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Gifts of Service — SEVA’s Choices

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nativeowmanIt is never the wrong time of year to give gifts of service through the SEVA foundation. Seva (say-va) is a Sanskrit word for service. Seva Foundation was formed in 1978 with a mission to alleviate suffering caused by disease and poverty.These partnerships prevent and treat blindness, train surgeons and rural health workers, support community leaders, protect sacred lands and much more.

Gifts of Sight
Restore Sight to a Blind Person (your gift pays for one cataract surgery with a vision-correcting lens implant); Restore the Eyesight of a Child (provide a child with specialized pediatric surgery, follow-up care, free glasses, and more; giftsserviceTrain a Local Health Worker (trains one rural health worker in the techniques needed to restore sight and prevent blindness and ensures that quality eye care is available to others).

Gifts of Native Wellness
Protect Mother Earth (supporting innovate Native American projects that are working to preserve sacred ancient lands; Sponsor a Community Garden (fully support five families with seeds, tools, and gardening classes for one healthy harvest season; Seeds for Change (enough seeds for a one-acre community garden on a reservation).

Heart of Compassion
This gift supports innovative projects that alleviate suffering caused by poverty and disease.

In Tibet, Nepal, India, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Egypt, Guatemala, Eastern Africa and in Native American communities, Seva works with local people to create sustainable solutions that take root and grow.

The Seva Foundation offers these gifts of service, and MORE>>>. .

By Annie B. Bond, the best-selling and award-winning author of five healthy/green living books, including Better Basics for the Home (Three Rivers Press, 1999), Home Enlightenment, Clean & Green (1990), and most recently True Food (National Geographic, 2010 and winner of Gourmand Awards Best Health and Nutrition Cookbook in the World). She has authored literally thousands of articles and was named “the foremost expert on green living” by Body & Soul magazine (2009).

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