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Community Development

30 Aug Woodstock needs a watershed moment

Our student water conservation team works with the local community to tackle water scarcity in and around Woodstock and Mussoorie. Cofounder Dhrubhagat from the Class of 2020 identifies the pressing issues facing us around water conservation, and some of the practical solutions the team has identified to help Woodstock become more efficient in, and...

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27 Oct Dhana disability resource centre reopens

For the past five years, Woodstock middle years students have visited the Samvedna Disability Resource Centre at Village Dhana on a weekly basis to interact with children with mental and physical disabilities. This is a wonderful opportunity for our students to gain an understanding about different kinds of developmental difficulties and how appropriate...

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01 Sep Community coaching

Sanathan Dharam is a local school that our Community Engagement programme has made a long-term commitment to support. Find out how one of this year's initiatives has seen students from the school playing in our Goal-a-thon football tournament.   During the first few weeks of the new school year, students interested in working to...

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25 Aug A sustainable water future for Mussoorie

Collaboration for conservation Members of Woodstock’s Development Outreach Student Team (DOST) who are interested in water conservation, met this week with the Centre for Ecology Development and Research (CEDAR) to continue the conversation surrounding water management in Mussoorie. CEDAR, based in Dehradun, works on issues of ecology, environment, and development primarily in the Himalayas....

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02 May Students improve quality of farming for villagers

Students from one of Community Engagement's most successful projects, Professional Development for Farmers, speak about their experience; What they have done this semester, what this has achieved, and how it has impacted their own lives.   What is the Professional Development for Farmers Project? "In 2015, as part of Activity Week, a group...

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19 Apr Days for Girls teams up with Community Development

Our Community Development programme is working with Days for Girls to provide sustainable feminine hygiene solutions and health education. Because when girls and women have health, education and opportunity, communities and our world are stronger.   Days for Girls is an NGO which aims to provide sustainable feminine hygiene solutions to all girls and women. When a group...

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07 Dec Sharing with Samvedna

Last Saturday three volunteers from Samvedna, the centre for children with mental and physical disabilities in a nearby village, visited Woodstock. They led a training morning for the seven Woodstock students who go to the centre once a week to interact with the children there as part of a Community...

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