.....posts from 'Free Housing'

The colour of inspiration

(6 Mar '06)

6 March 2006 — Pandagasalai Village, Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu For the seventh time since 1998, members of Japan’s International Volunteer University Student Association (IVUSA) are participating in the Amrita Kuteeram house-building project {news}. This year more than 80 such students have traveled to Nagapattinam to help build tsunami-relief housing in the villages of Pandagasalai, […]

Category : Free Housing | Yatra

Helping Nagapattinam to overcome fear

(20 Dec '05)

20 December 2005 — Samanthampettai, Nagore, Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu “When difficult circumstances arise in life, there are two ways to respond. We can either run away in fear or kindle the love within and try to overcome,” Amma said. She was talking to the 60,000 people or so who’d come to have her darshan […]

Category : Disaster Relief | Free Housing | Tsunami

Festival at Edachira

(11 Dec '05)

House Building with Love and Compassion 11 December 2005 — Edachira, Alappad Panchayat, Kollam District, Kerala For the past few weeks, the scene across the backwaters from the tiny island of Edachira has been something of a festival, as both villagers and residents of Amritapuri have been working together to help build homes for the […]

Category : Free Housing | Tsunami

Building an island of homes with Hearts

(18 Nov '05)

Building an Island of Homes with Hearts 18 November, Edachira, Alappad On a small island about 4km north of Amritapuri, the Ashram is building 28 new Tsunami homes.  The island, known as Edachira, has no roads and is accessible only by boat.   This has proven to be a unique challenge for the villagers, Amrita University […]

Category : Free Housing | Tsunami

Sri Lanka updates

(11 Nov '05)

11 November 2005, Sri Lanka Construction of Tsunami homes is progressing in the Eastern (Tamil) and Western (Sinhalese) Districts in Sri Lanka. The homes are being built according to government specifications. Each three story structure will have 12 apartments – four on each floor. Click here for Photo updates

Category : Free Housing | Tsunami

Stone laid for houses in Kalmunai

(17 Oct '05)

17 October 2005, Kalmunai, Sri Lanka Today morning, the foundation stone was laid for the construction of 60 houses in Periyanilavanai in the Kalmunai division of Ampara District, Eastern Province of Sri Lanka. As per the Govt. of Sri Lanka’s guidelines, the Math is building 3 story homes, each with a total of 530 square […]

Category : Free Housing | Tsunami

88 houses in Cuddalore handed over to recipients

(4 Sep '05)

4 September 2005 — Pudukuppam, Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu Today Swami Ramakrishnananda handed over the keys to 88 new homes to the government official, who, in turn, presented the keys to the happy recipients of new homes built by the Ashram in the village of Pudukuppam. These homes are the first to be completed by […]

Category : Free Housing | Tsunami