We were very pleased to organise a Meditation Introduction Retreat for Transgender People at Bordharan. Participants said the retreat had a very positive impact, and they want to join in with another retreat in future.
Shanaya, who is the leader of this group asked us to organise such a retreat again.
We are very much thankful to the donors for making this retreat possible to happen.
Though the second wave of Covid-19 and lockdown have been abating, we are still working on relief work in slums of Kamptee, Nagpur, India.
Here, daily wagers are still finding it difficult to get jobs, and earnings to manage their everyday lives. It is difficult for them to cope with the expenses for children’s online classes/school, food, and other necessary things. People are in need of help.
Here is a film shot in a slum called Alamnagar, Kamptee. We are working in 24 slums...
From The Abhayaratna Trust, FutureDharma Fund / India Dhamma Trust and The Karuna Trust
The Abhayaratna Trust, Karuna Trust and FutureDharma / India Dhamma Trust (IDT) are meeting every week during this crisis. They are collaborating with Triratna partners in India to coordinate relief to people and projects affected by this devastating wave of COVID. The situation is getting worse and worse and experts believe the official numbers of people dying in India, which has one of the world’s poorest-funded healthcare...
The second wave of covid is causing poverty, distress and death in India. Very sadly we have lost several members of the Order to covid in recent days. Currently 15 Order members are unwell with covid to the point of needing medicines and / or oxygen. With public health supplies running low, these things need to be paid for privately. We want to send £150 to each of these Order members to give them this ability.
People to People Nagpur runs project at Mumbai with Adhorekit Trust in Bhandup Slums for poor children. This project is response to Covid-19 and Lockdown crisis. The children are getting an opportunity beside the railway track compound on footpath. Here we are still running an activity to check the Oxygen and temperature at our Education Hut. Our video will give you glimpse.
At our Bhandup Mumbai project which is opened for the Ghaswale Community children (migrants from Karnataka), on the occasion of Savitribai Fule Birth Anniversary we inaugurated Sunday Special Children’s Cafe where they start from reciting Preamble’s reading, sing motivational songs, play and stories which help them aware what responcible civilian can do and end with National Anthem.
In this Cafe, children join and enjoy to spend time with each other, develop their friendship also build up stage daring.
We celebrated the Savitribai Fule’s Birth Anniversary at our Gagdebaba Learning Club at Amravati Project with parents and students. The Savitribai is a great revolutionary for the women’s education. She opened First School for women in India in the time when women were not allowed education.
On this occasion we distributed Educational Material to the children for study. Abhayanavita talked on Savitribai’s life and work. Sarika Patil who is Shikshanmitra (Friend of Education) organized this event.