rainwater saving – an erdkinder occupation

During the course of the current adolescent programme (erdkinder) – we have had a few ‘2 month stretches’ of real life professions & occupations. One of them happened to be on rainwater saving – and as part of this, the children completed the setting up of a rainwater collection and saving structure (for one of the school buildings) apart from understanding the necessary theories and concepts behind the idea.

We were helped in this occupation by Karan Singh and Avinash Krishnamoorthy of Biome Environmental Solutions Pvt Ltd. These two young men have been part of a small team, evangelizing ‘Rainwater Saving’ and are implementing solutions all over India, having been ably guided by Vishwanath – the ZenRainman.

Here is a link to a detailed blog post of Karan (about the nammashaale programme): http://biometrust.blogspot.com/2010/10/teaching-rwh-at-nammashale.html

Avinash’s video of a school session: www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9WFBX9p0MY

The URLs of the entities in which the two young men are involved: www.rainwaterclub.org,
www.biome-solutions.com

Thanks Avinash and Karan – you did a great job. 🙂

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