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The Kumaon Artisans Guild is a network of Barefoot Engineers. Since the 1990s the team has spearheaded the application of appropriate technology (AT) in  cross-cutting sectors such as drinking water, environmental sanitation, renewable energy, roof run-off rainwater harvesting and shelter.  Registered as a non-profit since 2001, its membership continues to grow.  Meet some of the founding and senior members here…


Puran Ram
Ramesh Chand Dani
Chandan Arya

Guild Profiles: click on a thumbnail to read their story

Master Trainers: click on the grey box to the right to meet the master trainers

Himachal Pradesh :

Arjun Singh

Suder Shan

Chitter Ver

Hans Raj

Desh Raj Kamal

Monahr Singh

Shankar Ram

Gopal Ram

Kishan Chandra


Master Trainers:

Jeewan Singh

Gopal Ram

Gopal Ram