Global News

March 23, 2016 Los Angeles, CA
Our Accomplishments It was in March 2014, two months after the MA Center LA opening, that a few sevites gathered at MA Center LA’s new commercial kitchen to make 50 burritos for the needy. This pilot project was launched because devotees were moved by recent articles documenting that Los Angeles... more ›
March 17, 2016 New York,USA
AYUDH present at United Nations Youth Forum on the 60th Commission on the Status of Women Ever since the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in New York last September, the world is now focusing its development and strategizing how best to meet these global efforts.... more ›
March 10, 2016 USA
Each day, many homeless people throughout the United States suffer from food insecurity, struggling to gain access to nutritious food. Though many shelters serve extra meals around the holiday season, the high demand leaves some people hungry. To attempt to mitigate this need, our youth branch,... more ›
February 16, 2016 India
AMMACHI Labs is an academic and research center at Amrita University that brings an interdisciplinary approach to addressing societal challenges. As a Center of Excellence, we envision a world where technology is designed and used to empower people. We... more ›
February 8, 2016 New York,USA
Five AYUDH Americas members attended a youth forum at the United Nations on February 1-2, 2016. The forum was led by the UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), and held within the Trusteeship Council Chamber at the United Nations headquarters in New York. The conference’s seating arrangement... more ›
February 4, 2016 India
Amrita CREATE, the education-technology research lab of Amrita University, provides tablet-based, technology-driven education in remote villages areas through its rural educational program called Amrita Rural India Tablet-enhanced Education (RITE). Working... more ›
January 29, 2016 India
In village life in India, collecting water can be a tremendous chore—a chore which is, for the most part, placed upon the shoulders of women and girls. The women fill jars or buckets and carry them on their heads to transport the water. They walk an average of 10 miles a day and carry 15 litres per... more ›
January 27, 2016 San Ramon, CA
“Preservation of our natural resources should be one of our foremost duties.  The natural resources that we consume is the wealth that need to be transferred to coming generations. If we mindlessly exploit the resources, we won’t be able to leave anything for our grandchildren.”- Amma Dharmista and... more ›
January 25, 2016 South Dakota, USA
Many people in marginalized communities across the United States struggle to access healthy food. The Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota is classified as a “food desert,” and members of the Native American reservation have the lowest life expectancy rate in the United States. In an attempt to... more ›
January 20, 2016 India
Until the 18th century, India was one of the world’s wealthiest nations. Indian villagers lived their lives in harmony with nature and based on traditional values. They were skilled makers of silk and other fine cloth, medicinal drugs and pottery, and were prosperous owners of sandalwood, gold,... more ›