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Autumn 2015 Newsletter to Friends

Give people the opportunity to   change things. When they begin to believe they can take responsibility, they do. Click here       ————————————————————————————————————————————-   New Nobel Prize Winner Angus Deaton talks about Seva Mandir. Click here     ————————————————————————————————————————————–   Swati Patel, one of the most senior members of the …Read More

April 2015 Newsletter – A first hand visit to Seva Mandir

In March this year, we visited Udaipur to see, first hand Seva Mandir’s incredible work.

Our initial visit was to a school where over 50 children attend. While there were few resources available, each child showed an inordinate amount of pride in their work and a real hunger to learn. They were very keen to demonstrate their skills in reciting the English alphabet, doing sums on the blackboard and singing songs.
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March 2015 Newsletter – Two Different Worlds Coming Together

The Second Best Exotic Hotel premiered in London on 17 February, and producer Graham Broadbent and director John Madden supported a series of private screenings which enabled us to promote Seva Mandir to over 200 current and prospective supporters. We were privileged to have Dame Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Celia Imrie, Ronald Pickup, Diana Hardcastle, Tom Wilkinson, Lillete Dubey and Tena Desae come along.Read More

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

We are delighted that the Producers of The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel are working with the Friends to help promote the good doings of Seva Mandir. Much of the filming took place close to Udaipur so the stellar cast were able to see for themselves the area in which Seva Mandir does so much good.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel will be premiered in London on the 17th February and is released nationally on the 26th February.
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An Extraordinary Evening at Kings

Over 200 guests filled the Old Anatomy Theatre at King’s College London to hear distinguished panellists (from left to right) Lord Bilimoria, Lord Dholakia, Ajay Mehta, Sir Mark Tully and Baroness Williams address this most difficult of questions Shouldn’t India be taking care of its own poor. The immense experience, …Read More