In 2003, after the harrowing Godhra Riots, the state of Gujarat was torn. Communal tensions were at their peak. Countless people lost their lives, their houses, their business establishments, and the savings of their lifetime were all gone in a flash. In these times of turmoil, the daunting task of nation-building was taken up by Oxfam India. It started a pilot project in the districts of Gujarat and Rajasthan for serving the affected tribal population. Later in 2008, this pilot project would become the foundation of Urja Ghar.
Urja Ghar is a volunteer-run organisation based in Lambadiya village in Sabarkantha district of Gujarat committed to creating a better society through peace, creative thinking and dialogue for over nine years now.
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