Mata Amritanandamayi Math

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Location: Parayakadavu Kollam District Kerala 00690 India

Mission: The M.A. Math was founded by the renowned humanitarian leader, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma). The M.A. Math exists to help alleviate the burden of the world’s poor through meeting each of their five basic needs: food, shelter, education, healthcare and livelihood. We believe that having these needs met is the fundamental right of any human being, and that it is the responsibility of each of us to strive hard to ensure that one day, every human being can live in dignity, safety, security and peace. We also believe that everyone - rich or poor - has the power to make a difference in the life of another, and that no selfless gesture is insignificant. Rather, it is the selfless actions we perform for one another that hold the keys to true peace - peace in the individual, peace in the community, and peace among diverse cultures, nations and faiths.
Geographic areas served: India
2009 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Being around Amma and the volunteers who work tirelessly to alleviate suffering wherever possible is one of the most heartening experiences of a lifetime. She and her volunteers are profoundly rare humanitarians. Suffice it to say that if a greater percentage of the world's population emulated this example, then the world would be a far improved place. The commitment to social service comes from a very deep and sacred place at the Math or at the MA Center in the U.S. One can know that any donation given to these charities will not be wasted on administrative expenses. Instead it will be used to buy indispensable materials such as cement, from which volunteers will build something like a house for the homeless, or a free medical clinic in some disaster zone. The list of charitable causes grows all the time. To volunteer personally promises to be a life transforming experience. A+++

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

October 2009

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the inspiration behind it all.. the commitment to service

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

unusually commited and sincere

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

do much more

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About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-10-01

 
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