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Respect for nature was a recurrent theme for the nine internship students from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s Live-In-Labs program- four from Ryerson University, Toronto, and five from the department of Social Work, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus, as they planned their education-related internship in Idukki, Kerala, guided by AmritaCREATE.
The Awareness Ambassador Program was attended by 180 students at Bison Valley School in Komalikkudi, Idukki on Tuesday, August 11, 2015. The Awareness Ambassador Program, inspired and guided by Chancellor Amma, is a step taken by AmritaCREATE to fight against the evils of alcoholism and other addictive substances by bringing awareness education to children and youth in villages.
During Kozhikode program, Amma distributed Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s certificates to 17 tribal children from Attapadi for completing the eLiteracy & Health Awareness course. The tablet computers were taken to their doorsteps and classes timed after their working hours.
OLabs, online virtual science labs for 9th-12th standards were launched in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands schools through a function and workshop held in Port Blair on November 22, 2014.
Chancellor Amma’s initiatives in empowering villagers with education, literacy and health awareness using innovative tablet technology reached 37 villages in 21 states in just one year. Over 1306 children regularly. . .
“We never imagined a life like this.” The first batch of participants in the Amrita Rural Internship program fanned out across India in the summer of 2014 and reported the. . .
“An unforgettable experience.” This was the unanimous response from all 42 students who traveled this past summer during their vacation to one of our villages in Mata Amritanadamayi Devi’s Amrita SeRVe 101 Village. . .
AmritaCREATE labs was invited to showcase their Rural India Tablet Education (RITE) initiative at the launch of READ Alliance by USAID and Center for Knowledge Societies (CKS). The launch event. . .
Amrita SeRVe was inaugurated on January 13th, 2014, at Valaramkunnu Tribal colony in Wayanad district of Kerala. Amrita SeRVe, will implement a comprehensive series of welfare projects intended to improve the. . .
I have tried to point out some of the positive aspects of village life here. We can learn from these people, but there is also much that we can teach.. . .