WHAT WE DO
With more than 50 species, Uravu's Bamboo nursery is arguably the largest in the South India in terms of species diversity.
Bamboo based livelihood promotion to generate rural employment.
A relatively unexplored area, art in bamboo, is searching new horizons through Uravu’s skilled master craftsmen.
Fully woven using handloom, Uravu’s roll-up bamboo blinds are made by the in house SHGs.
Knowledge and research centre and a one stop point for bamboo solutions, Uravu conducts on demand trainings and workshops.
Uravu has been partnering with Vythiri Resort one of the most eminent concerns in Tourism sector, to lead responsible tourism activities in Wayanad.
TALES OF EMPOWERMENT
THE URAVU STORY
THE STORYOF URAVU
Uravu, established in 1996 in the district of Wayanad of Kerala, is a non-profit NGO set up with the aim of rural empowerment through sustainable solutions. Initially started by a collective of individuals who were determined to make a difference to the lives of the rural poor, later they delved into the mastery of the wonder that is bamboo. Today, Uravu is a knowledge centre of bamboo-a one stop point for all bamboo solutions-spearheading development of the bamboo sector in the state and beyond.
Uravu is an amazing Centre for Bamboo Solutions. It is very unique and special. The knowledge they possess is an asset to the nation and sustainable development.