Our current projects
Informal. Creative. Collaborative.
What we need
We were very lucky so far – many volunteers have been with us and really enjoyed being at Janwaar Castle. Please feel free to connect with them if you consider to come and visit. If you want to join us, please drop an email to ulrike (at) janwaar-castle (dot) org – Thank you! We are […]
Technology needs to be state-of-the-art and it needs to be robust. For us tablets, smartphones and mifi-devices are crucial. We seamlessly integrate them in our programs and the kids are using is as they’ve used it for many years. No introductions needed.
Janwaar Castle is completely crowdfunded. Until today more than 100 friends from all over the world have contributed to make Janwaar Castle happen and to keep it running. 100 % of all donations go into the project – no overhead costs.
From our Blog
Find out what we have been up to.
The times are changing swiftly, but why are we still schooling our children like we did in the 19th century? It is high time that we focus on learning over mere education. In a recent article for FEE, M.Ed in Education Policy from Harvard and advocate of self-directed education, Kenny McDonald, quipped how “we have left […]
An awesome, stylistic and graffiti-clad skate park, sounds rad ; you’d expect such a contraption in the suburbs of New York. Yet, we find one such monument of human collaboration, in the remotest of villages in India, Janwaar, Madhya Pradesh. The story of the barefoot skateboarders of Janwaar is a fascinating one. Janwaar, a remote village, […]
These kids are Janwaar’s future!
Janwaar Castle is located
at the eastern buffer zone
of Panna National Tiger Reserve,
Madhya Pradesh, India.
It’s 7 km from Panna,
4 km off Satna road.
The Janwaar Castle Community
Organisation is a not-for-profit
company under section 7
of Indian Companies Act 2013.
Here you find all Janwaar Castle
publications in an easy
to read format. You can also download them.