It’s official: The Dharmalaya project, founded in collaboration with Himalayan villagers, has been registered with the Indian government and is now seeking funds for its launch. After several months of research and planning, consultation with local villagers, and drafting of documents, the Dharmalaya vision is off to a great start.
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Earthville’s Dharmalaya team is planting seeds, literally and figuratively, for a new sustainable village development project in the Himalayas. In the tiny, tranquil town of Bir, about three hours by road from the Tibetan exile capital of Dharamshala, the coriander and green beans have begun to sprout in the new organic garden in front of Dharmalaya’s new HQ…
A family of celebrated traditional musicians in a village outside Hanoi lends their talents for a CD and documentary film to raise funds to build a new school and road for their village.