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Food & Water

The inauguration of potable water systems under Amrita’s ongoing ‘Jivamritam: Clean Drinking Water Project’ took place at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and...
The remote-controlled device can carry three 20-litre bottles at once and is helping make locals' lives easier.A water-carrying robot developed with the help of Scots computer...
Seventy-one college students from 20 universities in Japan are among those who have made Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s Jivamritam Project, an initiative to bring clean...
The Jivamritam water filtration system was designed by faculty and students of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and launched by the President of India, Sri Ram...
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Many villages like Sadivayal, Tamil Nadu and Ratanpur, Bihar, have received Amrita Water Distribution Systems which relieve the physical stress, time, danger, and inconvenience...
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Water scarcity has been a major thrusting issue in rural India, warranting a high demand to design and implement different water distribution networks. Polluted...
Clean drinking water is often difficult to obtain in rural India. Although some villages have an Amrita water distribution system and villagers received training...

Shelter

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The village of Valaramkunnu in the Wayanad district of Kerala, consists of four tribes that live in six different locations on a mountain. Even...
In order to participate in the rehabilitation efforts, a group of 73 students came down from all over Japan to the flood-ravaged areas. Chandrapuri...
The beneficiaries are the flood-hit in Raichur district Mata Amritanandamayi Math, which handed over 242 houses to flood victims of Raichur district in 2010, has...
Amma is starting an orphanage in Haiti in order to care of children who lost their relatives in the earthquake of 12 January 2010.A...

Healthcare

Underfunding of public healthcare means high-quality services have been an unaffordable luxury for many in India. But the growing use of telemedicine is leading...

Livelihood

Coimbatore: Three years ago, M Kannammal, 32, of Seengapathi, a tribal settlement in Boluvampatti forest range, would search frantically for a job as a...
Women from self-help groups (SHGs) in the neighboring Uttarakhand villages Dunda and Udalka received a ten-day training on straw-based mushroom cultivation to...
Sustainable agriculture requires water, sun, soil, physical ease and access. In Indian villages, farming is a family activity but women perform majority of the...
Dherubal, a village in the Koregaon district of Chhattisgarh, was in need of electrification owing to the non-affordability of the existing rural electrification schemes....

Education

A total of 480 students, the victims of typhoon Haiyan-Yolanda in Philippines in 2013 who received scholarships from the Amrithanandamayi Math,   have graduated...
Five young survivors of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake who have been receiving Embracing the World scholarships since then wrote a letter to Amma after...
At an event organised at Mata Amritanandamayi Devi Math in Mahendra Hills, as many as 1,000 students were awarded educational scholarships and 500 widows...
Mata Amritanandamayi Math extended the reach of its Vidyamritam Scholarships for the underprivileged by another 5,000.Vidyamritam started in 2007 and, through it, 46,000 children...
27 Sep 2012, Amritapuri – Amma’s 59th Birthday celebrations Vidyamritam, free educational scholarships-for-the-poor program was expanded from 37,000 to 40,000 beneficiaries. K.C. Venugopal, Central Minister...
Each year on Amma’s birthday, Mata Amritanandamayi Math inaugurates new charities, expands existing ones and releases a number of new publications. There was a...
Amma’s return to Hyderabad was marked by a significant expansion of her ongoing humanitarian projects—shortly after her first evening program began, a seemingly never-ending...
Two days of Brahmasthanam festival programs were held in the ashram in the Mahendra Hills, Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh.Amma’s satsangs were translated into Telugu, the...
The Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM) provided another 2,000 scholarships to impoverished children today. The scholarships are part of the Vidyamritam program, through which 32,000...
As part of Amma’s 56th Birthday Celebrations, 10,000 Vidyamritam scholarship recipients have come from all over Kerala.  These students have had a full schedule...