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June 1, 2012
... by Kehkashan Basu ,COE Hub Leader UAE We are a group of ordinary citizen volunteers who want to alleviate the pain and suffering of the poor laborers in our city, Dubai . Throughout the week we receive donations from our friends – these can be in cash or kind . Normally, we seek donations of food stuff , clothes , toiletries and other articles of daily use . The cash that is received is also utilized to purchase similar articles. We gather every Friday morning , which is the weekend here ....
May 15, 2012
23-30 April 2012 We at COE Togo have spent quality time with the students including Children and Youth and adults as teachers. We have reached over 950 students and are very happy because all the courses and demonstrations on culture and peace and love were well conducted and many students, parents and professors have formed a commitment to safeguard peace and share with others. More than 5 schools have accepted our request to come organize programs for their students, so we ask you. We ask you...
Gandhiji
April 9, 2012
Our visit to Gandhi's home of refuge and prayer was unexpected as Diane (Diane de Terra) and I wandered through the city. The museum told Gandhi's story through a series of questions and photos. But it was sitting in his little room where he and his wife spent their days that the energy of PEACE prevailed within our hearts and left us speechless. The quietude was filled with magical rain of deep peace that seemed to be sanctioned from Gandhi's own presence. We then also went to the place along...
Youth Rising for Peace Global Summit
April 9, 2012
At the invitation of the Shift Network, Karoline Buys and I represented Children of the Earth at the Youth Rising for Peace Global Summit. Peace work has become a big passion for me since 2005, when I realized that violence is a global plague that deprives so many people of happiness, meaning, connection to each other, our Creator, and a life well lived. I’ve worked for building peace ever since. A big contribution has been the organizational structures where I carried out my work, among which...
April 9, 2012
The Vermont chapter of Children of the Earth has recently partnered with the Nepal chapter in the development of a new project initiative titled “help HELP.”  The aim of our project is to support the needs and spread awareness of the Helambu Education Livelihood Project (HELP), an organization created by Nepal chapter leader Jimmy Lama.  This organization works with some of the poorest communities in the region to improve the quality of education by building classrooms and schools, training...
Teacher Training India
April 9, 2012
Venue - Gandhi Smirti and Darshan Samiti, Gandhi Darshan, Rajghat, New Delhi Link - http://iaseve.org.in/ Nina, Diane de Terra (USA), Jimmy Lama (Nepal), and Rodica Pop (Romania) all representing COE attended the Teacher Education program for Peace and Harmony in Delhi, India sponsored by the Gandhi Foundation. In addition Ralph Singh joined us. Expected at this conference were 250 educators but instead over 700 arrived to attend. This is an indication of the deep soulful inner plea of high...
April 9, 2012
Working on education in rural areas of Pakistan is not an easy task for anyone who is interested in motivating people regarding educating their children. The reason is that most of the parents have old mindsets regarding engaging their children in child labor and agriculture work in the fields. Ashfaque, standing outside village in remote and rural area of Thatta district Sindh Pakistan For donating certain places like at least one room for opening of school so that their children get...
Nina and a Sadhu
April 9, 2012
Our visit to the Holiest of Holy cities in India is Rishikesh and Haridwar. Below is the Mother Ganga River and as you can see people bathe themselves here to receive immortality and on the other hand here is where they are cremated…both existing at the same time. Life and death. The Ganga is the Mother and the sky filled with the sun going down for the evening prayers of Aarati represents Father Sun. Across the water is the Parmath Center where Swami Chitanand lives with his devotees. One of...
Togo Map
April 9, 2012
COE Togo is based in a village named Kouvé. We shared with children and young people here many notions in the following fields: Environmental protection The peacekeeping Love Music We touch more than 25,000 people in our area. Kouvé is a canton of the prefecture of Yoto. For a population of 49,000 inhabitants in 14 districts, Kouvé contains three high schools (two high schools and a modern technical college), four colleges, and 18 primary schools. We have two markets, two medical...
Global Free Hugs
March 20, 2012
We sure hope so. :) Email your name/city/state/country To hugs@positive-focus.com as we'd love to have you part of the global hug team! May 4th, 5th, or 6th – 2012

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