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Coping during COVID

Wondering how Mukti has been managing the pandemic? Inside the gate: Immediately, a huge effort began to make the many adjustments to our community life introducing masks, sanitizing (we quickly learned how to make our own) and social distancing to protec...

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Green Fingers

Vegetables grown on the farm have become invaluable in keeping not only Mukti residents healthy during the Covid lockdown but also neighbouring families. The day labourers and rag pickers would be starving if not for the support they receive from Mukti pr...

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Following Renovation Our Hospital is Being Well Used

In 2019 NZ funded the renovation of our small hospital. When the renovation was agreed to, it had been some time since we had a committed doctor in residence. But God was calling Dr Arpita and she arrived soon after work started. Now she is very busy. We¬...

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A Tribute to Carol Bagrie

It was with great sadness that we learned Carol went to be with her beloved Lord on June 25th 2019. Here is Lorraine Francis’s tribute to this wonderful woman read at her funeral on Friday, June 28th. “For the Mukti family, our dear Carol was ...

Stories I Love To Hear (Penny Eaton)

You are probably aware that I get most excited about the girls who go on to tertiary education and follow careers that empower them to take responsibility for their own futures. It gives them choice. So it was with a glad heart that I read about what some...

High School Graduation

While illiteracy rates continue to drop in India with 75 percent of the population able now able to read and write, the mean number of years that children spend at school is only 5.12 (Indian School Education System – an overview). That means that t...

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A Visit

A group of 8 visited Mukti recently and some of their impressions and stories are in our latest Mukti Pulse, the February 2018 addition. Take a moment to read their insights into and reflections about their experiences. For one it was a childhood dream to...

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International Women’s Day Celebrations

International Women’t Day was a special event for the women at Mukti. In a country where women and girls, especially those who have a disability or have become widowed, or are unmarried are often abandoned and even exploited, it was a wonderful oppo...

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The Ladies Return

When the ladies who live in the Priti Sadan were asked to move out so that the renovation could begin, they were not happy. It is their home and they were not about to leave it for anybody! That is a distant memory now with the residents thanking our Heav...

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Vacation Time

I wonder what it would be like going to the beach for the first time? Feeling the sand in your toes, playing in the waves, collecting shells and looking for starfish. There would be very few NZ kids who have not had this experience. However, for the 31 gi...