AMURT & DESPRI results in Haiti in the fields of social entrepreneurship, education, health, and the environment. This video presents the key achievements of AMURT-Haiti and DESPRI in Haiti over the last 15 years in terms of community strengthening, environmental progress, fighting malnutrition, and solving iodine deficiency. Read more
Officials in Haiti have confirmed at least 1,297 people are dead after a powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit the Caribbean nation on Saturday. Rescuers are picking through rubble in a desperate search for any survivors. The southwest of Haiti appears to have suffered the worst of the damage, especially around the city of Les Cayes.
AMURT & AMURTEL have teams on the ground and donations are welcome to support the relief efforts. Read more
Support the Ko Neere community reforestation and climate protection project in Burkina Faso by offsetting the climate impact of your journeys. The funds raised from the project covers tree plantations, water management, nursery protection, tools, training/awareness, maintenance. Read more
AMURTEL in Athens, Greece is committed to safe and empowered mothering from pregnancy through 18 months after birth. We aim to strengthen mothering skills by creating a safe women’s space within which to explore both the cultural similarities as well as the differences in African, Middle Eastern and European parenting. Read more
Bring critically needed support to the survivors of the Beirut blast now! The AMURT Lebanon team is already on the ground, immersed in intensive relief work and urgently needs your help!
As you know, a massive explosion rocked the center of Beirut on Tuesday, devastating nearly half of the city, shattering windows, flattening cars and collapsing buildings. The AMURT Lebanon team immediately began its disaster intervention, even as team members were still themselves recovering from shock and minor injuries from flying shards of glass. Mercifully, nobody in the local team was severely injured or died during the explosion. Read more
AMURT’s Food For All (FFA) program in Washington DC has seen a four-fold increase in demand for food over the past four weeks, increasing from 140 weekly food recipients in late March to 503 in late April. The new clients include senior citizens with underlying health issues, people with disabilities, single parents with children to feed all day at home and the recently unemployed, especially those laid off from restaurants. Read more
Multiple chapters of AMURT in Inda has been providing regular support to those affected by COVID-19 lockdowns and subsequent loss of livelihoods.
Treating it as a disaster with hygienic precaution and social distancing, volunteers in 15 states have served more than one million people. In the months of April through July 2020 hundred of thousands of hot meals were served regularly and households were given dry ration like rice, pulse, oil, potatoes, soybeans and other essential commodities. Read more