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November 2017

$4,260 raised for traditional building craft and safety equipment at the Bichli Haveli Project

2017-11-29T06:36:37+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Featured News, India Project|

Because of your generosity on #GivingTuesday, $4,260 has been raised toward traditional building craft and safety equipment at the Bichli Haveli Project in India. Yesterday was a thrilling day celebrating all that is happening at the Bichli Haveli Project in India. You met - and far exceeded - the goal for #GivingTuesday! We can do [...]

September 2017

Upcoming Webinars: Info Session and Q&A about New Year’s India Trip

2017-11-26T08:23:50+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Featured News, India Project|

Wondering what a Restoration Works trip is like? The Bichli Haveli Project in India is off to a great start, and we'd like you to see it for yourself during our upcoming New Year's trip. Whether you're a seasoned traveler or a first-time overseas volunteer, a 12-day trip to India can be a big commitment. Join us for a [...]

July 2017

Restoration Works partnering with nonprofit JanDaksha Trust at the Bichli Haveli Project

2017-08-09T14:06:04+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Featured News, India Project|

One of the Bichli Haveli Project goals - and an RWI foundational value - is job creation. We're delighted to be partnering with local Udaipur NGO (nonprofit), JanDaksha Trust, who is assembling and supporting the project's crew of primarily women laborers who will be trained in restoration over the next three years. JanDaksha's work focuses [...]

Volunteer team arrives at the Bichli Haveli Project for 12 day stay

2017-08-09T14:28:00+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Featured News, India Project|

We've arrived! Project crew at the Bichli Haveli was incredibly welcoming and gracious today. We learned about the history of Udaipur and the building, toured the site from top to bottom with project architect Malvika and owner Mahim, and enjoyed a generous tea spread. Tomorrow, we start getting our hands dirty alongside the crew. [...]