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Triratna News
Triratna News

Nepal relief: avoiding waste, discrimination and corruption

By Munisha on Thu, 14 May, 2015 - 16:23

Nepal relief: avoiding waste, discrimination and corruption

By Munisha on Thu, 14 May, 2015 - 16:23

When you give money for earthquake relief, it’s reasonable to wonder how much of it will actually reach those who need it most. This was a question raised with Green Tara Trust’s workers in Nepal by Green Tara Trust here in the UK. Here’s what their worker Amit, says:

“This was a very big concern for us as well, so we identified the poorest of the poor through

i) quick field assessment by Green Tara trustees and staff 
ii) recommendation from field staff who have been working...

Leeds Buddhist Centre
Leeds Buddhist Centre

Notes From an Appealing Buddhist

By Shakyapada on Sat, 8 Jun, 2013 - 20:24

Notes From an Appealing Buddhist

By Shakyapada on Sat, 8 Jun, 2013 - 20:24Day 14: Magic Happens

“Ask yourself, ‘Is there joy, ease and lightness in what I am doing. If there isn’t, then time is covering up the present moment, and life is perceived as a burden or a struggle.’” Eckhart Tolle (Practising the Power of Now)

The end of week two and things are moving on, here on the Green Tara Appeal. I’m pleased to say that Amritasuri and Jamie are both well again and have rejoined us. Now...