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Educational Resources - Khati (Part 2)

INDIA | Thu, 3 Apr 2014 | By bonnie | Views [754]

    The new printer is a welcome community addition that needed a 'home'. The library isn't a great spot, thanks to many, many inquisitive little fingers.... So it was decided that the main area of the peAk building was a good central ... Read more >

Tags: education, khati, kumoan himalaya, library, peak, school

Educational Resources - Khati (Part 1)

INDIA | Wed, 19 Mar 2014 | By bonnie | Views [832]

In 2013/14 peAk, funded by the Word Nomads Footprints program, provided educational resources in the region. This included financial support for a community teacher, library supplies and educational material for the children of Jatoli School (7km from ... Read more >

Tags: education, khati, kumaon himalaya, library, peak

The 'library'

INDIA | Tue, 18 Mar 2014 | By bonnie | Views [647]

Over the last year peAk's library has worked very successfully in tandem with the government school in Khati. The new working system sees the students attend their morning school assembly at the government school (150 metres away) with the first class ... Read more >

Tags: education, khati, kumaon himalaya, library, peak

The aftermath of the Uttarakhand floods

INDIA | Sat, 15 Mar 2014 | By bonnie | Views [899]

In mid June 2013 there was an unprecented rainfall event in Uttarakhand, India. A combination of heavy rain and cloudbursts over a number of days created untold misery for thousands across the state. The Indian Army airlifted over 100 000 people out ... Read more >

Tags: india, khati, kumaon himalaya, uttarakhand floods

peAk - the busy year so far.....

INDIA | Thu, 13 Mar 2014 | By bonnie | Views [639]

The World Nomads 'Footprints' program provided finances for peAk's latest educational resource project which was rolled out gradually over the end of 2013 into 2014. PeAk would like to thank both World Nomads and  travelling community for enabling ... Read more >

Tags: education, khati, kumaon himalaya, library, peak

Photos: peAk working shots - Khati 2013/14

INDIA | Wed, 12 Mar 2014 | By bonnie | Photo Gallery

peAk working shots
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Tags: education, jatoli, khati, kumaon himalaya, peak

Photos: Khati & Jatoli March - June 2013

INDIA | Tue, 18 Jun 2013 | By bonnie | Photo Gallery

Random shots taken during March - June 2013
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Tags: jatoli, khati, kumaon himalaya, solar technology, solar torches

People's Environmental Awareness - Khati (PEAK)

INDIA | Wed, 8 Aug 2012 | By bonnie | Views [1473]

PEAK's work in the installation of Solar Home Lighting Units, primary school education, potable water/hygiene project and the provision of basic healthcare has made a tangible difference to villagers lives in the Kumoan Himalaya, India. This is all ... Read more >

Tags: healthcare, india, khati, peak, primary school education, solar home lighting, uttarakhand


INDIA | Fri, 27 Jul 2012 | By bonnie | Views [1006]

As previously mentioned, this is a tale of a missing notebook and a dodgy Indian photo processing shop, from here on in memory has to take over. But where to begin in a world of small children, wound stitching, overwhelming hospitality, solar maintenance ... Read more >

Tags: death, india, khati, solar home lighting, uttarakhand

Vanishing timelines....

INDIA | Thu, 26 Jul 2012 | By bonnie | Views [885]

April. PeAk is due begin the Solar Home Lighting project in Jatoli. "Where does time go to?" or the issue of vanishing time lines pertinent. April turned bitterly cold and wet after an unseasonally warm March. Not quite cold enough to crack ... Read more >

Tags: birth, india, khati, newborn babies, uttarakhand

Spring is in the air

INDIA | Wed, 25 Jul 2012 | By bonnie | Views [933]

March 2012 The verdant green barley crop dances in the breeze. Soon stored potatoes - what little there are from last years dismal crop - buried deep in earthen holes will be extracted and planted in the fallow fields rich with piles of manure and ... Read more >

Tags: cot death, india, khati, solar home lighting, uttarakhand

A world of crunchy snow, children and a Lammergeier sighting

INDIA | Mon, 23 Jul 2012 | By bonnie | Views [1007]

February 2012. Life is chaos. Solar maintenance, teaching, doctoring, nightly meals, more solar maintenance, doctoring, teaching ... and now Solar Home Lighting installation. Whenever possible we walk up to the Mandir marvelling at the crunchy snow ... Read more >

Tags: education, india, khati, lammergeier, solar home lighting, uttarakhand

Snippets of village life

INDIA | Sun, 22 Jul 2012 | By bonnie | Views [1187]

1st February 2012 Today from our window I watched Banmati from a distance. Her deeply weathered and line etched face a byproduct of decades of work in a harsh Himalayan environment was a picture of concentration as she sat in the sun on the cobble ... Read more >

Tags: education, india, khati, recycling, uttarakhand, village life

A dose of Basant Panchmi, elections and stray cows

INDIA | Mon, 16 Jul 2012 | By bonnie | Views [853]

January 28, 2012 Basant Panchmi Day. The villagers were up at 4am in preparation for the day (ok, I admit I was still fast asleep). First was a full body wash - no mean feat in a Himalayan winter -then off to the khet  (field) field to collect some ... Read more >

Tags: cows, elections, india, khati, new born baby, uttarakhand


INDIA | Wed, 1 Jun 2011 | By bonnie | Views [1274]

Early April A cacophony of birds herald in the new day, clear blue sky, the barley crop dances in the breeze. As the seasons shift and the days stretch out the village comes to life by 6.30 am. Women have cleaned out the cattle sheds and have headed ... Read more >

Tags: forest fodder, khati, mountain life, wildmeat

A snapshot of life in Khati (continued)....

INDIA | Tue, 5 Apr 2011 | By bonnie | Views [693]

19th February Later in the day Scott has had a couple of children in today with ear infections & and a dressing change on a wound. A quiet day. Sometimes the government doctor (who was last here in December) doesn't come back for a few months, ... Read more >

Tags: government doctor, khati, medical, mountain life, remarriage

A snapshot of life in Khati...

INDIA | Tue, 5 Apr 2011 | By bonnie | Views [722]

After six days of brooding dark grey louds, rain, hail & light snow, this morning dawned clear and with the rising sun an azure blue sky was starkly juxtaposed against snow white mounts and hills around Khati. At first light the cacophany of birds ... Read more >

Tags: khati, medical, mountains, organic crops, seed saving, village life


INDIA | Mon, 4 Apr 2011 | By bonnie | Views [1252]

14th February Today the Himalayan Griffons ( Gyps himalayensis) are circling close to the village. This usually means a cow met its end overnight either by taking a tumble over a rocky ledge or through a leopard attack. The sky is leaden grey and ... Read more >

Tags: domestic duties, farming, khati, mountain village life, womens work

Changing times...

INDIA | Sun, 9 Jan 2011 | By bonnie | Views [645]

As staff members of PEAK, Scott and I still marvel at the wonders of renewable technology. When we walk downtown on the rocky paths of Khati at night, the glow of LED lights fans out of open wooden window frames and it is comforting to know that inside ... Read more >

Tags: cordyseps sinensis, himalayan roads, khati, mobile phones


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