Craft Week at Marutham Farm School, Tiruvannamalai

Adivasi Foundation Course children and the teachers visited Marutham Farm School, Tiruvanamalai for the Craft Week. Who wouldn’t love learning new craft, songs, dance, games during exposure visits – that is what we did in Marutham School. Every day was fun learning

    • We had 25 crafts to learn – we distributed ourselves among all the craft sessions so that we can bring back all the craft to teach others too.
Clay work
Clay work
Embroidery work
Embroidery work
Fun
Fun
Leather work
Leather work
wood work at Marutham
wood work at Marutham
Bamboo work
Bamboo work
  • We did hill climbing for the first time – we also learnt how the hill and the Arunagiri Children’s park was created by the Marutham Team.
  • We also got interested when we saw water conservation system, organic agriculture methods, waste management and self-sustainable small business run by women community there.
  • There was a 2 day Mela at the end of the program were craftsmen from different places were invited to showcase their artifacts (available for sales too). Our Vidyodaya teachers also joined us – we did showcase some of our tribal products.
  • There are few things that we thought we should start doing in our place too
    • Water conservation
    • Waste segregation
    • To start the craft we learnt during our craft sessions here

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