.....posts from 'Free Housing'


Ashram to build 100 homes in Andaman Island

(10 Apr '06)

10 April 2006 — Andaman, Island The Ashram will build 100 houses in Bambooflat, South Andaman, as part of its tsunami relief-and-rehabilitation project. A memorandum of understanding to this effect was signed this week between the Ashram and the Andaman & Nicobar authorities. The expected cost of constructing the houses is Rs. five crores. The […]

Category : Free Housing | Tsunami

Mother of Lucknow’s poor, handicapped and homeless

(23 Mar '06)

Bharata Yatra 2006 22 March 2006 — Lakshmanpur, Uttar Pradesh Both pensions for widows and houses for the homeless were given away during Amma’s program in Lakshmanpur (Lucknow). The occasion prompted both Sri. Matraprasad Pande, the Speaker of the State Assembly of Uttar Pradesh, and the former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Sri. Jagadambikapal, to […]

Category : Around Amma | Free Housing | Free Pension | Yatra

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
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