Maitri Ersson

Maitri lives in Portland, Oregon, USA. In 1990, Maitri became involved with New Day School, a neohumanist preschool in Portland. She worked as the financial manager for 17 years and currently serves on the board of directors of the school. In 2007, Maitri, with her husband, founded Kailash Ecovillage, an intentional community focused on sustainable practices, such as rainwater and solar power harvesting, extensive recycling to include human excreta, food production for the community and sustaining harmonious and supportive relationships among members of the community.