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Janwaar Castle is a learning camp with a skatepark at its core. It's a social experiment and the goal is to transform the village of Janwaar into a wealthier and more prosperous place.

What we need


We were very lucky so far – many volunteers have been with us and really enjoyed being at Janwaar Castle. Please feel free to connect with them if you consider to come and visit. If you want to join us, please drop an email to ulrike (at) janwaar-castle (dot) org – Thank you! We are […]


Technology needs to be state-of-the-art and it needs to be robust. For us tablets, smartphones and mifi-devices are crucial. We seamlessly integrate them in our programs and the kids are using is as they’ve used it for many years. No introductions needed.


Janwaar Castle is completely crowdfunded. Until today more than 100 friends from all over the world have contributed to make Janwaar Castle happen and to keep it running. 100 % of all donations go into the project – no overhead costs.

From our Blog

Find out what we have been up to.

Janwaar Castle Library Project

Janwaar Castle Library Project

Posted by on Jun 17, 2016 in Blog, Learning Experience | No Comments

  Janwaar Castle is on its way to create a library for its kids. We have started a campaign called “Janwaar Castle Library Project” to crowdfund 3 kits of Pratham books in one month. With more than one year since its start, Janwaar kids have grown exponentially. At a tender age of 12, most of […]

Janwaar’s Future is Kindled

Janwaar’s Future is Kindled

Posted by on Jun 14, 2016 in Blog, Learning Experience, Maker Space | No Comments

Soon the kids of Janwaar Castle will start to learn with their very own Amazon Kindles. All thanks to Isaac Mao, who has initiated the Janwaar Castle Kindle Reading Salon by donating five kindles. The first one he donated was the one he was using himself. Ulrike and Isaac are friends for many years. Isaac […]

Authorized to Grow

Authorized to Grow

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016 in Blog, Learning Experience, Skatepark | No Comments

Mohan, a 16-year-old Delhi kid lives in a small independent room in Nev Sarai. He loves to skateboard and has become the natural leader among all others who love to skate. He thinks before saying, and knows what his heart wants. He spends most of his time skateboarding, and helping others to skate. Every bit […]

These kids are Janwaar’s future!


Learn more about Janwaar Castle


Janwaar Castle is located
at the eastern buffer zone
of Panna National Tiger Reserve,
Madhya Pradesh, India.
It’s 7 km from Panna,
4 km off Satna road.


The Janwaar Castle Community
Organisation is a not-for-profit
company under section 7
of Indian Companies Act 2013.


Here you find all Janwaar Castle
publications in an easy
to read format. You can also download them.


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