The Young Girl Who Embraced Change

Our GT fellows were apprehensive about approaching and asking teenagers/young adults to switch to menstrual cups. Until they met Supriya. Read on to find out how Supriya became part of the change on Sandakphu trail.

How Our Local Hero Nima’s Simple Idea Reduced Reckless Littering On The Sandakphu Trail

Nima Rai from the town of Rimbik in Darjeeling comes up with a radically simple idea that helped cut down trash on Sandakphu trail. Read more about him here.

How This Swedish Citizen Uses Eco-Bricks To Fight Plastic Pollution In Manali

This week’s local hero story is about Hawey, a Swedish man who found friendship, peace and a sense of purpose in Jagatsukh, our base camp of the Hampta Pass trek. His actions revolve around the local environmental welfare. This makes him our hero. Read his complete story here.

How our Local Hero Sukhman Daju Helped Create An Eco-Village in Sandakphu

Sukhman Daju is the go-to person for our Green Trails team at the Sandakphu base camp. He has helped Indiahikes make Jaubhari a model eco-village. Read more to know how.

Young Local Hero Smriti Crafts Her Way Through Plastic Waste

Young Smriti is an inspiration to her peers. Our local hero this week is someone who is self-motivated and focused. Read about how she has been transforming how people in her village view waste.

How Local Hero Yashpal Shows it’s Easy to Live the Green Trails Way

Our Local Hero of the week is someone who chooses the alternative over the status quo. Read how Yashpal walks the talk to change the system.

Local Hero Heera, The Man Behind The Scenes At The Roopkund Base Camp

Meet the ever smiling, efficient, and environmentally conscious trek manager from our Lohajung base camp – Heera. Read his complete story to know why he is our local hero of the week.

Change your mindset, manage your waste: Local Hero Jeevan Shows How

Meet our local hero from the village of Jaubhari – Jeevan Rai, whose actions speak louder than his words. His is a story of how thinking globally, and acting locally can bring about a wonderful change through small steps.

Local Hero Devendar – The Businessman Who Became An Eco-Warrior

In this week’s Local Hero series, we bring to you Devendar, a shopkeeper from Lohajung who changed his old ways to be a green champion. This change was not easy as he had to find alternate ways to keep his business up & running. Read his full story to know more.

For Local Hero Rukmani Devi, Upcycling Is Not Just About The Money Anymore

Here’s the story of a woman who has defied the society, gone above and beyond the call of duty, to take the Green Trails mission forward.

How Dharamji, A Local Hero, Keeps The Lohajung Village Clean

Here’s a story about our Local Green Trails Hero from Lohajung, Uttarakhand – Dharamji. He manages to keep the entire Lohajung market clean. Send your message to him in this post!