Children at the Tamarind School can speak fluent English and are learning technology too!

TBI Changemakers: Tamarind Tree – How One Couple Is Changing A Village, A Community And A Tribe

The very next day after their wedding, Hemant Babu and Michelle Chawla packed their bags and set off, not for their honeymoon, but to live in an unglamorous tribal village, Dahanu. Their parents thought the newly married will be back in Mumbai in a few days’ time. But it’s been eleven long years now - the couple have made Dahanu their home, contributing to the lives of the Warli tribes and to the ecology of this once barren land.
Garden irrigated by a single pot of water

TBI Women: Sowing The Seeds Of Change – Sustainable Agriculture Driven By Women In West Bengal

Self-sufficient farming gives women in Alipurduar food, health and confidence! At a time when chemicals have virtually replaced nutrients in food, women in this tiny area of West Bengal are growing food in a natural way - a method that is not just organic but uses ways to combine nature's cycles and elements, creating a complementary ensemble. This is a way in which plants, animals, insects and all the elements of nature come together in harmony and leave little waste. Read more to know how they achieve this.
Mr Sharma with an elder in Old Age Home

TBI Heroes: Vidya Rattan Sharma – Incorporating Modern Ways To Solve Age-Old Problems

This is the story of a remarkable man, Mr. Vidya Rattan Sharma, who started as a cook in a local NGO, and went on to create several innovative products in the area of cooking stoves, traditional medicine, organic farming and animal husbandry. His passion for finding solutions to centuries-old problems and determination to carry on his work even in the face of resistance or lack of resources is an inspiration to all.