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Sustainable Living

Economic justice and environmental sustainability by inspiring transformation of motives and behaviour

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04-Apr-2019

How can we address the barriers to sustainable living? Can you guess what plays a major role?

Visit to Jarewadi Village
19-Feb-2019

John Bond, of IofC International, gives us a glimpse into the incredible transformations that have occurred through the work of Grampari and the introduction of quiet reflection as a personal practice.

Grampari works with villagers to construct ferro-cement tanks, made out of concrete and wire, to store rainwater for use during the dry season.
07-Jan-2019

Asia Plateau, the Centre for Initiatives of Change in India, celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018. As well as running national and international conferences and training programmes, Asia Plateau has roots in rural India. The work of Grampari, IofC’s rural development and ecology programme, sustains livelihoods and strengthens the resilience of the communities surrounding Asia Plateau. Run by a dedicated team, it is part of a global Initiatives of Change vision for 'land, lives and peace’. These photographs celebrate Asia Plateau's engagement at local level with issues of global significance.

10-Feb-2017

As part of his training at Grampari, Victor Nyanhete, an Initiatives of Change / Moral Re-Armament Zimbabwe youth programme coordinator, was introduced to the Tippy Tap, a hands-free way to wash hands that is especially appropriate for areas where water is scarce. Victor knew this was an idea that was needed in his home country, Zimbabwe, where a decade-long water and sanitation crisis has plagued the nation.

Silent Land
04-Nov-2016

The documentary 'Silent Land: the fight for fair food' premiered in the presence of the two main characters on 11 October during a festive and well attended event in the Tuschinski Theatre in Amsterdam, in the run-up to World Food Day. Over 500 people showed up to the world premiere that was co-organised by Initiatives of Change Netherlands (IofC). Furthermore, IofC organised a special screening of the film on 14 October in a film theatre in The Hague.

Victoria Vdovychenko
23-Sep-2016

Ukraine is struggling to create the conditions in which democracy can thrive. The struggle is far from won. Yet as The Economist magazine noted recently, ‘the energy of the 2014 Revolution of Dignity has not dissipated. Instead it has carried over into civil society.’ This year’s Caux conference on Just Governance for Human Security heard from Ukrainians active in this struggle.