The first AV Barefoot Run took place through the greenery of Auroville on Sunday April 17th with 55 runners - Aurovilians, volunteers, Ashramites, friends from Pondicherry and Chennai and even from Tirupati! The 10-kilometer route wound through Auroville's forests, with proceeds going to the GreenAcres campaign for more land purchase and greening of Auroville's land.
Our First GreenAcres newsletter with info on Auroville Green Projects and updates of GreenAcres fundraising campaign will reach you very soon! You will get to know the many facets of Farming, Forestry, Sustainable living, alternative energy and habitat.
The first target of A4A’s action had been to raise funds for missing plots in the Matrimandir Area and the International Zone. By the end of the first year, the campaign has achieved two major successes.
On 15th of August 2015, the Green Acres campaign.