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2nd Phase of LifeSkills Training Concluded at Parmarth With 10-Day Online Training

The second phase of life skills training – in which eager participants are trained to work on individual and community-level action plans to protect the health of both the village and its residents – concluded at Parmarth Niketan recently with a ten-day online training organized jointly under the auspices of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance and UNFPA. Through…

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Parents of Youth LifeSkills Trainees Visit Parmarth

In the ongoing efforts to transform the lives of the citizens of Rishikesh, Uttarakhand and the Nation through the creation of a team of peer educators (teachers) to offer life-skill training to members of their community, Parmarth Niketan invited the parents of the Youth in the most-recent training to the Ashram to learn about the…

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Pujya Sadhviji Joins the Interfaith Discussion on Climate Change and Environmental Protection

In the Morocccan Center for Tolerance and Interfaith Dialogue forum on Climate Change and Environmental Protection held virtually recently, Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati joined HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji – Muniji, Mohammed Aabidou of the Moroccan Center Dr Azza Karam of Religions for Peace International, Rabbi David Rosen of the AJC – American Jewish Committee…

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Pujya Swamiji Lends His Voice to Climate Action Interfaith Forum

HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji joined Mohammed Aabidou of the Moroccan Center for Tolerance and Interfaith Dialogue, Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji and a beautiful gathering of interfaith leaders and influencers that included Dr Azza Karam of Religions for Peace International and Rabbi David Rosen of the AJC – American Jewish Committee for a very special…

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The ‘Prayas Apna’ Workshop

The ‘Prayas Apna’ workshop – a joint initiative of Global Interfaith WASH Alliance – aims to create a strong environment that inspires and fulfill Youth aspirations for a happy and healthy life. The curriculum is a path to identify and realize their dream (sapna). It encourages teenagers to dream, develop a strategy to reach that…

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GIWA’s LifeSkills Training for Youth Leaders

Community Peer educators, Youth Leaders from Chandreshwar Nagar, Kali Ki Dhal, Mayakund Regions of Block Doiwala, District Dehradun and Kharasharot, Block Narendra Nagar of Tehri Garhwal District & some of Parmarth Gurukul’s Rishikumars successfully completed first Phase of the Prayasapna LifeSkills Education Training, organized by the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, in partnership with UNFPA India…

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Parmarth Youth Alliance (PYA) Creates Wall Painting in Primary School to Raise Awareness

Under the aegis of Parmarth Niketan, the Parmarth Youth Alliance (PYA) recently organized and created a wall painting in the primary school, Garhi Shyampur (Hisarpur), to make children aware – through cartoon characters – about environmental protection, unhealthy social behaviours, tree plantations, water conservation, education and other issues that might otherwise not be discussed by…

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LifeSkills Training for Youth

The Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA) in partnership with UNFPA India hosted a three day workshop for LifeSkills Education at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh for community Peer Educators and Parmarth Rishikumars. Peer educators are active community leaders who make sincere efforts to motivate and inspire their peers to be the change they want to see in…

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