What Communities Celebrate
Piplantri is a village in rural India that is home to a special combination of valuing the environment and encouraging the value and self-dependence of girls.
Called This Village in India Plants 111 Trees Every Time a Girl Is Born (2:43), this Great Big Story piece highlights a place that sees itself as powerfully distinctive.
What does your community celebrate together? Is there something that you celebrate that others typically don’t?
What do you wish your community would celebrate? Can you make it happen?
video: This Village in India Plants 111 Trees Every Time a Girl Is Born, posted by Great Big Story
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