Author Archives: Ceres Global

About Ceres Global

CERES Global is a project aiming to engage with the issue of global inequities and the well‐being of all people on the planet and the environments in which they live. It has a special focus on working with remote village communities. CERES Global aims to engage Australian people with the issues of developing countries whilst enjoying the richness of their cultures and the wisdoms they can add to our understanding of sustainable wellbeing. The focus is on establishing ongoing relationships and links between remote communities and our part of the world.

A CALL OUT FROM SOUTH INDIA

This year our SHG womens groups have raised more than 30000 seedlings that should be planted now…Financially it is very tight  in pitchandikulam as we have been trying to build up our training facilities both here in our Auroville forest … Continue reading

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In an Indian Tribal Village

Author: Phuong Tang Standfirst: Gazing into the spreadsheet, it feels like there isn’t enough time. But for what? My gaze diverts from the spreadsheet filled with numbers and diagrams, and I stare out my office window, searching. For what is … Continue reading

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Kit’s Mumbai experience so far!

Namaste! I’m here in Mumbai taking a bit of time off from our busy schedule to write a bit about what we are doing. At the moment I’m volunteering with Apne Aap Womens Collective. AAWC is a NGO which helps to provide … Continue reading

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Ed’s Cuba 2013 experience

I travelled to Cuba to join the CERES Global 2 week tour (ably lead by Ben), prior to attending the International Permaculture Conference, Convergence and a week of tours to selected permaculture sites.   It was significant that the conference was held in Cuba, as … Continue reading

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Indonesian Cultural Exchange July 2013

29th June Arriving in Jakarta was a welcome relief after what felt like an eternity of travel with connecting flights and stop overs from Melbourne. Waiting in the taxi line for the specifically nominated Blue Bird cab company, I was … Continue reading

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Pitchandikulum through Jonathon’s eyes

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  All above photos are taken by Jonathon Wright 20

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a thousand gods

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The CERES Global group have a free day today – and Ben has gone with them climbing a mountain to the border of Maharasthra and Madya Pradesh. So I’ve taken the opportunity to fill you in on what the group … Continue reading

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Walls of Jerusalem

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A few weeks ago we took 6 people bushwalking into the Walls of Jerusalem National Park as a fundraiser for CERES Global. Below are some photos of our 4 day trip. Photos by Sophie Edwards and Glenn Evans Posted by … Continue reading

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Weaving in Mäpuru with the Yolgnu women

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Mäpuru is a small and remote township in East Arnhem Land; 1000 kms from Darwin and 50kms south of Elcho Island as the crow flies. CERES’s (a community environmental park in Brunswick) runs trips each year to Mäpuru as part … Continue reading

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glimpsing Mäpuru

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How can I explain to you what it was like at Mäpuru. This is possibly one of the most difficult things I have had to do. There is so much that language cannot begin to explain and if I try, … Continue reading

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