When I saw this room, I thought it had been abandoned for some time. Instead, I was shocked to find it was an active classroom in use only one week before. Judging by the posters left on the wall, this is a science classroom. As response to the immediate needs of Uttarakhand flood victims wraps […]
Nothing is wasted and a great care is taken to keep everything from the demolition. Each stone is kept aside for the construction of the new building and the boards can be used for making benches and desks for the schools.
More important than the physical work our team of Japanese students can accomplish, is the example of selfless service they provide for the young children and adults in the villages. Today in Kandara, it was most apparent. The teachers sat and read newspapers, men played cards, younger boys flirted with the Japanese girls. They had […]
After two days of heavy rain and cold which interfered with their work schedule. Two days work was completed in one. In true Amma fashion, all of the rubble is sorted for reuse: large stones, small stones, timbers, and tin sheets.
Kudara village is located at the foot hills of Harmukh mountain in Kashmir. Harmukh is the 2nd highest mountain peak in kashmir region. Kudara has population of nearly 5000. This village remains cut off during winters due to heavy snow. Most of the villagers are nomads and keep migrating. We conducted our next medical camp […]
For the second year in a row, Japanese university students have come to Chandrapuri to help with Amma’s Uttarakhand Rehabilitation Projects. Last year they built houses for flood victims. This year 65 members of International Volunteer University Students Association will focus their work on two area schools. After two days travel from Delhi by train […]
Local doctors from Kashmir are still helping us with conducting medical camps in the Kashmir valley. On 9th February, a camp was organized in the village Kunzpora. The team was surprised to find that this was the first medical camp here post devastating floods last year. The team was able to cater to around 500 […]
After successful medical camps in Nathipora, Zurimanz and Kulhama, the next medical camp was held at Lankreshi-pora. This village was badly hit with recent floods in kashmir. When our team entered primary school (were we had planned to conduct the medical camp), we saw that the school building was badly damaged and the children were […]
Kulhama was where we did the medical camp on 18th November. This was our second time there. Being one of the severely flood affected area, we had decided long back that we will be sending some more medical aid to this place. An announcement was made early in the day in the local schools. The […]