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Saturday, 30 May 2015

Updates - May 2015

With the first two weeks of regular course activities just completed, we are happy to share a brief update with you all.

Courses that have taken place so far are:
- Sustainable Agriculture (3 days, at SLI base, in & around Auroville)
- Ehtno-veterinary Practices (in collaboration with Madurai-based SEVA) - 3 x 2 days, in Nadukuppam
- Herbs for Health (3 days, based in Nadukuppam)
- Trouble-shooting Clinic for Community Enterprises (2 days, at SLI base)

The enthusiasm both of participants and of facilitators and all those involved is greatly encouraging, as is the feedback received on the various courses.

Enjoy some glimpses!

Women attending a theory session on 'Sustainable Agriculture' with Mr. Dhandapani

Our Intern from Ahmedabad helping with the kitchen...
Interns helping hands with the setting up of the new office...
the 'Ethno Veterinary' programme with locally grown herbs for cattle
Rushab, interning from Ahmedabad University busy with the cataloguing of the SLI library
Women participants learning preparation of herbal medicine for cattle

the magical 'masal urundai' that is a great help for cattle in healthcare being prepared...
live demonstration of the benefits of 'Ethno Veterinary' practices with a village cattle camp...
scenes from the village cattle camp...
Sri. Vivekananda, the faculty for the 'Ethno Veterinary' programme along with Ram and Parvathy at Nadukuppam

Often the participants turn up with their children during these school holidays and they are equally enthusiastic participants in some of the programmes

group photo of one of the three batches of 'Ethno Veterinary' programme participants in May 2015

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