Story from the field
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.
“What Can I Give?” Asks President Dr. Abdul Kalam
Dr. Abdul Kalam, former President of India, visited Sarvodaya Movement on 22 January 2012. Dr. A.T. Ariyaratne, Founder of Sarvodaya Movement Sri Lanka, welcomed Dr. Kalam to the Movement’s headquarter in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. “It is a great honor to entire Sarvodaya family to have his excellency visit us,” mentioned Dr. Ariyaratne. During his visit [...]
Read all stories