IIT Alumnus Quits Job to Grow Over 400 Acres of Community Forest With 160 Farmers

Sunith Reddy from Hyderabad started BeForest with his friend Shaurya Chandra. The community forest initiative helps weekend and full-time farmers learn organic farming and live a healthier, more sustainable lifestyle. Sunith Reddy, an entrepreneur from Hyderabad, wanted to move out of the urban settlement to live a more ‘sustainable lifestyle’. He says that ever crowding […]

Nexus of Good: Opportunity in crisis

Through mobilizing defunct JFMCs, not just illicit timber trade was checked by providing sustainable livelihood options to locals, but also ecological restoration was ensured. After superannuation in June 2018, I worked for a few months as Chief Executive Officer of State Planning Board, Jharkhand at the behest of the then Chief Minister Raghubar Das who […]

Husband-Wife Duo Use Domes, Recycled Materials To Build 300 Homes; Save 30% Costs

Dhamani structure, housing 22 family members in Maharashtra’s Sangli district, grabbed regional media’s attention in 2009. There was a sea of visitors outside the newly constructed yellow home, made from local bricks and recycled materials. Everyone wanted to know how the 2,200 sq ft house, accommodating mango and coconut trees, was constructed with a budget […]

Low-Cost, Innovative Check Dams Help 8,000 Jharkhand Farmers Save Water & Earn More

Around 25 years ago, villagers in the Khunti district in Jharkhand saw a massive amount of tree cutting carried out for development purposes. Locals say the activity was so rampant that about 100 trucks of wood were being carried every day. Moreover, the absence of afforestation drives to compensate for the massive environmental damage led […]

Dehradun Ecologist’s Home Hasn’t Got an Electricity or Water Bill in 3 Years

Soumya Prasad, an ecologist, has not paid an electricity or water bill for the last three years. She doesn’t even remember the last time she went to a market to buy vegetables. No, she is not living in any cave away from mankind. With practices like waste management, driving an electric car, growing organic food […]

Counselling seminar organized by Evolve for the village girls during Covid 19

Evolve Foundation as a society is working with a holistic approach. It is working towards creating smart, sustainable villages. Women are an important section of our society and play a dominant role in the life & growth of a child. Empowering women & girls is the key to social transformation. Keeping this in mind, Evolve […]

Nagaland Students Setup Mini Hydropower Plant, Power Highway Street Lights

Through the heart of Khuzama village in Kohima district, Nagaland, runs the Asian Highway 2, which has street lamps that stand 7-foot tall. Its posts are painted with the motifs of the Angami tribe in colours of red, green, black, white, yellow and orange, among others. This was done to represent the “rich Angami tribe […]

Setting an example how to celebrate Diwali

One who brings happiness to another’s face is an extraordinary person*. Shivangi Sharma who hails from Haryana and DU student setting an example how to celebrate diwali. She went orphanage house to celebrate  Diwali with kids and distributed some chips, chocolates, candies. She wants to do a lots of work for society and nation. She […]

A DU student setting an example how to celebrate Diwali !

One who brings happiness to another’s face is an extraordinary person. Shivangi Sharma who hails from Haryana and DU student setting an example how to celebrate diwali. She went orphanage house to celebrate  Diwali with kids and distributed some chips, chocolates, candies. She wants to do a lots of work for society and nation. She […]