Uravu is the motherhouse and a well-established organisation and centre for craft in Kerala and the region. The Bamboo Grove tourism project is an offshoot of the Bamboo Village Development Programme promoted by Uravu. Uravu is mentioned in the well-known travel guide Lonely Planet as a craft centre and a site to visit in Wayanad and hosts many visitors from all over India and abroad on a daily basis. Uravu provides craft training for guests at the Bamboo Grove and craft products by Uravu’s units are showcased for sale to the guests.
Uravu Eco Links is the marketing agency for Uravu’s bamboo products. Uravu’s nursery provides saplings for the guests at the Grove for planting as part of a carbon reduction programme. Further details on Uravu can be found on the website: www.uravu.net