Empowering the Future - Auroville

by Auroville Unity Fund Vetted since 2014 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified

Summary

Endorsed by UNESCO, PMs & Presidents of India, Dalai Lama, Auroville is a leader in evolutionary regenerative design, research and education, hosting 1,200 scholars/volunteers annually. Our 2,700 residents (53 countries) have planted 3 million trees; outreach to 80 villages, 14 states of India, 30 countries; run 17 schools for 1,350; 8 health centers for 18,000; 12 dental centers for 4,000; 350 self-help groups for 6,000; 36 cultural centers; and employ 6,000 from villages. We need your support.

$350,000
total goal
$349,170
remaining
15
donors
0
monthly donors
24
days

Challenge

Auroville is potently capacitated for accelerating its work in the world. What we offer depends on maintaining the integrity of an integrated self-sustaining model that carefully balances priorities with economy, society, and nature. Land & values form the container that holds our unique culture. Our land preservation project is incomplete posing a critical social/economic risk to the community. Donations preserve the environment, empower the culture and ultimately support projects.

Solution

Donations help secure: critical watershed and farmland (organic farming) necessary to sustain the community; strategically important parcels that block commercial development threatening the community's integrated model and bring unwarranted social problems; and preserve lands in our greenbelt for reafforestation and other green practices. We address food security, water conservation, waste treatment practices, ecological regeneration, integrity of integral model, and resource allocation.

Long-Term Impact

Our land purchase needs are at a critical tipping point. Free of this diversion, a vibrant community can reallocate resources to focus on and accelerate projects. Failing, we risk water and food insecurity, and commercial incursions that leverage Auroville ecological investments, profit by defeating our integral social/economic/nature model, and introduce social ills. Great work was accomplished with very thin resource. Free of land issues, we grow as an educator and potent global change maker.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

http:/​/​fundingauroville.org/​
Auroville`s outreach to change the world & future

Organization Information

Auroville Unity Fund

Location: Auroville, Tamil Nadu - India
Website: http:/​/​fundingauroville.org
Project Leader:
Sigrid Lindemann
Auroville, Tamil Nadu India
$830 raised of $350,000 goal
 
17 donations
$349,170 to go
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