A society without monney?
Written by Radio Team Friday, 28 November 2008
Jean Yves is a teacher in French, Sanskrit and the economy and has lived in Auroville since 1993. In this interview he talks about the methods that Auroville uses in order to sustain itself without any internal circulation of money. He talks about the difficulties of measuring economic production and consumption but also the manner in which Auroville manages to make a profit and have a surplus of goods even without any commercial margin. To download this program click here.
Caring for Village Children
Written by Radio Team Tuesday, 25 November 2008
Sathyamurthy and Anbu are from Ediyanchavadi. They both work at Thamarai in the role of social worker. Sathyamurthy also works at the Botanical Garden as an environmental teacher. He explains Thamarai's activities: what they are doing for the people, children and adults. Nearly one hundred children attend, learning different classes such as dance, drama, yoga, pottery, sports, mathematics, and so on. Kathy and Bridget are the two main persons who started Thamarai in Edaiyanchavadi; they have worked hard to develop its activities. To download this program (in Tamil) click here.