The UC Berkeley Chapter of Project RISHI was established in March 2008 and has continually worked in tandem with UCLA to develop sustainable solutions to rural development in Vadamanappakkam, a village located 100 km south of Chennai in Tiruvannamalai District, Tamil Nadu. More recently, UC Berkeley chapter has adopted a new village in Bharog Bhaneri, Himachal Pradesh, India.


[UC Berkeley] Testing the Waters

One of the most prominent efforts undertaken by the Berkeley chapter of Project RISHI has been...
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2014 Annual Financial Report

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[UC Berkeley] Project RISHI at Clinton Global Initiative University

Early in March, the UC Berkeley, UCLA, Northwestern, and other RISHI chapters had the...
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[UC Berkeley] No Treat Like National Retreat

For the third year in a row, Project RISHI gathered at a leadership conference designed to...
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  • Bharog Baneri, Himachal Pradesh (UC Berkeley)

    This is University of California, Berkeley Project RISHI's site. Bharog Baneri has a population of 1,400. Berkeley has been working on a number of projects including Community Development Day (Trash Project), Ocular Health Camp (Retina India), Leadership Day (Pen Pals), Anganwadi Toy Drive, Womens' Empowerment: Income Generation for the Mahila Mandal, and a Water Sanitation Project.


UCB Executive Board

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UCB Members
Active Roster 2014-2015

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UC Berkeley Alumni
Graduates of Chapter

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