India: Punarjani Village

Punarjani, at Pathiyoor, is one of the hundreds of villages in India that has been transformed into a sustainable, progressive society. The seeds of development were sown with the Youth Leadership Training Programs (YLTPs). Equipped with the training received from the programs, local youth worked with The Art of Living to initiate local development.

  • 1,250 houses start vegetable gardens
  • Setting up vocational training units
  • Awareness seminars on social issues
  • Environmental sustainability