AVANI’s First Graduate: Sunil Kamble’s Story

Sunil Kamble was the first in his family to graduate from school.   The SSC exam (Secondary School Certificate) is a state board final exam all students must pass out of their 10th grade of secondary school education. Once a student passes the exam, they are eligible to enroll in junior college for the next […]

Gandhi Legacy & Development Tour

GANDHI LEGACY TOUR OF INDIA 2017 – 2018 Travel Dates : From December 29, 2017 to January 13, 2018  Dr. Arun Gandhi and GWEI are proud to offer “The Gandhi Legacy Travel Tour through India”. For the past sixteen years Mahatma Gandhi Foundation and Dr. Arun Gandhi have partnered to bring M.K. Gandhi’s philosophy of […]

Gandhiji Birthday Observed Globally

Non-violence and peace are all best exemplified with one name – Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948), also known as Mahatma Gandhi. Today is the 141st birthday of one of the world's most notable peace-keepers: Mohandas Gandhi. Countless observances and gatherings are celebrating the birth anniversary of Gandhiji around the world. Residing in the minds of millions, […]

Spinning Khadi for Peace

Gandhi’s vision of “swaraj” or self-rule was centered in part on the rejuvenation of the village organized around the spinning of cotton, which also had the political goal of freeing India from its artificially created dependence on British textiles produced in Manchester.

What is the Need?

FACT: In India, 90 million children younger than the age of 14 are working as common laborers or begging on the streets of large cities. These children receive no education. Often they work in dangerous conditions or are mistreated by their employers. Some are orphans. Some have been abandoned by parents, and others are from […]

About the Children

The initial roots for the school and its children date back five years. Mrs. Anuradha Bhonsle (Bhon-sleigh) graduated from the Tata School of Social Sciences and decided to educate children living in the slums of Kolhapur, 200 miles south of Bombay (Mumbai). She found that the children could not come to a school because they […]

Contribute To Our Work

Please Contribute to the Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute The Gandhi Institute is dedicated to educating, empowering and serving.  Your support enables the creation of GWEI programs of education and poverty abatement, as well as initiatives of peace and and systematic applications of nonviolence. Volunteers –  For more information about how your contribution can be put to […]

About The Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute

The Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute has embarked on an ambitious multi-pronged program to help eradicate the scourge of poverty and human degradation. Gandhi said: “Poverty is the worse form of violence,” and must be tackled on all fronts to ensure human rights and human dignity to those who are victims of societal exploitation.

GWEI Executive Summary

This project focuses on local solutions to the human development issues associated with these challenging conditions.

The Spirit of M.K. Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the pre-eminent political and spiritual leader of India during the Indian independence movement