The Girls Rocked the Championships

If there is one BIG EVENT every year for the kids, it’s certainly the Indian Skateboarding Championships. This year it took place in Chandigarh, Punjab. Nine of the Janwaar kids qualifed on Amdhya Pradesh state level – five boys and four girls. As usual we extended the team and we invited 14 kids for the […]

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New waterfilters

Two weeks ago TYPHOID was diagnosed in Janwaar. A few kids had fever and were down with chill. Unfortunately the doctor the first kid went out, prescribed BANNED medicine and this made things even worth. Once we found out, we immediately stopped the medicine and got the right one – yet especially Arun was suffering. […]

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Sustainability

On April 8th Ulrike was invited to give a talk at the HS Pforzheim. The topic was: How to drive longlasting (social) change (=sustainalbility). 80 students were watching online the Q&A – Benjamin Fritz, who has been to Janwaar for six weeks in 2019/2020, was asking the questions – it was fun! At the end […]

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Time for the NEXT GENERATION to step up!

After three years our first batch of open schoolers – Asha, Anil and Arun – are preparing for their 10th grade exams in April-May 2021. They also conduct daily sessions with the kids where they pass on their learning. Now, it is high time for the next generation of the Janwaar village kids to share […]

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Monthly Report Feb. 2021

By Abhishek Singh You can download the report as a PDF-file here: I was always intrigued by the power of sports, how sports can help for personal development. When I heard about Janwaar Castle from a friend, I didn’t need to think twice before sending an email to offer my services. Ulrike replied with a […]

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Off to Prakriti

Today a team of three Janwaar guys went to the new Prakriti School building in Noida: Pappu, Shivraj (who had spent half a year at Prakriti School four years ago) and Seglal. Their mission: building a few small playground areas at the new school and then in a second step a small skatepark for the […]

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I’m THAT Girl (Interview)

The HINDI version is here! Rijul Kataria, Yuva Ekta Foundation, Delhi, talked to Asha about her life, her dreams, her journey and entry into the world of music. Asha has just “released” her first rap song. Check it out! Rijul has written the rhymes for her first rap “I’m THAT Girl!” You can download a […]

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Open School – The first two years

The first two years of our Open School Project are over – here are the outcomes / experiences and learning. We’ve summerised it in a report. The Open School project is our largest single project. The first phase of the project ended in December 2020. Currently, all five Open Schoolers are back in Janwaar and […]

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I’m THAT girl!

Asha’s dream is to become a rapper. #RoarGirl And here is her blueprint to become one 🙂 The story begins when I was a childBorn in Janwaar, into the wild,As a girl, Adivasi, there was always a lineAnd If I stepped over, there would be a fine. But my eyes saw the future and I […]

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OMG! Yeh Mera India

Next week OMG! Yeh Mera India will shoot in Janwaar. They did an interview with me ahead of the shoot, it was recorded in Luz de Tavira, Portugal, where I am currently. Thank you Michael Sauer, Leading Interactive, for helping out and recording the interview. Here is a slightly polished transcript. OMG! Yeh Mera India […]

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