a hedge along the side of the road. This hedge will be a pleasant visual barrier, and it will help the soil from getting washed away during the monsoon rains. All the chosen plants are drought resistant plants The … [Read more...] about Children Happy to Plant Native Species
A delay due to the lock down The construction of our new learning centre has been challenged with a stop-start routine since March 28th due to Covid protocols but we are back with a careful, full-powered response. We are putting the finishing touches to the building including the toilet block where we have chosen to both conserve water to build eco san compost toilets and … [Read more...] about Stage 1 of Thamarai Learning Centre Coming Soon!