Visiting Buddha’s Smile School an Amistad Intl project

The following is part of an informal trip report by Karen Kotoske, Executive Director, Amistad International: Buddha’s Smile School (BSS) is located in Sarnath and is only a short walk from the historical site where Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha delivered this first sermon. Amistad International has been the primary sponsor of this school since 2004 when BSS had only 60 students. 239 now attend this free school for the poorest of the poor children in the area.

Sangita’s Story — More Comment

There are no words to respond to the tragic news of the death of Sangita. And John’s writing makes so clear how horrible her final days were. I can only shake my head and feel deep pain for Sangita, and for her baby who will never know his mother! Rajan this is just such very more…