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Lighta lampThis Diwali, Light a life

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This Diwali,Light a lamp but when you do that also let the light spread to the far off, the under previliged,the Unfortunate and needy.

Like for example the floods in AP,Karnataka have affected the lives of atotal reaching anywhere between 3million (NGOs say) and 2 million (Govt agencies put it that way).Eitherway they are not just simple statistics they are lives of the fellowhuman beings. Human beings and even their cattle, their crops and other living beings. What we can do now is pray and along with our prayers ACT Send them however small it may be but our contribution to save and have them a chance to get back their lives.

People out there affected by the worst floods in 100 years, no fault of theirs, so lets give them a chance, a chance to stand upon their legs. And not pity by sending them some used clothes.

So pick up your pen write a cheque, Draft or contribute online.

If you are abroad:
Use one of these services

SEWA USA
http://www.sewausa.org

SEWA INTERNATIONAL UK
http://www.…

Seva Bharati to build houses for flood-hit

Source: The Hindu
Bangalore: Seva Bharati, a social service trust affiliated to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, in a meeting of donors held here on Tuesday, has decided to help construct 2,660 houses in flood-hit districts of north Karnataka.

In the meeting, industrialist Ravindra Pai offered to construct 500 houses. Aruna Chetana, a school for mentally challenged children, promised to construct five houses. Even government affiliated co-operative bodies such as Karnataka State Oil Seeds Federation and Souhardha Cooperative Bank said they would support the cause. The meeting decided to construct each house of 300 sq ft dimension at a cost of Rs. 1 lakh.