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People's Environmental Awareness - Khati (PEAK) Follow PEAK with the financial assistance of World Nomads on the path to delivering educational, water supplies & solar home lighting systems to Kumaon villages....

Trip: Snow falling on water tanks....

There are [13] stories from my trip: Snow falling on water tanks....


Gallery: Potable water/hygiene education project

INDIA | Friday, 4 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Potable water project update....

INDIA | Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | Views [505]

Thankyou to the wonderful support of the World Nomads Footprints Program, in 2008 PEAK was able to initiate and successfully complete the Potable water/hygiene education project. As explained in a prior entry the project was slow to get going courtesy ... Read more >

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BK's School & hygiene education....

INDIA | Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | Views [955]

BK's Community School or the 'Library' as it is locally called has nearly 70 students from Class 1 to Class 5 enrolled in 2008. Resources including coloured pencils, paint, crayons, glue, coloured paper, games etc have provided a stimulating classroom ... Read more >


Environment Centre

INDIA | Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | Views [549]

People's Environmental Awareness-Khati is undergoing the final touches to the Environment Centre. The area has been a hive of activity with mud rendering, painting, attaching animal handles to doors/windows and photograph mounting underway. The season ... Read more >


Khati ramblings (part 2)

INDIA | Monday, 26 May 2008 | Views [557]

According to UNICEF "even before the global food crisis almost half of all Indian children showed signs of stunted growth" (Infochange India, Feb 2008). This area is blessed with abundance in comparison to life in many other regions of India.... Read more >


Khati ramblings....

INDIA | Monday, 26 May 2008 | Views [604]

Khati's newest arrival was born on the 24.02.2008. Piria entered the world in under two hours to be greeted by a hostile father who was far from pleased at the presence of yet another girl. The family now has three girls and one boy. However, I must ... Read more >


Banking & other oddities....

INDIA | Monday, 26 May 2008 | Views [449]

In Almora, the banking world is a curious blend of the old (dusty triplicate ledgers) to the new (computers). Somehow the sparkling new ATM seems incongruous to the old bank building that stands with its rear windows open. Where else can you sit on a ... Read more >

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Gallery: Khati

INDIA | Saturday, 23 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

landscape in winter
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Fertility.....

INDIA | Friday, 22 Feb 2008 | Views [851]

The last few months is a testimony to the fecundity of India - we have had somewhat of a baby boom. Khati's newest arrival is due any day now. Shila has been carting wood, grass and generally working as usual and will continue to do so right up to ... Read more >

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Work (for some)....

INDIA | Monday, 18 Feb 2008 | Views [546]

"The indolence of the male sex is insuperable, even by the prospect of gain, and the whole labour of the domestic economy and of agriculture excepting only ploughing and harrowing, is left to the women...." George William Traill ... Read more >

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Project Update

INDIA | Monday, 18 Feb 2008 | Views [524]

POTABLE WATER & HYGIENE EDUCATION UPDATE..... (written 8.02.08) So far, so good.... however our current project in Khati (Kumaon Himalaya) has been relatively slow to get going. A combination of inclement weather (a mix of sub-zero temperatures, ... Read more >

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Himalayan Winter

INDIA | Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | Views [840]

Thanks to the World Nomads Footprints Program, People's Environmental Awareness - Khati (PEAK) is undertaking a water/hygiene education project in the village of Khati (Uttarakhand, India). Our first snow fall for the season was on the 11th & ... Read more >

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Gallery: School Supplies

INDIA | Monday, 25 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery


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