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Daily Food
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by Zidane   
Friday, 19 July 2013
Tulsi (Photographer: ZIdane)We are at Solar Kitchen with Tulsi explaining us how the solar kitchen works and how they cook the food and how many people come everyday to the Solar Kitchen to eat. He also told us that they give food to all the schools in Auroville . And that if you are a guest you should get a aurocard so that you can come and have some wonderful food at the Solar kitchen.

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Varanasi Weaver Exhibition
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by Philippe   
Saturday, 12 February 2011

Silk (Photographer: Giorgio)In a short interview recorded in Pondicherry at the opening of the exhibition "Varanasi Weaver Exhibition... a timeless journey", Uma Prajapati explain the importance of this social project Upasana is running in Varanasi. Quoting from the invitation: " Thousands of looms in Varanasi have become silent in the last decade - cheap, bad quality imitations have flooded the market and left weavers and traders in despair. Eighty-five percent of the weavers have wandered away to pursue other livelihood options. India's largest hand-weaving guild is threatened. Upasana has been involved in helping the Varanasi weavers' community since 4 years. We bring to you an exhibition showcasing Benaras through its textile, and tradition… An effort towards presenting responsible fashion and rediscovering pride in our collective heritage... Come experience a glimpse into the oldest city of India...”. The exhibition will be open till the 19th of February at the Alliance Francais (Pondicherry). Read more

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Well Paper in Paris
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by Chloé   
Monday, 04 October 2010
Jean Marc, Orly and Danny (Photographer: Danny and Jean Marc)Paris, 28th September 2010. It's the last day of the Ethical Fashion Show who is taking place at la cité de la mode et du design next to the Seine. We are with Danny and Orly from Well Paper and Jean Marc Attia their partner in France from Marron Rouge. After the cat walk we interviewed them about their collaboration and how Auroville's unit are perceive in the world ethical market. Read more

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Social cohesion through trade
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by Radio Team   
Wednesday, 04 October 2006

The Fair Trade Movement.
The IDEA team invites all unit holders, consultants, new entrepreneurs, social workers, farmers and artisans from Auroville and the bio-region to come on Friday, 6th October-  7:30  pm at Conference hall at the Town Hall, Auroville.
Marc just came from Bangkok to attend the Asia Fair Trade Conference. He was representing Mereville Trust from Auroville which is a Fair Trade member since 2004.
This movement has more than 50 years of history and has been evolving as one more alternative to end poverty through trade and entrepreneurship. 

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Auroville Network
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by RadioTeam   
Thursday, 15 December 2005

During the recent seminar on 'New Business and Global Consciousness', Sergio Lub, one of the speakers of the seminar, has invited Auroville to use his online networking directory called www.livingdirectory.net
The entire directory has nearly 48,000 members representing various organizations from around the world and it is expected that people and organizations can, by using the directory, network with each other.
Auroville Network was created under the www.livingdirectory.net
Many people have registered.
To explore further go to www.livingdirectory.net/AURO and register.
There are now 162 members registered. Please note that it is open to anyone in the world who is interested in networking with Auroville.
This means you can not only register yourself but also invite your friends and colleagues who you think are interested in networking with Auroville.