Rural Development

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  1. Cleanliness Awareness Program

    Inspired by Breath-Water-Sound workshop, 380 Students (8th to 10th Standard) of the New English School took part in a Cleanliness Awareness Program conducted on 9th Nov 2006 Cleanliness Camp In February 2007, the ‘Nirmal Gram Abhiyan’ (Clean Village Campa ...
  2. Abundant Water

    The New English High School run by Shri Swami Vivekanand Shikshan Sanstha Trust was established in 1992. Rendering service to students around the area, the school did not have a water facility since its inception. In 2006, The Art of Living initiated the ...
  3. Better Health with Toilets

    The access to toilets has helped many villages to overcome many diseases. Earlier the practice was to answer nature’s call in the fields, leading to breeding of mosquitoes. Also women would have to relieve themselves only after sunset or before sunrise, l ...
  4. Plentiful Water

    Participants of The Art of Living’s Youth Leadership Training Program (YLTP) took it on themselves to reach out to villagers of Devool-Vadsa, a small village in Dharva taluka of Yavatmal. Starting in December 2006, the youth leaders, along with the locals ...
  5. Implementing Garbage Collection and Disposal System

    Complete garbage removal and disposal system will be implemented in Hinjawadi village, Pune, India. This includes placing Garbage Collecting Bins across Hinjawadi Village. Employees from the local municipality will collect garbage from Garbage Collecting ...
  6. Art of Living Stress Relief Programs In Chad

    For the first time in March 2010, Art of Living’s yoga, Meditation and the Sudarshan Kriya techniques were taught in Chad, Africa. The Part 1 courses were conducted for the residents as well as the staff at the UNFPA (the United Nations Population Fund) a ...
  7. Stress-elimination for house helpers

    Breath-Water-Sound Workshop is an Art of living initiative that was organized for Filipino house helpers sheltered at the Philippine Embassy. About 70 workers from the Ahmed Mansoor Al Aali Group in Riffa learnt stress-relief techniques. “This is the firs ...
  8. Drivers breathe easy to combat road stress

    To increase road safety, The Art of Living launched the Road Peace campaign in association with the Children & Mother Welfare Society in February 2007. The General Directorate of Traffic supported this initiative that included stress-elimination works ...
  9. Using ancient secrets to improve agriculture

    Agnihotra is a healing fire from the ancient science of Ayurveda. Regular practice of Agnihotra purifies the atmosphere and enhances crop production. The Art of Living has been reviving this ancient practice. Farmers in many rural areas have experienced i ...
  10. Finding alternatives for traditional stoves

    Chulhas & Bio Gas In most villages Chulhas or firewood stoves are mainly used in many households for cooking. This generates a lot of smoke, which is one of the main causes for breathing problems amongst the village folks. To overcome this issue, the ...
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