MOVED BY LOVE A  movement  towards acts of radical generosity, for the people, by the people.
ECOSYSTEM - INDIA YUVA Urban Ashram Charity Focus Manav Sadhana ‘ Akshay Patra’ - Project 365 Lok Mitra Gram-shree MAM Mov...
EKATVA RETREAT – JUNE 2010
THE LAUNCH OF WISDOM CRAFTS  Wisdom Crafts are value-based products that are offered on a gift-economy basis --  where the...
WISDOM CRAFTS
GIFT-ECONOMY RICKSHAW A rickshaw experience with positive messages, audio tour  of the city, maps for tourists, and tradit...
GIFT-ECONOMY RICKSHAW Launched by a rickshaw driver Uday-bhai, who is inspired by the gift-economy.
PROJECT 365 ‘AKSHAY PATRA’ <ul><li>Akshay Patra, an ‘inexhaustible vessel’ </li></ul><ul><li>During the Bhoodan movement, ...
PROJECT 365 ‘AKSHAY PATRA’ <ul><li>“ Imagine this empty bottle to be like your mind, every day when you will put one rupee...
LOK MITRA – GENEROSITY ENTREPRENEURS <ul><li>“ Lok Mitra” supports and strengthens individuals who have dedicated their li...
LOK MITRA – GENEROSITY ENTREPRENEURS <ul><li>The pilot project is launched with three individuals: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>J...
RIPPLES CONTINUE Organic Farming Experiments
MOVED BY LOVE &quot;It's amazing how much you can accomplish if you do not  care who gets the credit.” – Abraham Lincoln
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  1. 1. MOVED BY LOVE A movement towards acts of radical generosity, for the people, by the people.
  2. 2. ECOSYSTEM - INDIA YUVA Urban Ashram Charity Focus Manav Sadhana ‘ Akshay Patra’ - Project 365 Lok Mitra Gram-shree MAM Movies Wisdom Crafts Gift-Economy Rickshaw
  3. 3. EKATVA RETREAT – JUNE 2010
  4. 4. THE LAUNCH OF WISDOM CRAFTS Wisdom Crafts are value-based products that are offered on a gift-economy basis -- where there are no prices and it is up to the buyers to reflect the value of each product and pay what they are inspired to offer.
  5. 5. WISDOM CRAFTS
  6. 6. GIFT-ECONOMY RICKSHAW A rickshaw experience with positive messages, audio tour of the city, maps for tourists, and traditional snacks.
  7. 7. GIFT-ECONOMY RICKSHAW Launched by a rickshaw driver Uday-bhai, who is inspired by the gift-economy.
  8. 8. PROJECT 365 ‘AKSHAY PATRA’ <ul><li>Akshay Patra, an ‘inexhaustible vessel’ </li></ul><ul><li>During the Bhoodan movement, Vinoba Bhave invited people to collect a fist full of grain to be shared with the poorest in the neighborhood </li></ul><ul><li>Today, Jyotsna Parmar created Akshay Patra, a.k.a. Project 365 for people to collect one rupee daily for a year in a recycled painted water bottle for the poor in their neighborhood. </li></ul>
  9. 9. PROJECT 365 ‘AKSHAY PATRA’ <ul><li>“ Imagine this empty bottle to be like your mind, every day when you will put one rupee in it knowing it will do good, you will be sending out a compassionate and gratitude thought to your mind and slowly your heart and mind will be filled with love.” </li></ul><ul><li>Jyotsna Parmar </li></ul>
  10. 10. LOK MITRA – GENEROSITY ENTREPRENEURS <ul><li>“ Lok Mitra” supports and strengthens individuals who have dedicated their lives to working for the people. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Financially provide bare-bones-living-expenses for 3 years. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide mentoring and value-based support throughout the process. Example:10-day orientations, week-long stay with mentors, daily journaling/reading, acts of kindness, monthly reporting, etc. </li></ul></ul>Nimo, Program Coordinator
  11. 11. LOK MITRA – GENEROSITY ENTREPRENEURS <ul><li>The pilot project is launched with three individuals: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jesus: a volunteer Architect from Spain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Archan: a theater artist who is taking his skills to the slums </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raju: a young social worker </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. RIPPLES CONTINUE Organic Farming Experiments
  13. 13. MOVED BY LOVE &quot;It's amazing how much you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” – Abraham Lincoln

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