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Everyone in the world should be able to sleep without fear, at least for one night. Everyone should be able to eat to his fill, at least for one day. There should be at least one day when hospitals see no one admitted due to violence. By doing selfless service for at least one day, everyone should help the poor and needy. It is Amma’s prayer that at least this small dream be realised.”

– Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi

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By The Numbers

Statistics from India’s 2011 National Census:

population

1,210,854,977

people live in India, the second largest population in the world

833,748,852

people live in rural India,
69% of the population

drinking water

35%

have drinking water within the premises

toilet

31%

have latrine facilities within the premises

book

59%

are literate

electricity

55%

have electricity for home and lighting