Dear Friends, if you look at this section 'Letters from our Readers' now and again, you will come across something you've written, or some news that may be of interest to you!

Just a Change

Portuguese youth give a second life to derelict housing Ever since it began back in 2010, the Just a Change project has already refurbished 51 homes in Portugal. These volunteers are young university students supported by their sponsors. They are now in Óbidos to restore homes (and dignity) to a good handful of inhabitants. Volunteers in the Just... Read more
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Maintaining cultural integrity

Dear friends, The Rural Organisation for Social elevation (R.O.S.E) in Kanda is still working at a grassroots level appealing to the community to become active participants in developing a better life for themselves. Our projects in eco and rural development maintains cultural integrity and an ecological balance. Please find photos from our... Read more

Strengthening our water bodies

The recent deluge of rains and floods has taught us lessons which should adhered to for our well being. We have learnt about compassion and supporting each other during this crisis. Most importantly about how not to mess with nature, yes, we have stolen away water bodies and converted them into mansions, property holdings and dump yards. Water... Read more

They can't use computers because they don't have electricity.

Dear Forum, Thank you for your Letter to Friends Newsletter. I'm very happy to receive it. And I think, that print and paper is very important also. Do you know, many people, who live in extreme poverty can't use computers (because they haven't electricity),and they need the information about the Forum on Overcoming Extreme Poverty... Read more

Floods in Chennai

RELIEF WORK BY SHABNAM RESOURCES Most people are aware of the recent floods that have ruined Chennai city and its suburbs. Houses were flooded with rain and sewage water for days. Good hearted human beings from all religions, race, colour and gender were supporting one another. Thank you to all of them. The floods has made roads not accessible... Read more