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January 17, 2022

Dr Jeffrey Sachs is a prominent voice in the dialogue on climate change and a pioneer in sustainable development. Sri Kailash Satyarthi is a Nobel Peace Laureate who has led a tireless campaign for more than 40 years to end child slavery and exploitation.

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January 6, 2022

Migrant workers from India were prevented from travelling home for nearly two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Volunteers with the Amriteswari Society, Singapore decided to support them during this trying time.

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December 18, 2021

Embracing the World is sending a second installment of aid to members of our self-help groups, as well as families affected by this year’s floods in Kerala. The packages consist of financial assistance, grocery kits and clothes.

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November 20, 2021

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is running 40 projects in 13 villages across India to achieve rural electrification via smart grids. The university initiated the work to improve the lives of people in isolated areas.

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November 16, 2021

In a unique approach, AMMACHI Labs is addressing the issue of open defecation in rural India by training village women in toilet construction and plumbing—an employment arena previously left to men.

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November 8, 2021

Charity was born with congenital cataracts, and could barely see ten percent. But this year’s project for free eye surgeries across Kenya has changed her life. It was a definite combination of the medical team’s efforts and Charity’s own courage.

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November 4, 2021

With much of rural India still affected by COVID-19, AMMACHI Labs formulated an innovative online training program. The tailoring initiative supports skill development for village women in the field of sustainable fashion.

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October 20, 2021

At Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, researchers are saying it is time for the country to ask itself, “What are we doing to improve the condition of our girls?”

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September 27, 2021

Amma shared that when it comes to global events, be they good or bad, each and every one of us bears a degree of responsibility. Now is the time for us to try to empower our own selves and then come together to build a better world.

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September 7, 2021

In partnership with the Government of India, more than 800 young people from poor communities have received state-of-the-art training in critical, industry-relevant areas – a nearly unimaginable opportunity to earn for themselves and their families.

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