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October 23, 2016

Amritapuri, Indien, im September 2016 Im Campus der Amrita-Universität fand eine hochkarätige Podiumsdiskussion zum Thema “Verwirklichung von Nachhaltigkeit: Von der Methode zur erfolgreichen Umsetzung” statt. Es beteiligten sich u.a. Dr. Thomas Isaac, Finanzminister von Kerala und Sunita Sanghi, Beraterin von NITI (National Institute for Transforming India). Dr. Thomas Isaac erklärte: “Die Idee, Entwicklung sei nur […]

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October 23, 2016

Amritapuri, Indien, im Semptember 2016 Prakash Javadekar, Arbeitsminister in der indischen Regierung, gab die Einrichtung eines UNESCO-Lehrstuhls für die Gleichberechtigung der Geschlechter und Frauenförderung im Campus der Amrita-Universität bekannt. Dieser Lehrstuhl konzentriert sich im Sinne eines ganzheitlichen und lösungsorientierten Ansatzes darauf, die soziale Unterlegenheit von Frauen zu erfassen. Prakash Javadekar bemerkte: “Es gibt nichts Wertvolleres […]

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April 8, 2016

Dezember 2015, Cancun, Mexiko Seit 1996 hat unser Mother’s Kitchen-Programm hungrige Menschen in über 50 Städten ganz Nordamerikas versorgt. Unsere Freiwilligen bereiten Obdachlosen und Hungernden jedes Jahr über 150.000 Mahlzeiten zu, bekochen und bedienen sie. Der Cancun-Zweig dieses Projekts, La Cocina de Amma, versorgt jeden Monat fast 400 Menschen. Zur Feier des Neuen Jahres organisierten […]

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September 19, 2015

Following more than a week of rains in early September, Tropical Storm Etau hit Japan causing levees to fail and rivers to overflow their banks, leading to massive flooding and hundreds of landslides. Our volunteers collaborated with IVUSA students and helped clear homes and provide hot food for the flood survivors.

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September 11, 2015

Through Embracing the World, Amma donated US$15 million for the construction of toilets in the poorest villages surrounding the Ganges River, as part of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat (Clean India) and Namami Gange (Clean Ganges) projects – efforts to end the life-threatening diseases affecting millions of Indian citizens stemming from contaminated water sources, caused by widespread open defecation.

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September 7, 2015

Through the Solidarity Project of ETW France, our center in Pontgouin opened its doors to 19 homeless families. The aim of this 5-day live-in event was to give the participants a sense of peace, social connectedness, and respite from their extremely difficult living conditions.

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September 7, 2015

In order to overcome historic caste-based exclusion and poverty, the Mushar tribal colony in Bihar has recently been working with Amrita University’s AMMACHI Labs to improve regional sanitation. Through bathing lessons, new supplies, and community support, local participation has increased and plans for developing permanent sanitation infrastructure are underway.

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August 30, 2015

In the beautiful, peaceful hills of our U.S. headquarters, M.A. Center San Ramon located in California, hundreds of trees are already thriving under the impressive care of the residents. In March, 2015, our volunteers organized an event to plant even more new trees.

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August 30, 2015

Our own Amrita Hospital has unveiled its Centre of Excellence in Fetal Care (CEFC), which will use open fetal surgery to treat complex and rare fetal conditions. CEFC is the first of its kind in Asia, and makes India only the fourth country in the world to offer open surgery on fetuses.

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August 30, 2015

When one of the largest landslides in Uttarakhashi, India occurred, many homes were destroyed and an untold number of families were displaced. Our volunteers began construction for five families and were able to complete the houses in just five months.

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