.....posts from 'Social Service'
(26 Aug '14)
Nearly 11 months have passed since Amrita SeRVe was officially launched during Amma’s 60th birthday celebrations. Village clusters have been identified in 27 states of India and work has begun in the seven focus areas of Health, Education, Water and Sanitation, Agriculture, Eco-Friendly Infrastructure, Income Generation and Self-Empowerment. Many activities are ongoing in all states. […]
(21 Aug '14)
19 August 2014 – Amritapuri Ashram This past week more than 70 tribals and villagers from remote areas — all living below the poverty line — came to Amritapuri Ashram for Amma’s darshan. Inspired by Amma’s efforts to uplift the remote village populations throughout India, devotees and ashram residents helped to bring the villagers here […]
(11 Aug '14)
As part of the Amrita SeRVe project, volunteers conduct a ‘fabric painting’ course in Mangalore, one of the 101 villages that MAM has adopted.
3 May 2014 – Amritapuri Ashram More than 1,500 women from various parts of India poured into Amritapuri for the two-day event “A Celebration of Empowerment.” This was the capstone event of AMMACHI Labs’ Women Empowerment project, co-funded by the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) and Amrita University. The participants all shared one thing in […]
(4 Mar '14)
February 2014, Uttarakhand A group of 73 students from all over Japan came together and travelled to India to help take part in Amma’s rehabilitation of the areas devastated by the 2013 floods in the state of Uttarakhand. Amma pledged to rebuild 500 homes in the area. The first phase of that work is going […]
(1 Feb '14)
In Attappady, an electrician course was conducted at Kottatara Karandara Community Hall for Adivasi youth. The 45 day long course was organized under the auspices of the Amrita Self-Reliant Villages program (Amrita SeRVe) in association with the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME), Government of India. Amrita SeRVe is a program initiated with […]
(29 Jan '14)
During Amma’s 60th birthday celebrations the adoption project of 101 villages throughout India was launched. The village of Mulli in the Attappady region of Kerala was one among those chosen villages. Attappady is a tribal area nestled deep in the Western Ghats mountain range in the Palakkad district of Kerala. 85% of this pristine land […]