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2018: To bring positive enthusiasm. To make mindful decisions.

Each year all around the world people come together and experience the first moments of the first day of the New Year with enthusiastic and joyful celebrations.      As the fireworks light the night skies, music and singing echo the whole planet. Dancing, hugs and kisses connect people to one another as the book…

172 Families In Our Temporary Housing Projects

With the completion of our latest project, 30 more families have moved into our new temporary housing project in Bhaktapur, Nepal. This brings the total number of families who have moved into our temporary housing to 172. As we continue to help those who became homeless after the earthquake in Nepal, in the Bhaktapur region…

Winter Blankets

30 more families receive winter blankets as they moved into our temporary housing units in Chokhate, Bhankthapure. All of them were either old or very poor families who were homeless for last seven months since the earthquake. One old lady who was 90 years old said “because it was cold I could not seep very…

In the Maximum Security Prison in Mongolia

I am a TV Journalist Bayanaa Gunbold and was glad to organize the visit of Venerable Bhante Wimala to one of our maximum security prisons in the capital Ulaanbaatar. Oko who was an inmate in the same prison for 25 years who became a lawyer after getting released also accompanied us. Bhante Wimala spoke to…

Playground and Solar Power for the Paramaduwa School

To reach the small school, we traveled two hours by car from the city of Anuradhapura. Then we traveled another three kilometers on an unpaved dusty road. At first sight, it didn’t look like much at all. If you did not see the students, you would not have believed that the long hut and the…

New Uniforms for One Hundred Fifty Orphaned Girls

For eighteen years, the Sri Lankan government fought a long and difficult war with a separatist group called the Tamil Tigers. By the time the government negotiated a cease-fire with the separatists in 2001, about seven thousand people had lost their lives. Although more than a year has passed since fighting has ended, the damage…

Humanitarian Mission to Burma/Myanmar

After one of the worst natural disasters in the history of Burma, Venerable Bhante Wimala was able to travel into the heart of the disaster area to help those who were affected. In April 2008 when a killer cyclone swept through southern Burma, close to one hundred thousand people lost their lives and several million…

In an Old Age Home for Women

Traveling from Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, we arrived at this quiet village of Warapalana in the district of Yakkala in 45 minutes. Twenty elderly ladies live in the Warapalana home for women. It feels like the perfect place to spend one’s old age being surrounded by trees and vegetation. Most of the women…