Flood Relief

Flood relief work in Japan

September 2015, Japan Following more than a week of rains in early September, Tropical Storm Etau could not have hit eastern Japan at a worse time. On September 9th, Etau began to further inundate the already rain-soaked terrain north of Tokyo—dumping as much as 2 more feet (65 cm) of rain in 24 hours in […]

Free Housing Tsunami

A different kind of party

Japanese College Students Build Houses for Tsunami victims 13 March 2005 — Edavanakkad, Ernakulam District, Kerala Ask your average college student what he or she intends to do on their vacation and most likely the response is going to involve some combination of the words “beach,” “dance” and “partying.” But about 100 students from Japan […]

Free Housing

Volunteers of Chennai Amrita Kuteeram

Among the hundreds of volunteers who come to help during Amma’s program in Chennai there is a ‘special’ group. They are the residents of Amma’s Amritakuteeram housing project in Avadi, located on the outskirts of the city. You cannot tell them apart from any of the other volunteers because at first glance they look just […]