All Humanitarian Projects

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…

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…

School Project #2, Completed and Reopened on October 2015

Construction of a new earthquake resistant building for 120 students at Shree Bagdevi Higher Secondary school in Devrali was competed and handed over to the school administration. Students, teachers and parents of Shree Bagdevi Higher secondary school in Deurali gathered in the school compound to welcome Bhante Wimala on Oct. 3, 2015. They all lined…