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The Galupa homeland project launched Amma Australia

26 Sep 2019 – AmritaVarsham 66 The Galupa Homeland Project will assist young, vulnerable Indigenous women living in the Northern Territory of Australia. In collaboration with the nonprofit organisation “Traditional Cultural Practices” — the Project will connect young Indigenous women with local Yolngu elders. These elders will teach the young women traditional arts and inspire […]

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Nature Care Village Resource

Organic farming of rice, harvest more than once

Farmers in the village of Sadivayil in the Coimbatore District of Tamil Nadu live in a rain fed area, and have cultivated just one crop a year for many years now. This year, with the support of AmritaSeRVe volunteers, things are different. AmritaSeRVe decided to focus on organising the farmers to work collaboratively and to […]

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Village Resource

Girls from tribal colony help their community as health workers

In the rural district of Attappadi, Kerala, MAM are training young women in poverty as health workers. Many of the girls are orphans, or were previously unable to complete their education due to poverty. Each of them is given six months’ training and a stipend, after which they are hired to work out at tribal hospitals […]

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101 Village adoption University Village Resource

Amrita University illuminating rural India via renewable resources

Last September, in her birthday address, Amma pointed out that India is suffering from a split personality–success when it comes to technological advancement and failure in terms of poverty, illiteracy, health sanitation and crimes against women. “A split personality is never a sign of sound health,” Amma said. “If we want to see India become […]

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Community Out Reach Village Resource

Training the tribal youth in Attappadi

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.  

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Village Resource

Employment, medical care and clothing for tribals

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 […]

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Community Out Reach Education Village Resource

AMMACHI Labs to setup vocational institutes in 101 villages

AMMACHI Labs to setup vocational institutes in 101 villages whcih would be adopted by MAM. The institutes would be centred around Computerized Vocational & Education Training (cVET) and Life-Enrichment Education (LEE) systems developed and managed by AMMACHI Labs. AMMACHI Labs has already provided training to more than 1,000 women in fields such as plumbing through […]

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Education Village Resource

Clicking their way to a brighter future

Kalpetta, Wayanad, 7 Nov 2008 Young Manikanden stares intently at his computer and then clicks the mouse.  This twenty-year-old tribal boy is clicking his way to a brighter future.  His is taking a Business Office computer course offered by the Village Resource Center in Kalpetta.   He has been working as a day laborer, but with […]

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Education Health Care Village Resource

Amrita has a major role to play in transforming our society

President of India launches Amrita ISRO satellite network of village resource centers 6 July 2005, Ettimadai, Coimbatore. In a packed colourful function attended by over 4000 people plus hundreds of people at 9 centers, the President of India, His Excellency, Bharat Ratna, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam launched the Amrita ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) joint […]

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Education Messages of Amma Village Resource

Science needs direction from spirituality

Amma’s message send from Dallas, USA for the launch of Amrita-ISRO VRC network launch. Amma bows down to everyone, who are the embodiments of pure Love and the Supreme Self. Amma is pleased to learn that the inauguration of the AMRITA ISRO Village Resource Center is being conducted in the esteemed presence of the Honourable […]