A few years ago Suraj became the first student in the village of Bantoli, India to ever pass the tenth grade matriculation exam, allowing him to enroll in junior college. In this interview conducted at Bantoli’s Food for People (FFP) kitchen, Suraj credits the food program with helping him succeed in school and gain crucial life skills.
Mary Wishard, Media and Communications Manager for The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF), recently responded to the question from a large foundation considering TPRF for a grant.
Jyoti Singh shares an update on the Peace Education Program in India, where it is getting a great response from people such as Mr. Rajat G., the assistant manager and PEP coordinator at CONCOR, a major business. “There are many programs that we have conducted in our office, but the Peace Education Program is different and valuable,” he says.
Inmate David Agbley writes from Accra’s Senior Correctional Facility: “From the day I started this Peace Education Program my life has totally changed. I now have peace in me.”
In October, the Boston premiere of award-winning documentary Inside Peace received rave reviews. It is still making an impact.
Jake Frankel, Executive Editor for The Prem Rawat Foundation, recently visited Soweto, South Africa. In this blog (part 2 in his series about the impact of the Peace Education Program) he writes about delivering iPads to volunteers and reports on how Dr. Patrick is using peace education to treat patients.