Project Jatropha


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Awards and Honors

1. Project Jatropha’s Solar Energy Program is featured in US News and World Report article, “Students bring Environmental Awareness in Rural Indian Farming Communities” (2015).

2.  Story of Project Jatropha is published in UN Environmental Protection Program publication ‘TUNZA,’ and in a press release “Links between Health and Environment in Focus at Major UN Youth Conference” (2013).

3. The short film “Adarsha and Apoorva” won the first place in the “Community Heroes” category in the 8th annual MY HERO international Film Festival (2012).

4. Adarsha Shivakumar won the Planet 100: Top 5 Planet Saving Kids: Third Place (2010).

5.  Project Jatropha won the Presidential Environmental Youth Award (National) (2009).

6. Adarsha Shivakumar won the Brower Youth Award, the highest honor for environmental stewardship in North America for ages 13-22 (2009).

7. Adarsha Shivakumar and Apoorva Rangan won the International Young Eco Hero Award (2009).

8. Adarsha Shivakumar and Apoorva Rangan won the Gloria Barron Prize, a top honor for humanitarian service in North America (2009).

9. Project Jatropha Team Won Teen for Planet Earth Gold Service Award (International) (2009).

10. Project Jatropha is showcased as an episode in Eco Company TV shows.