THE GYAAN CENTER IN JAISALMER, INDIA

AD100: ADxHansgrohe “Building of the Year 2021”Muse Design “Gold Winner” In rural Jaisalmer, girls face India’s most extreme social, economic, and geographic disadvantages to receiving an education. Education provides girls access to pursue economic freedom and autonomy. The value of education is not the norm in this region, where female infanticide and child marriage remain prominent. The GYAAN Center is a three-phase education project that aims to become a foundation where girls… Read More

Juanga Hospital

The Michael A. Daube Charitable Trust Hospital Juanga, Odisha, India In 1998, CITTA opened its first hospital in Odisha, India, one of the poorest states in the country, serving a population of approximately 190,000 and home to most of India’s tribal Adavasi people. With the addition of now board president, Dr. Christopher Barley, a clinic started by founder Michael Daube expanded into a fully operational hospital. The hospital remains the only healthcare… Read More

Juanga School

The Vivekananda Primary School and High School Juanga, Odisha, India In 1999, the largest cyclone to hit India in over 100 years ripped through the coastal region of Odisha for three days. This cyclone was in the same region where CITTA had been running the hospital since 1996, and it destroyed the few small government schools that existed. Odisha, one of the poorest states in India where only 10% of the local… Read More