All Humanitarian Projects

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…

Five Students Receive Scholarships

Projects spring up as Bhante is intuitively led to them. We paid school fees for five students whose families were badly affected by the earthquake in Nepal. Each student had all his or her fees paid as needed for one year of collage education. Two of the students Ms. Krishna and Mr. Sachin were children…

New Building for Kalika Higher Secondary School

As we continue our efforts to rebuild schools that were destroyed by the deadly earthquake in Nepal, we have completed the construction and handed over a new building in Mahedrakanthi Higher Secondary School in Kalika, Nepal. This is the fourth school to receive a new building from us in the disaster Zone. At the inauguration…

School Furniture Donation

We donated urgently needed school furniture to Sri Saraswathi Primary School in Kalika 9, Sindhupalchok District, Nepal. Kalika 9 is one of the most remote and difficult villages to get to in the Himalayan mountain range. After traveling by car on an unpaved, difficult and narrow road for a while, Bhante Ji hiked down to…

Building A Village for Homeless People

Village for homeless people? Yes we built a village for homeless people in Mongolia. At the time I am writing this letter, I heard that the temperature is 40 degrees below zero. That is -40. It is very, very cold. Can you imagine being homeless in this kind of cold weather? When I saw their…

100 Families Receive Winter Blankets

We were able to provide blankets for 100 families who lost their homes to the earthquake in Bhakthapure, Nepal. Among the many needy people during this critical time, we chose mostly senior citizens who are currently living in temporary housing. Since I had met these mothers and fathers in my previous visits to the area…

Jumdhi Village Gets Drinking Water

Bhante Wimala has inaugurated his 6th water project to provide water for the devastated earthquake victims in Nepal. This time we were able to provide drinking water for 120 families who live in Jamdhi village ward #1,3 and 5. After receiving a request for the drinking water project, Bhante Wimala visited Jamdhi. He saw how…