Experiential learning and practical application, supplemented with theoretical discussion, facilitated by VanFEVA members and visiting resource persons, assisted by volunteers. It will particularly engage village youth and urban participants in understanding and responding to the issues and challenges faced by adivasi/rural people living in Sahyadri foothills of the Western Ghats, especially in the domains of ecologically sustainable livelihoods, education and culture. It will also include music, arts, crafts, natural healing, silent meditation, etc. The ‘hands on’ work will include forest and watershed regeneration, natural/organic farming, and various projects for rainwater harvesting and groundwater recharge, reclamation of eroded topsoil from silted water bodies. It will also include a variety of ecologically sustainable livelihoods, including forest foods, natural processing for preservation, sustainable habitat construction, enhancing and documenting the biodiversity of flora and fauna, woodwork, palash leaf-plate making, etc.
VanFEVA is open for all weekend workshops with themes ranging from Mud-house building, Water conservation and harvesting, Natural farming and Bio-diversity.
|In addition to access to the forest, you get||Breakfast + Lunch + Evening Tea||3 meals + tea & stay in our community house|
|Requested contributions |
(free for children below 6)
|Rs. 700 per person||Rs. 1000 per person|
Please inform us if you (min 4 people) would like a guided forest walk arranged with Mahadu Bua/Ambi bai introducing traditionally useful forest plants, including forest foods found at Vanvadi)
Name: - VANVADI FOREST ECO-VERSITY ASSOCIATION
Account No :- HDFC Bank 50200053927526
IFSC Code :- HDFC0000356
Please refrain from making payments by cash or to any other account or through payment wallets, unless it is a tip