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Shrivedant Foundation featured in Kenya newspapers

Happy to share with you all, my dear readers an article about our Foundation which was featured in newspapers in Kenya on 28 July 2016

Shrivedant foundation has restored hope to many 

More than 400 needy children drawn from Kibigori area, Muhoroni in Kisumu County line up for what they like most, a sumptuous meal and sweets every lunch time provided by Shrivedant Foundation. The Foundation built the original Kamleshwar Mahadev Temple, Kibigori more than 100 years ago before the facility was transformed into a modern shrine in July 2013 but has since become a blessing to hundreds of children from poor families. Vaishali Shah, the chairperson, Shrivedant Foundation said the motivating reasons that informed establishment of the Hindu temple in the remote part of the County has now turned the shrine into a beacon of hope for the many children and families through the feeding programme.

Shah said the Hindu community felt compelled to be part and parcel of the expansive Western Kenya community but with focus on the less fortunate in society who could hardly afford three square meals a day. “We wanted to do something unique as the Shrivedant Foundation which is a family trust set up by myself and my husband resolved to add value to the lives of local residents, particularly children”, she confided.

The foundation also conducts medical camps; donates household utilities alongside the feeding programme which has become popular with the children and other stakeholders who are already considering taking up other roles for the common good. Shah said they also give seed donations, train local residents on vegetable farming and tree planting even as Shrivedant Foundation spearheads the unique Kenya Vegetarian club that has attracted many people who don’t eat meat, fish and other related products.

The chairperson commended Kisumu Governor, Jack Ranguma and County Commissioner, John Elung’ata for their unwavering support including security to the facility and children amidst the expansive sugarcane plantation. Shah revealed that the foundation has a major development agenda for the area with the sole aim of creating employment and wealth for the local community with a view to transform their economic status. “We plan to build shops for medical and household goods to enable our people access quality services like health, education, water as part of our commitment to service to humanity”, she explained.

By  Joseph  Ouma 

Source: http://kenyanewsagency.go.ke/en/shrivedant-foundation-has-restored-hope-to-many/

Got featured in Newsletter of HWPL -World Alliance of Religions’ Peace

 

I had written about attending a video conference of the organisation working towards peace in different parts of the world. Recently they informed me that my presentation about what is written in scriptures in the area of creation, who is god, how the world should be, what scriptures have to say about the origin of the world etc. got featured in their journal which is issued every month.

I am glad to be part of such movement as it is truly an experience to know what people think about scriptures across the world and it is always good to know how difficult to bring different minds on the same platform.

 

 

Got featured in a prestigious book on Modiji

I am bit late in sharing this news but it just slipped out of my mind till I went to see High Commissioner in Nairobi and I shared this book with her.

The book’s name is India Calling. It was released during Modiji’s visit to London in 2015. This book has the details of trips taken by Shri Modiji  world over ever since he became Prime Minister. The book is so well designed and the content is really well researched about the initiatives and projects undertaken by Indian government.

This book is truly precious to me as I was one of the two people who could send the message to Modiji and welcomed him to London. This book is surely for private circulation and only meant for few people across the globe.

Thanks to the publisher who found me worth being part of this book.

Got featured in a Magazine in Ghana

I am feeling good that I have something new to share every week. Kenya Vegetarian Club got featured in one of the reputed magazine in Ghana featuring the work we do in the field of Vegetable Farming and Vegetarianism. It is truly my pleasure to associate with the team who also featured some of my articles about the effect of meat production on environment.