Environmental ActivitiesThese green programs in BodhGaya are designed to engage:
Schools, Hotels, Monasteries

5 Main topics are:
Waste, Water, Bio- diversity. Energy, Transport


Sacred Earth Trust initiative to develop an eco learning and performing arts centre situated in a central location of Bodhgaya, providing access to local and international visitors.

This ground breaking project will not only have a powerfully transforming impact on Bodhgaya, but will also become a demonstration model to inspire and educate communities in other parts of India and all over the world.   Support Us

Providing education and raising awareness of our environment is a vital part of our work. It is a key factor that will determine the future and success of our life and the lives of many other species on this planet. Raising the consciousness of humanity globally has become a prerequisite if we want to continue living with nature on this planet.

We provide environmental education programmes and training for schools, community groups and the public. We provide teacher training and run accredited permaculture courses

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We run planting programmes with schools, land owners and other community groups

We have funded the purchase and planting of many trees throughout India, Sikkim and around Bodhgaya where we are based.

We also forge partnerships with national and international NGOs, businesses and like minds.

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We have been instrumental in the clean up of much waste in the Bodhgaya area. We work with local government, monasteries and the community in an effort to reduce some of the toxic waste that gets dumped. We have set up a plastic up-cycling facility to reduce and reuse some of the waste that is created to transform it into plastic blocks for construction.

Our facilities  demonstrate the use of the waste plastic to build sanitation solutions. These projects have been in partnership with government bodies, to advise and consultancy on sustainable waste management systems, developed water management systems in preparation and response to climate change. To secure and maintain basic resources, such as ground water for drinking, and set up rain water collection Support Us 

Sacred Earth Trust worked in partnership with other organisation in building toilets for women in rural areas, to provide access to decent and safe latrines and bathrooms.

Millions of women in India do not have access to clean water, toilets or personal hygiene.  

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A women's co-operative has been formed consisting of women from various groups from the surrounding villages of Bodh Gaya.

Using the skills they already have and being part of the solution for delivering environmental awareness through practical action. Basic nutrition, health, hygiene, permaculture, technologies, seed sovereignty, and other areas of specialist training will be part of the program.   Support Us