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Opportunity to Save a Stupa

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The caretakers of the Stupa need to raise $684,000 by June of 2012 in order to secure the land. These fund-raising events are ways that people can get involved directly in making sure that the Amitabha Stupa and Peace Park survives for all those who seek a profound place…

From the Underside of a Car

From the Underside of a Car

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Tony runs a community oil change service. Four Saturdays per year widows, single moms, and wives of deployed soldiers from the local area can come to the church parking lot to have their oil changed and their cars checked out by Tony's crew of about 50 volunteers. …

HERO Appeal

HERO Appeal

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Urgent appeal for support for a medical mission at a Tibetan Refugee camp in India from HERO Founder, Dr. Julie Williams. …

Poverty-Spot Tourism: An invitation from South India

Poverty-Spot Tourism: An invitation from South India

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SPEED Trust has formed an alliance with two additional organizations working with the destitute and disabled in Chennai: 1) the GRRC and, 2) LEED Trust to provide for a new form of tourism. They have jointly formed Human Trip India a consortium of local, reliable organizations, acting in…

Why no press coverage of the Giri Cyclone?

Why no press coverage of the Giri Cyclone?

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On October 22 a category 4 cyclone made landfall in the Arakan region of Myanmar [Burma]. With winds up to 120 mph, it destroyed 70 villages, 15,000 houses, 318 schools and 17,500 acres of agricultural lands in Myebon, Pauktaw, Kyaukpyu, and Minbya townships. Forty-five people are reported dead and…

Development Initiatives in Peru

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This is a short film that profiles the work of two remarkable women working in the Sacred Valley of Peru on Millenium Development Goals 1 (eradicate extreme poverty and hunger), 2 (achieve universal primary education) and 3 (enhance gender parity).

HERO in Honduras: Short Film

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The non-profit Humanitarian Efforts Reaching Out (HERO) is an organization, based in Northern Arizona, that is providing medical care through outreach missions in several places in the world. Two missions to Honduras, in Central America, were conducted in 2008 and 2009. A group of four are leaving again in June, 2010. This is a short film about the work they are doing and the challenges they face getting medical care to villagers in remote areas of Honduras.