Sittilingi is also home to some other initiatives started by friends and incubated under THI. They are now independent but we all have the common agenda of improving the lives of the Malevasis in this valley.
Architect couple, Krishna and Anuradha, have been in Sittilingi for the past 10 years. They run an educational resource centre for the tribal children of the surrounding villages. The main activity is in the evenings, when the tribal children throng the centre, hungry to lap up the knowledge and the facilities which the local schools fail to provide. Read more about it at their website thulir.org
Thuyimayaya (Clean) Sittilingi:: Though we had been working in health for the past 25 years, we had never consciuosly promoted toilets, there wa always the forest for people to use. But, for the last 2 years people have been asking for it, with children going to college and the TV bringing in the messages. With help from friends, and CSR, we encourage them to build spacious toilets, with us pitching in half the money. A small step towards ‘Thuyimaya Sittilingi.