The Puranik Foundation is a Nonprofit organization based in India and headquartered in Houston, Texas.
It is the Corporate Social Responsibility of Worldwide Oilfield Machine (WOM) a design and manufacturer of flow equipment valves for the energy sector.
A charitable trust that believes in education, sustainable living & mindfulness.
Vision International Learning Center is our private grade, k-12 residential school for underserved children in Pune, India. The school provides a holistic perspective through English education and extracurricular activities. The school has their own orchestra, sports, and dance teams as well as international exchange programs.
We also offer service leadership programs for Houston area communities that create local impact through mindfulness, practicing sustainable living, and exploring cross-cultural understanding.
Our school in India is a self-sustaining living lab, as technologies are developed unique to the site including rainwater retention, biofuel and solar. We are constantly developing better ways to live in harmony with nature.
In Houston, we are hosting The Energy Project, an opportunity to design the future of sustainability through youth activism.
A remote location among lush trees and beauty that surrounds the serene hills of Pune. Our campus is a place to engage in meditation, reflection and learn practices for conscious living that encompass the self, community and environment.
In Houston, we run programs that introduce mindfulness to educators and the classroom.
The Puranik Foundation is a 501c3 organization headquartered in Houston, Texas that owns and operates a school in Pune, India called Vision International Center. We believe in providing educational opportunities that open minds, stimulate holistic perspectives and inspire transformation. Seated on 27-acres of sustainable land, our school provides private grade education to underserved children grades K-12. This includes housing and meals throughout the week along with a curriculum enriched with nature exploration, mindfulness practices, critical thinking exercises and leadership training.
Puranik Foundation offers a range of programs from studying abroad at our campus in India, to internships related to sustainability through youth activism.
“When I picked my daughter up from the airport she shared that she was not ready to come. She was already making plans to go back to Vision International School and stay for 6 weeks for the Bridge India program”. Cammie shared that the most painful part of her trip was leaving the children behind. My daughter is a better human being because of her time at Impact India. We thank the Puranik Foundation. My family is extremely grateful.”
Shawn Lemmons (Cammie’s Mom)
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Travel to India and immerse with its culture, a program for High School students to become global citizens.
The Energy Project is a semester-long internship program that provides a unique environmental sustainability curriculum enrichment opportunity to high school students.
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Urban design shapes how a city looks and how people experience it as they live, as they work, as they come together, and as they move around. Urban design is about people and how they connect to their surroundings. It can play a large role in improving sustainability, quality of life, well being, and health.
Have you ever driven past a landfill, or even googled pictures, only to be shocked at how big they really are? How we get rid of our trash isn’t something we consciously think about every day, but with rising environmental concerns, is it time to start?
Sustainable consumption revolves around “doing more and better with less.” Learning to practice sustainable consumption can promote a more sustainable lifestyle for our generation, our environment, and can even help decrease the line of poverty.
Whether you call it pani puri or gol gappe, phuchke, or pani ka pataasha- the origins of what could be India’s favorite street food snack are somewhat unclear. Who invented it, where and when, is a mystery.
The lotus flower is a fascinating flower that is used, admired, and even revered in many cultures, particularly in Asia. It is obviously a beautiful flower to look at, but its cultural importance is due to far more significant and interesting reasons.
We, at Puranik Foundation, were excited to partner with such a passionate student to work on this specific project. We thank Krish, his family, and his fellow scouts who made this possible.
Composting is the ultimate recycling system in nature. It is a natural process where the organic matter gets broken down into granular matter humus called compost, which can then be used as a nourishing soil amendment.
“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath,” said Amit Ray, author, and spiritual master.
Mindfulness is not only a characteristic that can be cultivated and developed by practice, but it is also “associated with better academic outcomes..
A yoga event free for educators to unwind and bring awareness
High school students will create their future through mindful design in this 5-day workshop
Join Puranik Foundation as we serve the community and work to make our city of Houston a more environmentally friendly place
Celebrating the future student innovations in sustainable energy