Geographies of our daily needs

manasi cha paritushtey k’orthavān ko daridaha If one is contented in the mind, who is wealthy, who is poor? We often confuse needs and wants. This leads to many complications in life. As with everything else, this also has a strong geography connection.

15 Oct, 2017

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Crises of extremes

There was a time in India, when “May you have a house full of children” was a blessing. I used to mockingly bless my niece that way when she was in college (she used to make excellent cardamom tea for me). My mother used to chide me, “Don’t say such a thing even as a […]

11 Oct, 2017

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This time, two puzzles for you. Work on these with your friends. If you have seen another person whom you don’t know, but would like to get to know, you can make friends with them using these puzzles. Invite them to join you in solving them. It might well lead you to a good long-term […]

04 Oct, 2017

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Our Mission

Creating and delivering innovative, non-formal geography education for the 21st century with focus on critical knowledge, critical understanding, and critical skills for all.

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Our Partners

We are proud to partner with these organizations in our work


Dharani USA, Inc., San Francisco, USA. A tax-exempt charitable organization that raises funds for, and supports, the work that TIGS does in India.


The American Association of Geographers, Washington, DC, USA. The world’s largest professional organization of geographers.


GeoCapabilities, UK. An innovative international project working on building the geographical capabilities of teachers in innovative ways.


Army Public School, Bengaluru. The first GeoVidyaa Geography Centre was established here in 2010. Our first conference, the National Geography Youth Summit, was also held here in 2014.


Relief Foundation, Chennai. We have been partnering since 2013. The GeoVidyaa Geography Centre – Chennai, set up in 2015, has been set up in partnership with them.

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