WHAT YOUR DONATION CAN DO….
$10 provides a young woman with bus fare to college
$25 buys a uniform for vocational program students
$50 provides a family with a household water filter
$90 subsidizes a family with a foot pedal pump for irrigation
$100 employs one health educator for a month to teach impoverished women’s groups
$150 buys one zig zag sewing machine for the women’s art workshop
$350 employs a full time social work for one month.
$1000 sends one young woman to engineering college or medical college for one year.
TMA is a nonprofit corporation founded in 2005 to help impoverished villagers of the Thane District of India who suffer from lack of clean water, severe malnutrition of their young and elderly, inadequate education, few opportunities for income generation, malicious methods of money lenders, and subsquent depression and malcontent.
TMA partners with Indian organization who are the “boots on the ground” to provide meaningful social work interventions, education, and training to address these crises.
NEWS AND UPATES
VILLAGE GIRLS OF INDIA MOTIVATED TO GIVE TO SOCIETY Indian women are taught from a young age to look after their families. They don’t have the strong motivation of expressing their individuality, making a name for themselves, or proving their worth. They know their role in life is to look after the family. So when young […]
SPRING: A TIME OF INSPIRATION & CHANGE FOR A POSITIVE FUTURE During the Spring of each year, TMA’s partners in India, Shree Nityananda Education Trust and Parivartan Mahila Sanstha, begin their yearly campaign to inspire young people to dream a new dream: a dream of better health, better education, and better work opportunities. Career Guidance […]
TMA RECEIVES SELFLESS SERVICE AWARD Congratulations to TMA’s Dream Team Jeanetta and Dewa Haley for their dedication and hard work. In their past few years in India, Jeanetta and Dewa have positively changed the lives the many, bringing greater health, education, opportunity for economic growth and joy! Our volunteer couple representing TMA were awarded the Bhagwan […]
We’re excited to share our recent feature in The Malibu Times. Check out our article “Improving health, one liter at a time”. Providing clean water to over 15,000 people to date, TMA works to improve lives through safe drinking water and sanitation in developing areas in India.
Education is the first step to change “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” ~ Nelson Mandela Education is the first step to change. We’re taking that step. TMA’s Clean Water Education course had 12 graduates this spring! These leaders will take their learning home and educate hundreds […]
TMA LAUNCHING RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT The continuing escalation in demand for energy in rural India has serious consequences, especially in terms of air quality, resrouces, and access to energy. The need to ensure sustainable development requires not only combating climate change but also eradicating energy poverty and securing energy supply. One part of the solution […]
INSTALLATION OF UNIQUE ROPE & WASHER PUMP In June 2011, TMA with the assistance of Partners in Green Development (PGD) installed a unique Rope & Washer Pump on community wells which will make lifting water from the wells much easier than the prevailing practice of dangling a rope with a bucket at the end and […]
We journeyed to India this past February and continue to be thrilled by the villagers appreciation of their biosand water filters. We have a growing list of families that would like to have their own. Your donations are making a profound difference in the lives of hundreds of families. Thank you once again for your […]
A few weeks ago, I tagged along with Pervez Kazi as he interviewed twenty families within Nimboli village who had received SNET Bio Sand Water-filters nearly a year ago. The overall response was extreme satisfaction with how the water filter not only improved the families’ health, but also improved the taste of their daily drinking […]
News from Jeanetta: A few weeks ago, I tagged along with Pervez Kazi as he interviewed twenty families within Nimboli village who had received SNET Bio Sand Water-filters nearly a year ago. The overall response was extreme satisfaction with how the water filter not only improved the families’ health, but also improved the taste of […]