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Czech Children put together 5,500 Kids-to-Kids packs for Sisters of Mother Teresa in India

To pay homage to Mother Teresa on the occasion of her canonization, organizers of Sri Chinmoy’s ongoing humanitarian program, the Oneness-Heart Tears and Smiles, arranged for 50 schools in the Czech Republic to put together 5,500 Kids-to-Kids packs containing hygiene and school supplies for Nirmala Shishu Bhavan – the Mother Teresa Missionaries of Charity in… Read More »

Medical technology in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Institute of Research and Rehabilitation for Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders (BIRDEM), December 2014 In 2009, BIRDEM was the recipient of a double sea container of medical technology, which they shared with Sylhet Sadar Hospital in Dhaka and Kumudini Hospital. The Sri Chinmoy Centre in Austria collected modern treatment and diagnostic machines to serve… Read More »

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… Read More »

Dolls for Africa

Dolls for Africa sent to Nakuru, Kenya, March 2012 Seniors at Arbor 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 thee handmade dolls, along with new… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

Supporting the Tegla Loroupe Educational and Peace Centre

The construction of the Tegla Loroupe Educational and Peace Centre in the town of Kapenguria in Kenya started in April 2005. A month later, “The Oneness-Heart-Tears and Smiles” organised a sponsor race of three schools in Switzerland. 21,000 Swiss Franks were collected to support the construction of the school. A sea container with school tables… Read More »

Visit in Myanmar

Homes for the Aged, Yangon, Myanmar, January 2012 Our humanitarian team visited two homes for the aged in Yangon, Myanmar, bringing food and offering a program of songs.