Posts in Community Development
Be a Part of the Global Village: Support Students in Vietnam

Institute for Village Studies was built on the core value of reciprocity. Our goal has always been to support community-driven development and create lasting cross-cultural relationships. We believe this is now more important than ever. This year we are a launching a new program in Vietnam, and currently raising funds for 15 Vietnamese students to participate in a two-week field study program.

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Climate Change in Zanskar

In the alpine desert of Zanskar, water is literally life here and the communities have developed elaborate systems on how to manage this scarce resource. Unfortunately, climate change is now impacting their way of life and their future in the valley. We have been working with Stongdey Village for the past four years on building artificial glaciers in the stream valley above the village to help mitigate impacts.

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