.....posts from 'Social Service'

I will take the light to dispel the darkness

(25 Feb '15)

“When I return to my village I will teach how one becomes physically dependent on alcohol and how difficult it is to stop drinking once you start,” said Pankaj Kumar, age twenty-two. “I will explain how inhaling smoke from indoor stoves is bad for health, and how chimneys can easily be installed.” Pankaj, from the […]

Category : Amrita-SeRVe

Distributing sarees in Tamil Nadu

(10 Nov '14)

Under the leadership of Br. Ajamrita Chaitanya, MAM distributed sarees for the poor people in connection with Amma’s 61st birth days celebrations at Tenkasi, Puliyarai, Ayikudi, Puliyangudi, Pavoor areas of Tirunelveli district; Sattur, Thiruthangal, Dhalavaipuram, chatrapatti and Rajapalayam in Tirunelveli district; Thirupachetti in Sivagana district; Palamedu, Samayanallur, Melur areas of Madurai district; Natham, Ayyampalayam, Chitrarevu […]

Category : Social Service

Attappadi medical camp and health awareness class

(6 Nov '14)

In commemoration of the Silver Jubilee Celebration of the Tribal Welfare Work at Attappadi, a medical camp led by Dr. Ageesh from the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (Amrita Hospital) – Kochi, consulted 68 tribal patients and they were given medications. 18 glucose tests were administered and the proper medications were given. All medicines were […]

Category : Amrita-SeRVe

Amrita SeRVe tailoring training center inaugurated in Odisha

(6 Nov '14)

As part of the Amrita SeRVe, a tailoring training center was inaugurated by Swami Purnamritananda Puri on 7th October 2013, in Kulkaijanga, Jagatsinghpur District of Odisha The center is targeting to create 100 tailors in the next six months.

Category : Amrita-SeRVe

Training the tribal youth in Attappadi

(6 Nov '14)

25 Oct 2014, Attappadi, Kerala Computer training, tailoring classes started for the tribal youth in Attappadi. They also taught to make soap powder and cleaning lotion so that they can earn their daily bread.  

Category : Social Service | Village Resource

White Canes to the blind youth in Kenya

(18 Oct '14)

On the occasion of Amma’s 61st birthday, Embracing the World and AYUDH Kenya volunteers handed over the first set of  canes to blind youth at Thika school, Kenya. The visually-impaired school has a mixture of students who have varying degree of vision loss, from albino children with photosensitive eyes to completely blind children. Yet, not […]

Category : Social Service

Empowerment through sanitation in Odisha

(12 Oct '14)

27 Sep 2014, Amritapuri Amritavarsham – Amma’s 61st Birthday Celebrations Public hygiene and improved sanitation for its population is India’s newest priority; in order to achieve this goal, India aims to end open defecation by 2019. Moreover there is a lack of sanitation awareness in these communities that consequently arise in preventable diseases.   To […]

Category : Amrita-SeRVe | Birthday