.....posts from 'Educational Scholarship'


Vidyamritam extended to include HIV/AIDS orphans

(21 Sep '09)

21 September 2009 – Amritapuri On 26 September 2009, the Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM) will provide another 2,000 scholarships to impoverished children. The scholarships are part of the Vidyamritam program {news}, through which 30,000 children throughout India are already receiving such aid. Vidyamritam was launched by MAM in September 2007 in order to help fight […]

Category : Educational Scholarship

MAM Extends Educational Programs

(3 Feb '09)

29 January 2009— Tiruvanantapuram Brahmasthanam Program On the first night of Amma’s programs at her ashram in Tiruvanantapuram, the Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM) furthered its commitment to education. Vidyamritam Scholarships were given to 180 children of Tiruvanatapuram District, and MAM inaugurated its new arts-and-crafts school, Amrita Shilpa Kalakshetra. In the presence of Amma, G. Sudhakaran, […]

Category : Around Amma | Education | Educational Scholarship | Self Help Group

Hope for the Drowning

(4 Mar '08)

India’s Farmer Suicide Problem and Amma’s Solutions 25 February, Bharata Yatra 2008 — Ahamed Nagar, Maharashtra, a roadside stop between Pune and Mumbai It was only after Amma’s program in Vidarbha that some of the Western devotees travelling with Amma learned the full extent of the region’s suicide epidemic. Figures that baffle the mind: farmers […]

Category : Around Amma | Educational Scholarship

Rs. 200 crore project to curb farmer suicide

(15 Mar '07)

Amma deeply concerned about suicide among farmers 15 March 2007 — Mumbai, Maharashtra Chief minister of Maharashtra Vilasrao Deshmukh held a high-level meeting with Amma at the Sahyadri government guest house here on Thursday on the issue of suicides by farmers of Vidarbha. After the meeting Amma announced that the Ashram will undertake an Rs. […]

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Free computer education for 12 students of Dharavi slum

(23 Apr '06)

23 April 2006 – Nerul, Navi Mumbai On 23 April, Amma’s ashram (MAM) in Navi Mumbai started a program called “Amrita Tava Sevanam.” Through the program, the Ashram has extended free computer training to 12 youths from Dharavi, a Mumbai slum. They will be educated at the Amrita Institute of Computer Technology (AICT) located on […]

Category : Educational Scholarship
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