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 […]

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 […]

Man Quits IT Job To Start Aquaponics Venture, Helps Farmers Boost Their Incomes

The corporate grind might help bring in cash, but for some, remaining close to nature is paramount. Rohit Gupta (28) found himself among the latter when he quit his software engineering job to take up farming. “I never regretted my decision to quit my IT job,” he says, adding, “I’m proud to be part of […]

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 […]

Transforming Education for Human Flourishing

Am I being a part of the problem or part of the solution? (This is a good question to ask ourselves  on a daily basis.)   Namaste, I am Meghana Musunuri, The founder – chairperson of Fountainhead Global School and Jr College, Hyderabad. I am here to share my story on how small changes can […]