• "My experience wholeheartedly changed my global perspective. It showed me the amount of effort, time, and energy it takes to create simple, but sustainable solutions for basic human necessities like drinking water and the work that needs to be done."

    - Jewel Yoko Kentilitisca, University of New Mexico, U.S.

  • Amrita Live-in-Labs® conducted a program on Impact Analysis of Teaching Methodology, Health and Social Awareness. As a part of the program, the second year MSW students of the department of Social Work, Coimbatore, along with Ryerson University students from Canada stayed at the tribal settlement of Komalikudi in Idukki District of Kerala from 6th to 13th August 2015. 

  • The School of Social Work, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, and AMMACHI Labs, along with the foreign university, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, carried forward a research in a village of Ettimadai, Coimbatore.

  • Students from the Harvard School of Public Health worked with the Amrita School of Social Work and AmritaCREATE to conduct alcohol awareness classes and self esteem programs for children in the tribal village of Mothakara, Kerala.

  • With a lack of consistent and sustainable employment opportunities, many villagers are forced to seek employment far away from their homes, thereby temporarily requiring families to move to different states for a major part of the year.

  • “I have taken many classes at my university, but I really wanted to do something in the field. Water is something that everyone needs, especially clean drinking water. I am very happy that I was able to work as part of a team and deploy a water filter that will now give clean water to everyone in the village.”

    - Hiroto Tahaku, Hosei University, Japan