Ratanpur Unfolding

Grim situations do not deter Urmila from her work as the village coordinator and health worker in one of the poorest villages in Bihar. Working there, she has also unfolded her own dreams.


Returning to Life with a Future

The journey of tribal farmers in Tamil Nadu who escaped the clutches of debt by pursuing a well-coordinated conversion to organic farming.

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Newsletter March 2019

Water For All

Water is essential to all life. However, daily access to clean water in rural areas may require a long, arduous walk to the nearest stream, river, or bore well.

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Amrita SeRVe SHGs

At the center of family life, Indian women hold the key to positive change in their communities.
Amrita SeRVe has supported over 850 rural women in forming Self-Help Groups (SHG) of 10-20 members throughout India.

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Team Effort = Drinking Water

In October 2016, an Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham team constructed a sustainable water distribution system for the village of Gudipadi Cheruvu in Andhra Pradesh.

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Organic Mustard Crop: A Family Affair

For the first time, organically cultivated mustard is being harvested in Harirampura, Rajasthan.


Awareness is the First Step

Cooperation with the government professionals led to series of substance abuse awareness sessions in Wayanad, Kerala.


School bag distribution in Bihar

Children got 300 new school bags in Bihar villages given by AmritaRITE.


Mahua Laddus Taking Shape in Chhattisgarh

SHG women in Malgaon, Chhattisgarh, know how to make mahua laddus.




There are two types of poverty in the world. The first type is due to the lack of food, clothing and shelter. The second type is the poverty of love and compassion. We need to deal with the second type of poverty first. If we have love and compassion, we will wholeheartedly serve and help those who lack food, clothing and shelter.

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