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India 2010/11

Thank you Shanthimalai Ashram! The most fantastic piece of news is that the government of Tamil Nadu has committed to construct 4 to 5 houses for the poorest people in each village, annually.  We experience such great joy to hear (and see) that this is happening! This year, I was so happy to be able […]

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India 2009/10

  Repairing and finding shelter for the destitute women On December 12, 2009, I am back in India!  As with every visit, I cannot wait to set my eyes on the holy mountain, Arunachala! Here is a picture of Arunachala, in all its glory: I soon find my beggar women friends sitting in front of […]

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India 2008/09

  “There, but for the grace of God, go I”   As of December 31, 2008, 13 elderly beggar women have been registered with Shantimalai Ashram, authorizing them to receive a monthly pension of 250 rupees (approximately $6 US). They have been issued a photo identification card, which also enables the women to receive free […]

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