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Amrita SeRVe Villages During Nationwide Lockdown Amrita staff keep track of government schemes reaching the people helping vulnerable members of the rural communities to survive during lockdown. READ FEATURE The Journey Together Traditional knowledge and collaboration with Amrita SeRVe leads to organically certified land for Sadivayal farmers. READ FEATURE Promoting Sustainable Agriculture Sustainable agriculture to meet family's economic and nutritional needs, as well as to restore nature's health and balance. READ FEATURE Worlds Away Punjab: The village of Maira may seem to be worlds away, but holistic development in essential areas is clearing the road blocks and generating momentum. READ FEATURE The World of Letters Women leap into the literate world by learning to write their own name. READ FEATURE
Upcycling to Empower

Upcycling to Empower

Twenty women came to Amritapuri for a two-week course in tailoring and crochet via upcycling. The students from Amrita SeRVe villages were taught how to take old and discarded materials and make them into new things—things that can often be sold for a higher price. ...
Visits from Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri

Visits from Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri

Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri visits two villages to monitor progress and hear from local residents about what else is needed. In each place, he was careful to speak to the villagers in detail as they took turns to explain their problems to him. ...
Villages are the Roots of India

Villages are the Roots of India

During a speech at the United Nations, Amma expressed her hope that university students all over the world would consider interning in villages. ...
When Nothing is Your Own

When Nothing is Your Own

Sometimes when we live around Amma, events of true giving arise from places of such compassion, it never ceases to surprise. The results go beyond what could’ve even been imagined. The story of Pandit Arun Sharmaji is one of these stories. ...
Against All Odds

Against All Odds

In our village, we don’t have a hospital or medical centre. When someone is not well, it is very difficult to get proper care,” explains Gopiya from Indpur, Himachal Pradesh. ...
Bringing Water to Doorsteps

Bringing Water to Doorsteps

In village life in India, collecting water can be a tremendous chore—a chore which is, for the most part, placed upon the shoulders of women and girls. ...
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