“Thank God, I’m a 100% American!”

Well! Here are we are, at the end of another academic year. Final exams are already underway for many of you. I think of exams as kolli devvas (ಕೊಳ್ಳಿ ದೆವ್ವ) – the Kannada term probably refers to a swamp gas (methane, one of the deadly greenhouse gases) that has lit up and is being blown […]

23 Mar, 2017

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Desire and despoliation

Mahatma Gandhi famously said, “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” However, those of us who can afford to pay money for what we want (more than what we need) very often end up getting it. We may buy it, but we are not paying the true cost of […]

15 Mar, 2017

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Foodie geography

Once a student whom I taught geography, born in India, raised abroad, was then in Bengaluru because his father had bee posted here by his company. He had a younger sister, too. I was to find out that he not only had a great sense of humor, but was also a brilliant geographer!

09 Mar, 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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