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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....


INDIA | Friday, 22 Feb 2008 | Views [916]

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 >

Tags: mountain, project, water

Work (for some)....

INDIA | Monday, 18 Feb 2008 | Views [619]

"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 >

Tags: mountain water project

Project Update

INDIA | Monday, 18 Feb 2008 | Views [587]

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 >

Tags: mountain water project

Himalayan Winter

INDIA | Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | Views [928]

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 >

Tags: mountain water project

Gallery: School Supplies

INDIA | Monday, 25 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Pens, pencils & rubbers (Part Three)....

INDIA | Saturday, 23 Jun 2007 | Views [1197]

Sitting at a 'telecentre' to use a computer is a world far removed from life in a Himalayan village.... I talk of the "path" to deliver supplies but I think I have failed dismally in actually describing the "path". The path and ... Read more >

Tags: education logistics

pens, pencils & rubbers (part two)

INDIA | Tuesday, 8 May 2007 | Views [843]

Logistics, logistics, logistics.... my time has blown out from the time I had allocated for the purchase of educational supplies. However, it has been an interesting time indeed as I made my foray into business "Indian style" to purchase ... Read more >

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pens, pencils & rubbers (Part one)...

INDIA | Monday, 9 Apr 2007 | Views [1046]

In some ways the antecedants to this journey lie in the distant past, not that I was to know it that day when I stood on a stone path watching life unfold in a Himalayan village. A cold wind funnelling from the mountains adding to the spring chill ... Read more >

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