Where are we now
The project is envisaged to be done in phases where major human resources are in place. Identification of community members, and creation of SHG- Gaabdika have been made and the place is open to travellers now. The next phase is where financial aspects must be catered to in order to start implementation of the Centre urgently.
An indication of our team’s capacity:
20% funding already raised
20% expertise already found
5% materials / equipment already found
70% builders already found
Finance: € 60,000
The Centre will have a substantial direct impact on the lives of the people in Mystic village and around 10 villages of the region, by enhancing livelihood, and preserving and promoting their culture. It can potentially indirectly impact the entire state in a span of 4-5 years. The idea is to create a replicable model in other areas and becomes a role model for the villages across India.
- Hard intervention (Building the Centre)
- Soft intervention (Program development, training)
Skills: Technique, PR & Marketing, Design
Design guidance and technical expertise will be essential to create the Centre sustainably with the existing traditional knowledge indigenous to the region. PR & Marketing for the Centre to bridge the gap between producers and consumers, to add to the livelihood generation of the local community.
Stuff: Materials, Equipment & tools
Essential materials and/or products that are not locally available in the region will be needed:
- Interior furniture
- Kitchen equipment, appliances and cutlery
- Doors and windows
- Plumbing and sanitary appliances
Volunteers who can add to the creation of the Centre with their expertise in vernacular building techniques, and building with mud, stone, wood; content creators, and sustainable living enthusiasts.
The volunteers will gain hands-on experience working in a rural picturesque location and learn the traditional way of life, enhancing their skills and traditional knowledge. The community members will have more hands to bring their dream into reality.