Entries by shanti

AMURTEL Assists with Syrian Refugees Resettlement Program- Ottawa Canada

AMURTEL Assists with Syrian Refugees Resettlement Program- Ottawa Canada Canada is setting an excellent example of welcoming Syrian Refugees in a massive effort to resettle 25,000 by this spring. Syrian families began arriving in November of 2015 and as each plane would touch down, dozens of Canadians would be there to greet them with balloons […]

Nepal Earthquake

After the deadly 7.8 earthquake hit central Nepal more than 2,500 people are confirmed dead and many more are injured or unaccounted for. AMURTEL is responding with relief teams in three locations of Kathmandu, Sitamarhi, Siliguri and is appealing for donations.

Our fall travels to Lebanon, Malaysia and India

This year our fall travels took us to Lebanon, Malaysia and India. I was joined in the first two countries by fellow Amurtel board member Diane Alcantara. As usual with my international travels for Amurtel, time was short and the to-do list long. We had less than a month to visit projects, attend meetings and […]

Typhoon Relief Response in Philippines

AMURT & AMURTEL has relief teams in the area where deadly typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines over the weekend. More than 10,000 people are feared dead in a trail of utter devastation. One of our team reached Bogo in North Cebu on Sunday and found total devastation and no other organizations active. They started a […]

NO BITE = NO MALARIA; Cocktail Party and Art Auction hosted by Rotary International

Saturday, February 2, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EST) Miami, FL.   All funds raised for this event will be directed to the purchase and distribution of custom-designed bednets for hammocks (mosquiteros) for the indigenous people of Venezuela. The next expedition will be a partnership between the Rotary Club of Key Biscayne FL and the Rotary […]

A priceless gift – supporting a child to stay in school

Feel the satisfaction of sharing the giving spirit of the season with disadvantaged children In rural Romania, there are high rates of school dropout–even in primary school–as poverty puts pressure on families to have children working rather than going to school. The Fountain of Hope now has 65 at-risk children attending the after school program […]

Participatory Humanitarian Program Manager Training in Sweden June 2012

This Participatory Humanitarian Program Manager Training is a module based series stretched over 23 days. Participants may take one or several of the modules. It is a unique chance to learn advanced management from the people who live and breathe humanitarian assistance at an affordable cost in a spiritual environment. [hr] Maximum number of participants: 25 (pre-registration […]

Fundraise for Haiti

Dear Friends, I recently returned from Haiti, and although it was distressing to see so many people still living in appalling conditions almost two years after the earthquake, it was also extremely inspiring to see how successful our Amurtel programs have been. I met with women from two of the 7 camps where we have […]