Food for People:
All on Account of a Meal

"One hot nutritious meal in the local cuisine for children and ailing adults, combined with hygiene education and community involvement. With that one bit of help, people are helping themselves and turning their own lives around."
- Smita Kalarn, Food for People Program Director

Read Smita Kalarn's full letter (updated) and learn how you can help sustain this model initiative.

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The Ripple Effect

In February 2014 representatives of TPRF’s Peace Education Program (PEP) were invited to participate in the annual conference of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Association (NCCJA) in Raleigh. This was a small conference attended by North Carolina criminal justice professors and students. But the interest in PEP that developed there is still reverberating across the state and beyond.

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Finding Inner Strength: PEP at Lifeprint, Phoenix, Arizona

Volunteer Sandra Jones had just completed a free Tai Chi class at the Lifeprint Community Center in Phoenix, Arizona, when she realized that “this would be a great place to present the Peace Education Program.”

She approached Director Nancy ZumBrunnen and a meeting was arranged with volunteer Deborah Slater to present PEP as a class possibility. A glowing recommendation had been sent from the librarian at Phoenix’s Sun City retirement community, where Deborah and Sandra had previously presented a PEP class, and it soon became a “go.”

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Just What the Doctor Ordered

It’s checkup day in Bantoli. As the children giggle and squirm under Dr. K. Sandhya’s cold stethoscope, it’s clear that, today, the doctor is also taking the pulse of TPRF’s first Food for People (FFP) facility to see how effectively it’s meeting the nutrition and health needs of the villagers it serves.

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Giving the Gift of Clean Water

TPRF Joins the Global Celebration of Water on World Water Day

The question before the world community is how can sources of clean water be created and sustained for the millions who do not have access to that essential human need?

Here are some examples:

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Giving Peace a Chance in Liverpool

PeacePlay, a voluntary group promoting Prem Rawat’s message through performance arts, launched their first event entitled “Giving Peace a Chance” in Liverpool, the famous birthplace of the Beatles and Britain’s Swinging Sixties.

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Real Stories from Around the World

The TPRF Blog is expanding with more eyewitness stories from both volunteers and the people who interact with them "on location" around the world.  Along with updates and photos from signature programs like TPRF's Food for People, Peace Education Program, and special Message of Peace events, we'll be sharing more first-hand stories that often don't get the spotlight they deserve.  Real stories from real people whose lives have been touched in big and small ways through the work of the foundation,  partnering organizations, and volunteers.

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