NOW AVAILABLE: Janwaar. Beyond Skateboarding.
We are pretty proud – our new book is NOW available. We just got it from the printer! Janwaar. Beyond Skateboarding. Skate. Educate. Build community. These are the pillars of Janwaar Castle – the greatest skatepark you’ve never heard of. In the small village of Janwaar, India, the skateboard is more than four wheels and […]
Be The Change You Want To See
Our latest newsletter from Janwaar – read what we are up to 🙂
Barefoot Skateboarders Organization
November 20, 2019 I think will be remembered as a BIG day in Janwaar. Certainly the kids and I will remember – for me, I feel, it was the most important day since I’ve arrived in Janwaar five years ago! The kids broke their silence and spoke up in front of the village community at […]
As an offshot of the The Rural Changemaker e.V., Berlin, Germany, the Barefoot Skateboarders Organization is an independent section 8 company, registered in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. It serves the village of Janwaar. It was founded by the youth of Janwaar – two of the young leaders, Asha Gond and Karan Yadav are directors and have […]
The Rural Changemaker
Instead of sending out emails – as we did earlier – we’ve now created a newsletter. We call it Out-Of-The-Box! It will provide you out-of-the-box news from Janwaar and our rural changemakers. It’s more like quick shots, not as deep and profound as our newspaper and book. It’s a way for us to say thank […]
This is the second edition of our newspaper. The first one is you find here. We publish two editions a year! We hope you will enjoy reading it!
It’s done! The Rural Changemakers e.V.
The Skateroom is a social entreprise that supports independent NGO’s through art and skate. They are based in Brussels Belgium. They partner with huge brands, first class international museums and well-known artits from around the world to produce – what I call – ARTBOARDS. Paul McCarthy, Ai Weiwei, Shepard Fairey and foundations such as the […]
A new skatepark in Protovillage
Last month we registered The Rural Changemakers e.V. – Verein zur Förderung der Jugend-, Erziehungs- und Entwicklungshilfe – in Berlin, Germany. The goal of the Verein is to raise funds for our activities in Janwaar. This is our official stamp: Andreas Schulten, Axel Pfennigschmidt and myself form the management team. Astrid Ramge, Volker Schönbühler, Kirsten […]
REMOTE. The Rural Changemakers of Janwaar
It’s a little more than three years that the skatepark in Janwaar “came into life”. What unfolded in Janwaar is quite remarkable and we can tell some nice stories of change. The community of the kids – we call them The RuralChangemakers – is vibrant and more and more they are coming out of their […]
We are pretty proud to ammounce that our book is out !!!!! REMOTE. The Rural Changemakers Of Janwaar €25 | $30 | ₹ 1750 plus shipping. Please order now! Have a look at the excerpt below – and then order right here 🙂 To order please fill out this form with your complete shipping and […]