Anil Kumar Adivasi – A Portrait

Anil is part of our Open School Project which we’ve started on January 10, 2019. Here is a portrat of him. Anil (14) is Arun’s younger brother. When Arun was first confronted with the idea that his little brother would join the team of the five students he immediately said, he cannot go. He said, […]

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Arun Kumar Adivasi – A Portrait

Arun is part of our Open School Project which we’ve started on January 10, 2019. Here is a portrat of him. Arun (16) has come a long way. He “earned” his first brownie points during our Janwaar Castle Skateboarding Challenge in November 2016 when he won the “social award” of the tournament. He wasn’t among […]

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Allez, Les Bleus!

Durgha wasn’t allowed to participate in the Indian Skateboarding Championships in Vishakhapatnam – that was the status when she jumped on the bus with 20 other Janwaar kids in the early morning hours on December 20, 2018. She was too young, the organizers said. The seven year old couldn’t care less. Full of joy and […]

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Asha Gond – A Portrait

Asha (19) is part of our Open School Project which we’ve started on January 10, 2019. Here is a portrat of her. Asha was the first person in the village to get a passport and go abroad. This was no easy feat. As an Adivasi (indigenous people) AND a girl – there was nothing like a green […]

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Ajeet Yadav – A Portrait

Ajeet is part of our Open School Project which we’ve started on January 10, 2019. Here is a portrat of him. Ajeet (15) is the youngest in his family and slightly spoiled. He enjoys all the benefits of being “male” and the last one in line. His sisters and mother would do anything to please […]

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Our partner for the Open School Project is Prakriti School in Noida. I myself know Prakriti School for more than 5 years now and for me it is one of the best schools I’ve seen in India. We are very happy that we can partner with them in this project. They are actually more than […]

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Brajendra Yadav – A Portrait

Brajendra (15) is part of our Open School Project which we’ve started on January 10, 2019. Here is a portrat of his. Brajendra has always a smile on his face. He is really excited to be part of our experiment – his excitement is almost hindering him to get things done. His major challenge is […]

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