Who we are
Founded in 2013, MeDiClown Academy is a registered activity of the Auroville Foundation, incubated as a social startup by Fif Fernandes and Hamish Boyd. The Academy aims to transform health and social well-being through Medical Clowning in rural and urban India. The Vision of MeDiClown Academy is ‘Healing through Love, Laughter, Play and Humour: A Healthy Happy India for All.’
Currently, hospitals, healthcare and corporate sectors, and educational institutions are some of the key beneficiaries of its services. MeDiClown Academy is now offering a “Fellowship in the Arts and Science of MeDi Clowning” accredited by Saveetha University. First of its kind in India, an Accredited & Certified Fellowship Program for aspirants in health & well-being, education, social sector and corporate organizations. With this, MeDiClown Academy aims to create a new stream of career opportunities for the aspirants in various fields.
No problem can be solved from the same consciousness that created it. We must learn to see the world anew.
Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
Theoretical Physicst, Noble Prize for Physics
Operating in India and internationally, MeDiClown Academy received the YES! i am the CHANGE 2018 Award Grant and Accelerator by the YES Foundation. MeDiClown Academy is located in the universal township of Auroville in South India. UNESCO has recognized Auroville as an international community for peace, human unity, poverty eradication, quality education and life-long learning for over 50 years.