Tag Archives: Paniya

Combining traditional biodiversity knowledge with “livelihood enhancement”: The SBI Life Adivasi youth skill development programme for Wayanad – Kerala

E.M. Manoj, The Hindu, Kalpetta, November 28, 2015  | To read the full article, click here >> The SBI Life Adivasi youth skill development programme, a project being implemented jointly by the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) here and SBI Life Insurance Company, Kerala, … Continue reading

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Gudalur’s Vidyodaya School and outreach programme: A success story with Adivasi history, culture and songs integrated into its curriculum – Tamil Nadu

Deep within the Gudalur valley, bounded by the Mudumalai, Wyanad and Bandipur tiger reserves, the Viswa Bharati Vidyodaya Trust has developed a school which is attracting the neglected children of Adivasi tribes into primary education “What use is your education … Continue reading

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Vidyodaya’s summer camp for learning, brainstorming, fun, observations, discussions and reflections – Tamil Nadu

To view the slideshow and learn more about Vidyodaya, a “non-competitive and cooperative” Adivasi-school, click here >> Camps had always played an important role to build relationships among the children. 92 children attended the camps this year – with lot of learning, … Continue reading

Posted in Adivasi / Adibasi, Childhood and children, Commentary, Community facilities, Cultural heritage, Customs, Education and literacy, Games and leisure time, Names and communities, Nilgiri, Organizations, Photos and slideshows, Quotes, Southern region – Southern Zonal Council, Storytelling, Success story, Websites by tribal communities | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Vidyodaya’s summer camp for learning, brainstorming, fun, observations, discussions and reflections – Tamil Nadu

Training women as Health Workers and resource persons : Ashwini’s Community Health Programme for the tribal communities of Gudalur Valley (Nilgiri) – Tamil Nadu

A health program for the people by the people | For up-to-date information about Ashwini’s Community Health Programme, click here >> The intervention on the Health situation of Adivasis started with the training of tribal women as Health Workers. Tribal … Continue reading

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Each tribal community retains its distinct rural culture: A small state with 19 sub-tribes – Tripura

D. Radhakrishnan, The Hindu, UDHAGAMANDALAM, August 2, 2011 A group of tribals from Tripura have been on a visit to the Nilgiris. The tribals from various parts of India have been brought to the Nilgiris under a scheme sponsored by the Union … Continue reading

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