I was born and raised in the periphery of a city six hours from Mumbai called Aurangabad. As a child I often wondered what was happening to the surrounding land. The nearby fields, where I used to run around and climb trees, were slowly disappearing and being replaced by housing and industrial complexes. Later when my parents moved into the city I got lost in my studies and went to college to study statistics. After that I got an opportunity to experience life, living and working in a village in Rajasthan, India and Wales, UK through The Global Exchange Program. Later, as a field researcher, I was involved in various projects across the country and I was fascinated by the simple lifestyle of the people in the villages. I envied those communities for the connection they shared with nature.
To connect with nature myself I decided to quit my job and volunteer, learn and […]