SAHYADRI, Bombay, Maharashtra (bio-diversity hot spot)
Adopted Chinchwadi Adivasi village with 100+ households. Since 2020, we are working here on 5W’s – Water (harvesting with pond, check dam, well, trees), Waste (plastic collection & disposal), Women (empowerment through sports), Wealth (livelihoods) & Wisdom (education for children).
Aadi Maanav Academy, where tribal’s of Chinchwadi teach weekend urban visitors how to 3L's Love, Learn & Live as indigenous communities do – in harmony with inside & outside nature.
During weekdays, this is our learning center where 50 village children & youth study, experiment & play... every day. Education here is practical & contextual.