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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.

Update on “No more water!”

Update on “No more water!”

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Beyond Janwar Castle, Blog, Social Impact | No Comments

A few weeks ago we’ve launched our “Fotos for Water” campaign – and we are happy to announce that we’ve almost accomplished the project! A few things remain to be done and as soon as the rains allow us to move on, we will! The point of departure Janwaar was facing a serious drought. 800 […]

We will get passports!

We will get passports!

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Blog, Learning Experience, Social Impact | No Comments

Next year we plan to take six of the Janwaar children abroad to explore skateboarding communities around the world. We have different plans for each of them: 1. Goldi and Deepa – The two fabulous girl skateboarders will explore skateboarding in Australia for four weeks. Garry and Isabelle, who volunteered with us in March 2016, […]

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 […]

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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