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Address: Srishti Welfare Centre | Tata Global Beverages Limited, Munnar 685 612, India
Phone Number: 91 4865 230340
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A place that celebrates all abilities

My friend and I recently traveled to the DARE (Developmental Activities in Rehabilitative Education) school and Srishti Welfare Centre during our time in Munnar. As two special... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

My friend and I recently traveled to the DARE (Developmental Activities in Rehabilitative Education) school and Srishti Welfare Centre during our time in Munnar. As two special education teachers in our respective countries (UK and USA), we were amazed by the services provided at this facility, and thankful for the opportunity to learn about the great work these "differently abled"... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I don't think this centre is normally part of the standard tea plantation tours available in Munnar but it definitely should be!I found this centre on tripadvisor whilst researching my trip to Kerala and thought,I have to go and visit!Many of my fellow reviewers have explained the purpose of this centre already so I wont repeat. There are 2 main... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

When we visited Munnar, we did not know about this place, but some one told us about it and I am so glad they did. We had a tour of the facilities, with explanations on the process of making papers, dyes and dyeing techniques. We saw that the young differently-abled people working there were learning a trade and creating beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Munnar is full of lovely vistas, but the one place all visitors must visit is Srishti, an umbrella welfare organization supported by Tata Global Beverages.. There is a school for the education of differently-abled children of tea plantation workers. In addition, Srishti's activities include a natural dyeing plant, a handmade paper project, and a confectionery which supplies the bakery needs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The Srishtri Trust is located near to the tea museum in Munnar and it was a wonderful surprise. To find a charity established by Tata to care for the less or differently abled relatives of tea plantation employees and producing such wonderful products was a revelation. It was humbling and inspiring; a lesson to western companies on how to really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The Srishti Welfare Centre is a wonderful initiative which is just a short walk up from the Tea Museum. In addition to providing information and tours around their facility (paper making, cloth dyeing and others), they also have a fantastic gift shop set up with the products that are made on site. Well worth a visit, and highly recommend supporting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I have a very beautiful silk scarf from Aranya, wonderful quality and vibrant colour. I wish I could get Aranya products in Canada, especially the paper and dyed fabrics. thanks so much for creating beautiful and useful things and much more for making a difference in people's lives. i am sorry that i did not visit but i bought the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Having read the reviews and other reading material, this Welfare centre was a must to see. Not far out of Munnar, we arrived at a quiet time, allowing us to see over the paper-making section, the natural dying section, both parts with an enthusiastic worker informing us of the processes involved in paper making and dying using silks, cottons and... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

A wonderful place to drop by, see the great work place and school and maybe even buy a delicious muffin or handmade good. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

If you are looking for something else than the regular temple or tea plantation visit and want to be inspired and moved by wonderful people, then take a ricksjaw to the 20 minutes from Munnar Srishti Welfare Centre. This Tata initiative houses a school for lesser abled children, a textile factory, a recycle paper factory, a bakery and a little... More 

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