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Fête de la Nature à Mouans-Sartoux

Pour la deuxième année consécutive, l’équipe Rain Drop a eu le plaisir de participer à la Fête de la Nature de Mouans-Sartoux le samedi 24 Mai 2014. Cette manifestation annuelle permet de toucher un large public, des plus jeunes enfants aux adultes sur divers thèmes liés à l’écologie. Cette année, le thème était « Herbes folles, jeunes pousses et vieilles...
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Exposition photo itinérante / Les dates

Offrez-vous un voyage en Inde aux côtés de Rain Drop ! A partir du mois de juin, découvrez les photos de Jeremie Lusseau et Naiade Plante qui vous transporteront au cœur des villages indiens, parmi les femmes qui travaillent la terre, entre les passagers d’un rickshaw, dans le quotidien des familles que Rain Drop accompagne chaque jour. La première partie...
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Intervention à l’école Victore Asso de la Trinité

Rain Drop’s work goes beyond the projects it is leading in India. It makes raising awareness a top priority. For this reason, Rain Drop France’s team is touring schools in the PACA region; interacting with young students, educating them about the issues of biodiversity and exposing them to cultural diversity. This initiative also permits us to talk about our projects...
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Un échange culturel

It’s almost evening in the desert that surrounds the villages where Rain Drop operates. Shadows stretch across the ground as the sun sinks in the sky, while three teenagers wrangle over a bike – the winner scooting away in a cloud of dust. Nothing disturbs the relative peace. Nothing that is, except a teacher with big blue eyes almost two...
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Installation de pompes à pieds à Ajad Purva

The long green hose slithering through the fields not far way from Ajad Purva looks more like a giant snake than the water foot pump equipment installed as part of another Rain Drop initiative. Measuring 30 meters long, two of those foot pump equipments were installed with the precious help of the villagers in order to serve as an effective...
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Ek Paratas, panch roupia !

“Jen! Heloise! Jam paratas wallah, jam paratas wallah [1]!” This is how the villagers call the girls who are part of the Rain Drop team in India these last few weeks. The suffix wallah can be used in ordrer to describe many jobs: “chaï-wallah” is the one who prepares the tea, “dudh-wallah” delivers the milk to the villagers’ doorsteps, the “dhobi-wallah”...
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Une goutte d’eau et des graines de moutarde

While some of Mau’s farmers have just begun harvesting their paddy fields, storing rice stocks for the coming months, others are storing knowledge and expertise and are learning new agriculture techniques thanks to Rain Drop’s training programs in India. Today it is in mustard seeds that they are interested. Depending on the type of project, the farmers are given a...
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Petit à petit, Rain Drop installe les systèmes de goutte à goutte

After much anticipation, the drip irrigation system installation process has finally begun! The farmers in this region have traditionally used surface irrigation techniques, which involve covering an entire field with water. This type of “flooding” technique is water-intensive, and therefore especially inappropriate for drought-prone areas like Mau. Drip irrigation systems release water in a slow and steady fashion, and are...
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