Ashoka Fellow
India
Fellow Since 1996
Ashoka commemorates and celebrates the life and work of this deceased Ashoka Fellow.
This description of Shantharam Umanath Shenai's work was prepared when Shantharam Umanath Shenai was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1996.
Introduction
Shantaram Umanath Shenai ("Shantu"), who is popularly known in and around India's commercial capital of Mumbai (Bombay) as the "Garbage Guru," is successfully demonstrating "earthworm technology" for recycling and sustainable ecological re-development.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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