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2 10, 2013

Stone Church Willow of Glen (CA) Helps Families Save Rainwater for their Gardens, Drinking and Bathing

By |2017-11-23T01:07:44+00:00October 2nd, 2013|

Have you ever had the thought, “I wonder where my tithe goes?” or “What does the StoneWorks committee do?” Well, let me give you one amazing example! Back in the spring, Roland’s Aunt Karen (who runs the non-profit Amistad International) and I were brainstorming. How can Stone Church, and in [...]

11 02, 2013

Unlearning Poverty Mentality at BSS

By |2017-11-23T01:08:22+00:00February 11th, 2013|

Buddha’s Smile Students call their school “the seventh wonder of the world” and a ‘temple.” Click on this link to find out why.

17 08, 2012

Urmi Basu and New Light Featured in Documentary Film

By |2017-11-23T01:09:08+00:00August 17th, 2012|

Amistad has been a proud sponsor since 2005 of New Light, programs for children of sex workers in Calcutta, India. Founder/director, Urmi Basu, and New Light are prominently featured in the highly-acclaimed book ‘Half the Sky’ by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. The book and upcoming documentary film covers the oppressive conditions faced by [...]

17 08, 2012

CIFORD Video—Empowering Girls Through Education

By |2017-11-23T00:30:01+00:00August 17th, 2012|

Check out Amistad’s video about CIFORD’s replacing female genital mutilation with new rites in Kenya’s Meru tribe. The video was made by Tanya and Boyd Cothran. Watch the video.

12 06, 2012

22 New Students Chosen for Buddha’s Smile School New School Year Which Open in July

By |2017-11-23T01:09:58+00:00June 12th, 2012|

Last week Buddha’s Smile School founder/director, Rajan Kaur, visited a neighborhood of garbage collectors to select several new students for the new school year which begins July, 2012. These are children who would not otherwise be going to school. This photo above shows several of the children who are giddy with delight [...]

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