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AYUDH plants 500 trees at Amrita Watoto Boma

25 Oct 2009, Nairobi, Kenya AYUDH Kenya participated in the 350 movement on Saturday 24th October 2009. This day marked a milestone towards fighting against climate change as people from all over the world united with a common goal to be heard and try and save the planet. ( AYUDH’s contribution was through organizing a […]

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AYUDH-Kenya cleans up slum

28 March 2009 — Nairobi, Kenya On March 28, 2009, a few weeks prior to Amma’s Kenya programs, AYUDH-Kenya undertook its first project—cleaning up a slum. Approximately 150 young people took part in the cleanup, which took place at Maringo Estate off Jogoo Road in Eastlands, Nairobi. The clean-up was headed by Brahmachari Shantamrita Chaitanya […]

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Amma, ‘Mother of the Nation’ for the Masai

14 April 2009, Nairobi, Kenya During Amma’s programme in Kenya, members of the Masai Tribe presented Amma with the title of Elder of their tribe. As part of this process, they dressed Amma in the traditional regalia of their Elders. They also presented Amma with the following message: “Amma, the Title of the ‘Elder’ comes […]

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Amma launches orphanage in Kenya

14-15 April, Nairobi, Kenya Six years after Amma first visited Kenya, Amma returned for her first official programme. Treated as a state guest, she was accorded a warm welcome by Kenya’s previous Vice President, His Excellency Hon. Mr. Moody Awori. Amma held a press conference where she explained about her service projects in Kenya. During […]

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Taking Charge of Life in Kenya

Br. Shubamrita visited the Republic of Kenya from February 5th to 13th 2009. More than 350 guests attended the public talk, bhajans and meditation led by Br. Shubamrita held at the Oshwal High School Auditorium, Nairobi on February 7th  evening. The topic on which he spoke, “Take Charge of Your Life,” was well received by […]


AYUDH Kenya launched

AYUDH has stepped onto African soil. During his visit to the Republic of Kenya from February 5th to 13th, Br. Shubamrita, launched AYUDH Kenya. “On Saturdays we are bored. Just going out, coming home late and then wasting away our time in front of the TV did somehow not feel fulfilling anymore,” says Pareet, an […]

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Activities in Africa

Kanni Village, Machakos, Kenya Following Amma’s October 2003 trip to Nairobi, a group of devotees there have formed an Amrita Kutumbam [Amrita family] {news} and have started engaging in various selfless-service projects in Amma’s name. For the past year the group has been sponsoring the monthly feeding of 60 orphans at a Salvation Army orphanage […]

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Amma presents Gandhi-King award to Mwai Kibaki

23 October 2003 — Nairobi, Kenya Her Holiness Sri Mata Amritanandamayi (Amma) presented the prestigious Gandhi-King award for Non-Violence for the year 2003 to His Excellency the President of Kenya, Hon. Mwai Kibaki, today at the State House Gardens, Nairobi, Kenya. Also present were the First Lady Her Excellency Mrs. Lucy Kibaki, the Honourable Vice […]


Africa receives IAM Meditation Technique®

October 2003, Nairobi Just a few days before Amma came to Kenya to present the Gandhi-King Award to Mr. Mwai Kabaki, the President of Kenya, Amma held a one-day public darshan program. Afterwards, Br. Shantamrita Chaitanya, one of Amma’s senior brahmacharis, conducted the IAM Technique® meditation course in Nairobi. Here are some responses from the […]