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Scholarships For Underprivileged Students

The principle of Loresho Primary School, Mrs. Rose, visited Bhante Wimala with a request for financial assistance for two academically gifted students to enable them to attend high school in 2010. Although the students Elizabeth and Bradley had passed their examinations with distinction they were unable to further their education because their families could not afford the school tuition.   full story...

Vesak Celebration 2011: Program at Nairobi Buddhist Temple

Led by: Venerable Bhante Y. Wimala

The Nairobi Buddhist Temple will be celebrating Vesak, to commemorate the Birth, the Enlightenment and the Passing away of the Buddha. This is undoubtedly the most sacred day of the Buddhist calendar. The Nairobi Buddhist Temple has put together a nice program to celebrate this day of enlightenment, the day of peace and spiritual awareness. We would like to invite you to come and join us on this sacred day of Vesak.   full story...

Teaching in Nairobi Temple

Bhante read his New Year Message to students and friends of the Nairobi Buddhist Temple on January 9, 2011. After his students requested that Bhante elaborate on the message, he spoke from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the benefits of compassion and how to apply compassion in daily life.

Uganda Tour

On a five-day February, 2011 visit to Uganda, Bhante visited the capital of Kampala and several other cities. He was joined by Mr. Dawda, chairman of Manji Biscuits in Kenya, and Mr. Patmasiri, general manager of Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau (CECB).   full story...

CECB General Manager Visits Kenya

Mr. Patmasiri, General Manager of Central Engineering Constancy Bureau (CECB) in Sri Lanka, visited Kenya and attended several meetings to discuss water resource management and hydropower projects. He was invited by Bhante Wimala and Hon. Mbau, a member of parliament.   full story...

Toilets for Kibera Slum Dwellers

Kibera slum is the largest slum in Africa. With close to 1 million inhabitants, it is also one of the largest in the world. And in most of Kibera, there are no toilets.

Can you imagine…
So many people living together and many having no toilets.
Having to stand in line for 30 minutes to go to a toilet and if you did not have money to pay you had no choice.
Having to go to the toilet in a plastic bag.   full story...