Anthill Creations

Anthill Creations

Founders: Pooja Rai, Nancy Charaya

Background:Graduate of IIT Kharagpur, Architect, TEDX Speaker, Ashoka Changemaker
Anthill Creations builds sustainable playscapes using recyclable material to help bring back outdoor play for children.

Learn more: anthillcreations.org

The Solution Anthill Creations is bringing play back for all age groups by building low-cost sustainable playscapes, using contextual designs and localized resources, and encouraging community participation. The playscapes are built using upcycled waste material like scrap tyres, cable drums and oil drums.  These playgrounds are completely DIY and can be built in just 4 days; making the model highly scalable.

Areas of Focus: Child and Youth Development, Community Development

Geographical Reach: West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Haryana, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh

Impact:*
  • 250 playgrounds built
  • 125,000+ children impacted
  • 18 States covered
  • 100+ employee engagement activities

Achievements
  • National winner, Social Business Champ 2018 by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus
  • Raised one-time/recurring program funding from 50+ entities, including Bharat Petroleum Corporation, TATA Steel, Larsen & Toubro, HDFC Bank, Cisco, Mahindra & Mahindra,
  • Selected for Rajeev Circle Fellowship in Silicon Valley