Entries by Bhakti Devii

Swift Response to Hurricane Harvey

AMURTEL and AMURT teams are already on site in Austin and Houston to provide disaster relief for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. If you would like to make donations to this effort specifically, please make a donation here! Thank you, and we will provide updates as we receive them.

Women @ Work In Haiti

It is always uplifting to meet with the women involved in the Amurtel Micro Credit (MC) and Self Help (SH) groups. Currently Amurtel is partnering with over 1000 women in Haiti, including 90 women in the Port au Prince area, close to 900 women in the Banaan area in the southeast. Most recently we were […]

US: Putting Racism to rest

“Sometimes, it’s hard being a Chicana Because Mexicanos see that you’re too white and white people see that you’re too brown You’re always in a limbo You might not come out with bruises and broken teeth from what people say about your nationality and culture but every part of you is scratched up You become […]

Greece: Mother & Child Care

AMURTEL Greece is providing antenatal and postnatal care programs for infant and young child feeding, and safe spaces for mothers and babies to gather at our Mothers and Babies Center in Athens, Greece. Our teams have been present in Athens since September 2015, responding to the dire challenges so many women refugees were experiencing. Following […]

Spirulina to the Rescue in Horn of Africa

Responding to Famine in the Horn of Africa with the Tana River Spirulina Project the UN identified severe drought in the Horn of Africa. Affected countries in this East African region include Somalia, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and South Sudan. Considered the worst in 60 years, the drought caused a severe food crisis across the region, affecting close to 10 million people. held an emergency […]

Haiti Bike Drive a Big Hit with All the Kids!

Chul’s mother died a month after giving birth to his little brother, from complications of malnutrition. When Chul and his older brother T’Will were brought to our home in Port au Prince, no one knew exactly how old he was—maybe three? Needless to say, when Chul arrived he was quite traumatized. He had just lost […]

Images of India

AMURTEL supports projects in many places in the world, and its home base is India! Here is a sampling of some images from Uma Nivas, a girl’s home and school at Ananda Nagar. From left, repair of the roof; expressions of love; smiling face and bright heart!  

Athens, Greece update

Athens, Greece Didi Ananda Uttama, based in Greece, has been an NHE teacher and trainer focusing on the importance of the primal period, from conception to the first year of life of an infant. As the refugee situation in Greece became critical, she and her team turned their attention to providing basic survival service to […]

Haiti in the Spring 2017

An Amurtel team traveled to Haiti and brought with them bikes for the kids! What a treat! Thank you to all who helped make this happen!   52 women receiving first time micro credit in Roche a’ Bateau, in the southwest of Haiti. These women and their families are just beginning to recover from the […]