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November 26, 2018

VIDEO: The women of Naglachandi in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh have much to tell about the challenges they face in their lives. All they need is ears ready to listen…. And what those ears will witness is an innate strength.

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November 22, 2018

Amma was one of six senior faith leaders to pledge support for the Abu Dhabi Interfaith Declaration for Child Protection. Interfaith leaders from around the world gathered in the United Arab Emirates for a Call to Action to protect children from abuse online. Amma pledged support and gave the opening address.

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November 13, 2018

VIDEO: Thirty youth activists from six different countries have decided to become change-makers for our planet’s future. They have completed AYUDH Europe’s first year-long training course on Social Impact Leadership.

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October 23, 2018

A path-breaking event on how to use meditation to succeed in today’s hectic world brought together key leaders from government, business, health, education, media, sports, arts and culture. The keynote speaker was Mr. Vijay K. Nambiar, former UN Secretary-General Special Advisor on Myanmar and also Chef de Cabinet under former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

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October 15, 2018

The Government of India has recognised Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s significant work to uplift India’s tribal people in the fields of education, health and e-literacy. The Ministry of Tribal Affairs has given the university the title of ‘Centre of Excellence in Tribal Empowerment through Digital Inclusion’.

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October 3, 2018

The Honorable Prime Minister of India and the UN Secretary-General presented Amma with a special award at a prestigious gathering in Delhi yesterday. The honor is in recognition for having made the largest financial contribution to Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, the most significant cleanliness campaign by the Government of India.

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September 28, 2018

In the wake of monsoon floods that took the lives of nearly 500 people, Amma addressed how Keralites were able to forget their divisions of income and religion and instead unite. She said, in fact, an ocean of compassion arose so that thousands and thousands could support each other to survive this natural disaster and find ways to rebuild their lives.

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September 26, 2018

VIDEO: AMMACHI Labs leverages skill development to address the problem of sanitation in India. They train women in masonry skills to build their own toilets and, at the same time, teach them about the importance of toilet use, hygiene and sanitation. Such occupations are traditionally considered to be for men, so for the women, it is a huge step forward.

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September 17, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amma spoke via video-conference on how to continue work to address environmental and cleanliness drives across the country. After the meeting, Amma and hundreds of volunteers set out to clean a 16-kilometer stretch of coast in the Amritapuri area. Three days later, teams continue to haul in large volumes, and volunteers at Amritapuri’s Waste Management Center go through piles sometimes two meters high.

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September 14, 2018

VIDEO: In India, yoga is an ancient tradition for both physical and mental health. In its villages, Amrita SeRVe has been reviving the practice to aid people in returning to a state of well-being. In recent times, yoga practice has not been a part of people’s lives, as the required tasks to get by in life take up vital time. The way Amrita SeRVe has dealt with this is to assure villagers they are making a good investment.

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