During one of the sessions of our travelling workshop ( a learning expedition in Ladakh led by me with a group of volunteers from a program called ICICI Fellow),Aksansha, a young and cheerful volunteers shared an amazing story.
A student (at SECMOL): Didi how many cups of water for making 1 cup of tea
Akansha : Hmm trick question ? thinks carefully. may be about 8/10 cup of water and rest milk.
Student: Wrong answer didi. 27 cups of water.
Akansha: How come… tell me
Student: Didi add the water it takes to grow tea, water that cow drinks to give milk, water to grow sugarcane and then process sugar. Add all that up and not just the water that you put in your tea.
I was stumped. No one ever explained to me ” footprint” in such a manner, Profound learning made simple. Through out the trip I kept…
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