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Thanksgiving 2023


All activities of Aruna Partnership are inspired by the vision of Dr. Hugo Maier and his wife Anne Maier, founders of Shanthimalai Trust. We are unendingly grateful to the Maiers (affectionately called Appa and Amma), to the beloved people of India, and to you our donors for the privilege of participating in this work.

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Jane Chandler: Joyfully Supporting Aruna Designs

Jane Chandler, owner of The Beach House on Martha’s Vineyard, delights in placing large orders of our Fair Trade handcrafts, providing formerly destitute women and their families with a living wage in a supportive community.

Program Highlights

Aruna Partnership has worked closely with our partner organizations in India for over 30 years. Because we are all volunteers, 100% of every dollar you give goes directly to the people and projects you support. Each program reflects in new ways the ongoing impact of your generosit

2024 Calendar

The new calendar from Premalaya Handicrafts depicts ways in which The Widows Project serves our Indian community through the collaboration of the Mangalam Society and the Om Shanthi Project. Beautiful, heartfelt photographs from Anna Petry are paired with inspirational quotes.

$10 donation/calendar. All proceeds go to The Widows Project.
To order:

Online Donations

It’s easy to donate online to the program of your choice. Donations are fully-tax deductible as allowed by law in the United States. General donations make it possible for us to allocate funds where they’re needed most.

We are working to empower, educate, and inspire future generations.

You can help

The School Sponsorship Program is funded through your tax-deductible donations. 

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