Projects

AVI UK is a registered charity which supports development projects in Auroville and its bio region. Projects are implemented, in partnership with Auroville groups such as Auroville Village Action TrustSri Aurobindo International Institute for Educational Research (SAIIER) and Pitchandikulam Bio Research Centre (PBRC), and in cooperation with the residents of the many villages of the bio region who are often the primary beneficiaries and stakeholders. Projects are supported in areas including community-based education and vocational training, institutional capacity building, income generation, environmental regeneration, watershed management, implementation of renewable energy resources and appropriate building technologies.

Auroville Youth Education, Research and Training

This project aimed to bring education and vocational training to children and youth living in the villages of the Auroville bio-region, who had so far been excluded due to social or economic disadvantage…

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Restoration of Tropical Dry Evergreen Forest

It was three years ago that a project began to take shape [actually the project was first submitted to the EC in 1997 – Ed], in the midst of much ongoing Auroville greenwork, to secure major funding for extensive ecosystem management…

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Aikiyam School

The school’s mission is to provide an appropriate kindergarten, primary and intermediate education to children from Kuilapalayam and other villages, which are geographically connected to Auroville…

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Buddha Garden Community Farm

Started by Priya in 2000 as the vegetable garden of Siddhartha Farm, Buddha Garden has grown to be an independent farm growing a wide range of organic food…

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