NEWS & EVENTS

There is always so much happening at WWH, from activities to opportunities for the Aarey community to get involved or for professionals to visit us and see our work for themselves. We include full stories about what we have been up to along with past events including women empowerment projects and fundraising activities.

Check back for details of forthcoming events including exhibitions, professional visitor events, fundraising activities and more.

EVENTS
Recycling plastic bottles
Recycling plastic bottles @ Aarey, May 2017

A plastic bottle shredding machine was installed yesterday, by WWH & Biocrux inside Picnic Spot. The bottles will be shredded by the machine and the flakes will be picked up by Biocrux for recycling.

Refurbished borewell
Refurbished borewell at one of our villages in Aarey, May 2017

Livelihood enhancing, year round veggie farming will now be possible for these women. All thanks to the generosity of a family run trust.

170 smokeless stoves
170 smokeless stoves were distributed to 4 villages, May 2017

Distributed by Omkar Foundation & sponsored by Rotary Club of Bayview Mumbai. So many more tribal households breathe easy now!

5th Chakki (grinder) installed
5th Chakki (grinder) installed at Damu Pada @ Aarey, April 2017

Easing the burden of the Warli community of Damu Pada @ Aarey. Idobro Circle of Impact at work with Glenmark Pharmaceutical’s generosity.

Whistling Woods Goodness Bazaar
Whistling Woods Goodness Bazaar, April 2017

Team WWH, had a blast at the Whistling Woods Goodness Bazaar.

Cycle A Way news
Cycle A Way News, April 2017

Refurbished and made new. Cycles that will benefit the communities we work with.

4th chakki (grinder) installed
4th chakki (grinder) installed at Maroshi Pada @ Aarey, April 2017

The pada women were in awe and will put it to good use as it will save them many a long trek to the faraway grinding mill. This is part of Glenmark’s CSR project facilitated by Idobro Circle of Impact. WWH is happy to be associated with both !!

Tribal Tadka stall at Goregaon Fest
Tribal Tadka stall at Goregaon Fest, April 2017

Learning curves, larger venues, more opportunities for our two groups of women from different padas who participated. Thank you to the “WWH Tribal Tadka” die hard fans & well wishers, who made a special trip to support .

Birthdays & Gudi Padwa
The excitement and laughter of Tribal kids at a Birthday Party, March 2017

Birthdays are happier when spent at one of our tribal villages; more so, if its also on Gudi Padwa

Glenmark Foundation
Glenmark Foundation refurbished and painted the crumbling Balwadi, March 2017

Two of our villages saw a splash of colour and joy today, when volunteers from Glenmark Foundation refurbished and painted the crumbling Balwadi, played with the village kids, distributed smokeless stoves, water storage drums and a whole load of stuff which will Make a Difference to the lives of the families of the communities we work with.

Mumbai Mom
Mumbai Mom fed its body and soul, March 2017

At the tribal lunch organised by WWH Charitable Foundation’s Cassandra and supported by Mumbai Mom, we were witness to a lifestyle that still retains its pristine way of life

Sandvik India Diversity Award
Sandvik India Diversity Award 2017 in Pune, March 2017

WWH Tribal Lunch Women Empowerment project was the recipient of the Sandvik India Diversity Award 2017 in Pune on 7th March, 2017. The project was selected amongst 169 entries, pan Maharashtra, to be amongst the Top 3 in its Category.

International Women's Day
International Women’s Day, March 2017

Feed your body and soul at MumbaiMom’s Tribal Lunch Date. A celebration of Happiness with your families on International Women’s Day this year.

Mumbai Organic Fest
Mumbai Organic Fest, Feb 2017

Let your child experience the rhythmic process of nachni-grinding on a traditional chakki and make nachni bhakri’s with their own hands. Adults can experience this calming process too. All this assisted by the Tribals from Aarey

Sol Waldorf School at Aarey
SOL Waldorf school at Aarey, Feb 2017

Little ones amongst the veggies in Aarey. Fun, educational trip by the SOL Waldorf school, Goregaon.

Pan Cards & Accounts
PAN Cards, Adhaar Cards & Bank accounts, Jan 2017

Empowerment full circle. PAN Cards, Adhaar Cards & Bank accounts opened for some of our Tribal families earlier this week.

Yoga At Aarey
Yoga in the green of Aarey, Jan 2017

Yoga in the green of Aarey conducted by Renuka Naik of Vedant Yoga Academy followed by a simple breakfast prepared by one of our Warli cooking teams.

Smokeless stoves
Smokeless stoves from Vedant Foundation, Jan 2017

Smokeless stoves from Vedant Foundation, along with blankets and food grains from a wellwisher , were distributed to families at Jivacha Pada.

Birthday Celebration
A young girl celebrated her birthday in Aareyy, Jan 2017

A nature trail, warli art class were part of the birthdau celebration. Thank you to the parents & grandparents of this child for the thoughtful, generous gifts of blankets & assorted foodstuff to our tribal families.

Tribal Tadka Breakfast
First Tribal Tadka Breakfast, Jan 2017

The Green of Aarey was splashed with colour yesterday morning as cyclists from all over the city including Thane, Kalyan & Airoli came to the first Tribal Tadka Breakfast.


SOL
Making Rice & Ragi rotis live at the SOL Waldorf Mela, Jan 2017

Tribal Tadka Thetchas, kokum, Til laddoos, papads and more sold on January 14th.

NEWS: PRESS RELEASE