Posts Tagged "Gandhi"

Getting to Know Sharpeville Community History

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Getting to Know Sharpeville Community History

Shining a light on Sharpeville history through performing arts.    We enjoyed “A Day in Sharpeville” on our last Satyagraha Tour of South Africa and were kindly hosted by Nicho Ntema, Nina du Toit, Diniso “Gama” Gamakhulu alongside the Sharpeville Gang.  We are coordinating our upcoming 2018 visit with our Sharpeville friends and in the process, we prepared a few “getting to know you” questions for our hosts.  Due to the timing of the interview and that Sharpeville suffered a deadly massacre that shook the world March 21, 1960, we asked if they could lend any advice to the Las Vegas community given we just faced the deadliest...

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“SEWA” Self-Employed Women’s Association

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

“SEWA” Self-Employed Women’s Association

Gandhi Legacy Tour has been visiting the SEWA organization in Ahmedabad for over a decade now.  Over the years we’ve had the pleasure of meeting and interacting with several of the empowered women in leadership positions.  We are always greeted with love and blessings and then given a passionate tour of (1) a sampling of various grass roots projects they’ve initiated, (2) their headquarters, and (3) the local community SEWA bank.  They give the legacy group a broad overview of their history and honorable accomplishments along with field tours in order to share first hand experiences of the solutions they’ve implemented to address the community need....

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Pretoria Highlights

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Pretoria Highlights

In 1894 Gandhi helped found the Natal Indian Congress, to unify local Indians into a political force, and became the first secretary.  In September of the same year, Gandhi became the first Indian to be enrolled as an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Natal.  Gandhi felt firsthand what it was like to be discriminated upon, he struggled to find a hotel in Johannesburg and the Grand National Hotel would not allow him to eat in hotel dining room.  The Central Baptist Church turned Gandhi away and would not let him enter a white church. At the meeting held in the Empire Theater in Johannesburg, Gandhi introduced the idea of Satyagraha resistance through non-cooperative,...

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Gandhi Quote

Posted by on Apr 14, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Gandhi Quote

In a gentle way you can shake the world.”   Mahatma (Bapu) Gandhi Share us...

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October 2nd Worldwide Message of Peace
Happy Birthday Bapuji!

Posted by on Sep 29, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

October 2nd Worldwide Message of Peace  Happy Birthday Bapuji!

October 2nd Worldwide Message of Peace The Gandhi Legacy Tour family supports the efforts of Peace and of the Gandhi Development Trust in Durban, South Africa.  This week Gandhi Development Trust leadership reached out to friends to help spread the message of peace to youth.  October 2, 1869 is Mahatma Gandhi’s birth date.  Jai Jai Jayanthi Bapuji! Satish Dhupelia, great grandson of Mahatma Gandhi and also serves the work of Gandhi Development Trust writes the following note: The Gandhi Development Trust wishes to reach out to as many students as possible to spread the word of peace and non violence. As part of this process we have prepared a message that we would...

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