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Elders show how its done: making rotis to feed the needy at the Aryan Benevolent Home


Clive Pillay, the programme co-ordinator at the Mandela Youth Centre, said the idea to make the rotis came about after RK Khan Hospital approached them for a solution to the bread shortage issue. The rotis are currently being made at the ABH. Donations can be dropped off at our headquarters (80 Arena Park Drive, Chatsworth). For further information call 031 404 9523 or email The Home, deeply affected by the shortages over the rioting, found the strength to give hope to the even less fortunate: A prayer for peace for all mankindThere is a beautiful hymn in the ancient scriptures of India. It is an Aryan Prayer and we at the Aryan Benevolent Home take great inspiration from it. It is also a Universal prayer and would appeal to open-minded people from all faiths. “May there be peace in …

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Aryan Benevolent Home to celebrate 100 years 1 May, 2021

Aryan Benevolent Home

The Aryan Benevolent Home (ABH) will be celebrating their 100th milestone on 1 May 2021. The Non-Profit Organisation (NPO) is one of South Africa’s largest and oldest NPOs. The Home cares for 726 residents which include the elderly, frail, children and victims of domestic violence. The history of the ABH goes back to 1918, when Mr DG Satyadeva, witnessed a police officer assaulting a homeless old man for taking shelter overnight in a public toilet in Durban. Deeply distressed by this incident and inspired by the teachings of the Arya Samaj, whose ninth principle states that everyone must see his own welfare in the welfare of others (a parallel to the African concept of Ubuntu), Mr DG Satyadeva and his colleagues, Pt. Nayanah Rajh and Mr SL Singh resolved to provide a home for the city’s neediest. Three years later, …

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