April 2017 Issue
Exploring old age and the end of life, our projects who work in these areas and the contexts they operate in.
SDIA supports a network of 19 national organizations and 28 projects from 23 countries that help human beings reach their full potential.
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Make it Happen initiatives are projects of the Susila Dharma network currently in need of funding. They have been reviewed and endorsed by SDIA, whose role is to support its member organisations.
Banpale Village Reconstruction Project Update, by Hamilton Pevec
General construction of the nine homes is complete! There is only one family that has not moved into their new earthquake modified homes, Ama as we refer to her, is still finishing the interior, and has a bamboo shack she can stay in until then.
“You think of an old people’s home as somewhere people have gone to fade away. This is not true at Wisma Mulia. People here are very active: they travel, they maintain contact with their families, they have their hobbies, and many write and paint. Their time at Wisma Mulia is not a time of decline, but a distinct and creative phase of life.”