Rajashri Khalap

Vasundhara Sanman

Rajashri gave up a prestigious job at world renowned advertising company- Lintas, and engaged herself in the service of environment, protection of wildlife and birds. In the year 2008, she came in contact with various forests and tribes of Vidharbha, through the Satpuda Foundation. Since last six years, she has been working as a volunteer for a unit of NisargaSanrakshanSanstha which provides health services to tribes living in Pench, Melghat, Tadoba. and some jungles in Madhya Pradesh. She has started a computer training centre for tribal children from a remote village in Pench. She has trained tribal women in tailoring and artwork; and has helped them sell their products directly in the markets of Mumbai. Their stall in Indus festival, Mumbai, is a crowd-puller. She has trained 1000 workers from various cities across India, on the topics of Forests-tribes-tigers. She works quietly towards creating opportunities for tribal men and women participating in projects for tigers.