Entries by Sewa

Tony Blair Speech on ‘Faith & Globalisation’

Speech by Rt Hon Tony Blair, ‘Faith And Globalisation’. The Cardinal’s Lectures 2008 Westminster Cathedral, London 19:00hrs, Thursday 3rd April 2008 Let me summarise my argument to you this evening. Under the momentum of globalisation the world is opening up, and at an astonishing speed. Old boundaries of culture, identity and even nationhood are falling. […]

Hope for the future: Educating underprivileged children in India

Sewa UK’s Education Aid programme seeks to provide underprivileged children in India with a life transforming opportunity and what we in the UK consider a basic human right – the right to an education. Education is a basic right for children everywhere and of vital importance for the development of a country. Education revolutionises a […]

Educating the future generation Latur 1993 & Education Aid

The Latur earthquake struck India at 03:56 local time (UTC + 04:30) on September 30, 1993. The main area affected was the Maharashtra State in Western India. The earthquake primarily affected the districts of Latur and Osmanabad. It was an intraplate earthquake. It measured 6.4 on the Richter Scale, and approximately 7,928 people died, 16,000 […]

Providing immediate relief & assistance: Asian Tsunami 2004

The earthquake and resulting tsunami in the Indian Ocean on December 26th, 2004 had a devastating effect on India. According to the Indian government, almost 11,000 people died in the tsunami and over 5,000 are missing and feared dead. It is estimated that 380,000 Indians have been displaced by the disaster and reconstruction is expected […]

Rebuilding communities: Gujarat Earthquake 2001

The 2001 Gujarat earthquake occurred on January 26, 2001, India’s 51st Republic Day, at 08:46 AM. The epicentre was Bhuj (23.6° N 69.8° E) Gujarat, India. With a magnitude of between 7.6 and 8.1 on the Richter scale, the quake killed around 20,000 people injured another 167,000 and destroyed nearly 400,000 homes. The shock waves […]

Current Appeal

Leh Flash Flooding On 6th August, 2010, At least 147 people were killed, 370 injured, and 500 are still missing when flash floods triggered by torrential rains struck Leh, a Himalayan town in Ladakh region, northeast of Jammu and Kashmir, leaving a trail of death and destruction.  Please donate now to help rebuild the towns and communities most affected in this important […]