Maroma, a part of the dream
For those who are satisfied with the world as it is, Auroville obviously has no reason to exist “
– The Mother.
Auroville is meant for whose who aspire to a higher and truer life. Multiple experiments are constantly ongoing in each and every domain of life.
Maroma proudly supports and participates in every aspect.
To run the business in a conscious manner, to take up the challenges as part of one’s personal growth through the work, and to give to Auroville from the profits it generates, is the very raison d’être of Maroma since its inception. Maroma is a leader in the business world as a company which does not belong to the Executives and Founders of the company but to the community. It has been the largest contributor to the economy of Auroville.
The Community of Auroville
Auroville is an international community dedicated to human unity and the advancement of society in a fair and non-sectarian fashion. The residents are involved in a wide range of projects including environmental regeneration research, organic farming, renewable energy, green construction, technology, handicrafts and small eco-friendly industries.
To learn more about Auroville, please visit www.auroville.org
Maroma impact on Auroville
Maroma is the largest employer in Auroville and the biggest contributor. Each year, 40% of Maroma’s profits are returned to the community to further growth and development.
Maroma initiated a free food link between Auroville Farms and the Auroville Community Kitchen, by subsidising food grains grown in Annapoorna Farm, the largest farm in Auroville, thereby allowing the farm to supply it free of cost. This project continued until the farm was able to maintain this free exchange of food on its own.
Maroma contributes financially to secondary and higher educational institutions in Auroville. These schools are a mix of nationalities helping to build a strong future through its youth. This contribution has been established for many years and is helping children in variety of ways.
In addition, Maroma gives every year Christmas gifts for the children in various schools in Auroville.
In keeping with Auroville’s image of an International Township working towards human unity, our products reflect international trends. The Packing carries multi-language product information and our products are sold in almost 20 countries ! Maroma has grown into an internationally renowned and recognizable brand in the natural market. The brand carries the name and story of Auroville in its leaflets and communication, bringing awareness of Auroville to the world.