July 2017

Keeping waste out of the landfill at the Bichli Haveli Project

2017-08-09T13:56:49+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Featured News, India Project|

According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, building-related demolition and construction accounts for 2/3 of all non-industrial solids waste generation. But at the Bichli Haveli Project, as we make the necessary alterations to adaptively use the building, we are saving as much of the stone as possible to reuse elsewhere at the site and to [...]

Keeping workers and volunteers safe at the Bichli Haveli Project

2017-08-09T13:57:38+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Featured News, India Project|

Safety at the Bichli Haveli Project is important, not just for our volunteers but the local crew too, many of whom have become accustomed to preventable work injuries at other construction sites. With JanDaksha Trust's oversight, we're equipping everyone with their own safety equipment (including steel toe shoes), which will be stored securely and managed by [...]

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. [...]

March 2017

July Trip Dates to India Announced

2017-06-23T15:48:57+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Featured News, India Project|

Registration now open for July 2017 Trip It's official! We're leading a group to the Bichli Haveli project July 10-21, 2017. We'll be working with the local community to restore a 140-year-old haveli (nobleman's house) and rehabilitate the surrounding neighborhood. See Rajasthan the RWI Way For over two decades, Restoration Works International has been offering tour participants a remarkable [...]

December 2016

November 2016

Thank you!

2017-06-23T15:48:59+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Featured News, India Project|

Because of your generosity on Giving Tuesday, $1,700 has been raised toward hiring the local crew for the first month of work at the Bichli Haveli project in India. $1,700 puts us well on the way to what's needed help create new jobs in Udaipur. By making a donation, you can help get us the [...]