Women’s Day Rally

March 8, 2015, , Akshara, Events

8th March, 2015Like last year, Akshara is ready to organize another procession to Paud (the largest village of the area) on the occasion of Women’s Day. Initiated by the Director Dr. Harsha Joshi and supported by NGOs in the vicinity, this day addresses the need for women leaders in the local community, along with security […]

Akshara Mela

December 5, 2014, , Akshara, Events

5th December, 2014 Right after Diwali, the festival of lights, the much-anticipated Akshara Mela – the Akshara Fair takes place, which displays handicraft and food items in stalls put up by students from the village schools. The Mela takes places at UWC Mahindra College campus and is an ideal occasion to display talents of those […]

Anvita & Akshara-Kruti Exhibition in Pune

October 17 - 18, 2014, 455 Sindh Society, Pune, Events

Bring all your love to the Anvita & Akshara-Kruti exhibition of handcrafted silks, dyed cottons and chiffons beautifully designed by rural women in Pune. Support Kruti’s mission to empower young women through skill-building and provide sustainable livelihood opportunities.17th & 18th October, 2014 at 455 Sindh Society from 10 am until 6:30 pm  

Homestays

September 13 - 14, 2014, Akshara, Events

Students of UWC Mahindra College visit homes of villagers in the local community that is closely connected with the Akshara initiative. Students from Akshara open their homes for students at UWC MC to witness the beauty of living in a community where they can learn about the culture of rural life in India and form strong friendships with those who live around the campus in Mulshi Valley.