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Rainwater harvesting systems

Chubut Province, Argentina, Alstom/Green Cross/The Oneness-Heart-Tears and Smiles, June, 2012 The world is facing a major water crisis.  900 million people are living without clean sources of drinking water and 2.6 billion have no access to adequate hygiene and sanitation. The Sri Chinmoy Centres through it’s humanitarian service branch, the Oneness-Heart-Tears and Smiles, wanted to […]

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Dolls for Africa

Dolls for Africa sent to Nakuru, Kenya, March 2012Seniors at Regal Heights Rehabilitation Centre in New York City and art students at Greenwich High School participated in our “Dolls for Africa Project.” (www.dollsforafrica.org) The seniors stuffed the dolls and the art students painted the faces. One hundred of these handmade dolls, along with new clothing […]

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Sea container for Nicaragua

Santa Maria Parrales School, San Jacinto, Nicaragua, May 2012 The northwestern provinces of Nicaragua are some of the most disadvantaged in the country, which is itself the poorest in Central America. In May 2012, The Oneness-Heart-Tears and Smiles humanitarian service organization sent a second sea container of goods to Nicaragua. A single sea container holds […]

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Water tanks for Bali

Kubu, Bali, Indonesia, January 2012 Kubu, unlike most of the island of Bali, suffers from serious water scarcity, making it dry and barren for most of the year. Prince Agung Ngurah is a leader who suggested that we assist with the construction of water tanks capable of collecting and storing rainwater for the domestic use […]

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Help in Northern Ontario

Cat Lake, Northern Ontario, Canada, August 2012 First Nations aboriginal children are our main focus in Canada. Thousands of these children live in abject poverty in isolated areas of the north. We sent school supplies, sports equipment and toys to Bimaychikamah School of the Ojibway clan, thanks to Bearskin Airway, Waysaya Airway and Bimachi Airlines […]

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Sunflower Children’s Centre in Vietnam

Sunflower Children’s Centre, Nha Trang, Vietnam, February 2012 In Nha Trang, our team, including Vlado the Clown, visited the Sunflower Children’s Centre, where 26 children aged 6 to 21 live. Vlado’s mime performance had a magical effect on the children, as well as the adults. He showed the value of humor to bring people together […]

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Gift bags in New York

Missionaries of Charity Christmas and New Year’s Party, Harlem, New York, January 2012 The Sri Chinmoy Centres prepared 150 gift bags containing new hats, scarves, gloves, socks and a soft toy, as well as school supplies.  The nuns distributed them to children and homeless adults in Harlem. We also supplied new clothing, hygiene kits, gifts […]

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