Story from the field
What am I doing?
By Shristi Adhikari. “What are you doing for your personal and professional development?” they ask me. This is one question that I am getting most often these days. “The internet doesn’t work. So, have you taken any books to read?” he says. “Have you started on your GRE practice book?” she asks. “So, after all [...]
Nepali Girls’ Soccer Team Builds More Than Muscle
Elizabeth Gering is a Wisconsin-native and a full-time Sarvodaya volunteer. She lives in Chapagaun, Nepal and works at the Jyotidaya Cooperative School teaching English and developing curriculum around the school garden. This is one of her stories…. On the first day of seventh grade girl’s soccer practice, I stood, alone, in front of Jyotidaya School, staring [...]
Thousands in India Begin Long March for Land Justice
To ensure that India’s most marginalized groups have the rights over the land and natural resources, Ekta Parishad – a Gandhian Social Movement and a partner of Sarvodaya – is leading a month long march to New Delhi, India’s capital.
Dr. A. T. Ariyaratne to Lecture in Reno, NV
Reno, NV— Dr. A.T. Ariyaratne leader of the world-renowned Sarvodaya movement of Sri Lanka, is visiting Northern Nevada to demonstrate practical approaches to overcoming community challenges July 11th-18th. Throughout the series, Dr. Ariyaratne will address concerns specific to local businesses, non-profit, faith-based/spiritual and political communities. For a complete schedule, visit http://www.DrAri2012.com.
Educate a Girl and You Educate Her Mother
In recognition of International Women’s day celebrated on March 8th, our March newsletter is about saluting amazing girls who are making difference in their community. Mathma Gandhi once said, “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” In Nepal, students at Jyotidaya School are proving that true.
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