Community Out Reach University

Giving drinking water- a turning point in life

Thirty-one students from 14 Universities in Japan, from International Volunteers of University Student Association IVUSA, worked alongside 12 of Amrita University’s Masters of Social Work (MSW) students and faculty members to deploy clean drinking water filters in 31 flood-hit communities in the Kerala State districts of Alappuzha and Pathanamthitta, in February 2019. The effort was […]

Flood Relief

Flood relief activities in Kerala

MAM volunteers have been active in numerous relief activities related to the recent floods in Kerala caused by continuous heavy rains. The landslide and rains have hit about half the state, with more than 60,000 people rendered homeless. In the past week, a medical team from Amrita Hospital has visited 13 Panchayats in Alappuzha district, […]

Around Amma 2016 India 2016

Compassion and Devotion, Jnana and Bhakti are not two

21 Jan, Kanichukulangara, Alappuzha, Kerala -Bharata Yatra 2016 After the wrapping up the five Brahmasthanam programs on the 2016 North Kerala tour, Amma travelled to Alappuzha. Amma came there upon the invitation of the Temple committee, to dedicate the newly constructed “Chuttambalam” of Kanichukulanghara Devi temple. The Kanichukulanghara temple was set up at the behest […]

Free Housing Tsunami

All 150 houses in Alappuzha completed

26 August 2005 — Alappuzha District, Kerala The Ashram has finished the construction of all the houses it is building for tsunami victims in the Alappuzha District of Kerala. Next week, the Ashram will hand over the completed houses to the government, and they, in turn, will distribute them to the recipients. The Ashram has […]


New boats to the tsunami victims

As a part of the tsunami rehabilitation project, 25 newly constructed boats were distributed to villagers in the Kollam and Alappuzha Districts who had lost theirs in the tsunami. Each boat cost 1.25 lakh to build, and came equipped with a 9.9 Yamah outboard engine (costing 70,000 Rs.), 110 kg of fishing net (worth 37,000 […]