Art On The Wall

After a whole lot of cob work and wall work, colors were scattered at sacred groves by our own artist Enrico, a volunteer from Italy. His job was to make the site more colorful and fix the loose ends. Painting section was given to him under which he had to take hold of mainly two projects which are painting the wall of the toilet and painting the container.… READ MORE...

The Living Wall

What is the fastest way to build a wall with no skilled masons or labourers?

As is the case with most solutions at SacredGroves, this was also done by foraging through piles of demolition rubble for materials ideal to build a wall quickly.… READ MORE...

Shower Makeover!

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The existing shower was a temporary one made of bamboo supports and bamboo mats. Gradual termite infestation over a period of 3 months led to its needing renovation. In a span of three days, the following repairwork was done.

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The columns of the frame were replaced with new bamboo and small tree trunks.… READ MORE...

The Love Project

It is human behaviour to keep their loved belongings in an order. If one loves his workplace, it is natural for him to keep that place clean and safe. Moreover, a clean workplace always helps to keep a healthier and happier environment for the people working there.… READ MORE...

Another Wonder Material Discovered!

Reuse, reduce and recycle have been the most efficient ways for waste reduction, waste management and getting a product with minimum investments. Tetrapacks, having the property of water resistance, are made use of in large quantities here at SacredGroves. The empty used tetrapacks are obtained from the segregated waste block from the Pour Tous store at Solar Kitchen.… READ MORE...

Being Resource-full

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Small habits go a long way in shaping oneself. They change the people around and, thus, eventually help in bringing about change in the immediate environment.

When we picture a construction site, images of reinforcement bars, torn cement bags, nails, excess plywood are inevitable.… READ MORE...

More Than Just A New Kitchen!

 

 

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Recently the kitchen was shifted from the ladder house to the common house with the help of a few volunteers and interns at SacredGroves. It was bit of a task shifting every utensil and cabinet to the new space, but worth all the effort.… READ MORE...