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The Brighton Marathon & the 10K London Run 2011 – join us

The tenth annniversary of the ASICS British 10K London Run was a great success for the BMA in 2010 with over 40 runners raising money for Sambhavna. Many of our runners have promised to come back and bring a friend. The date for the 2011 race has been set as 10th July 2011. We intend […]

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Comrie teen gives up holidays to help at Sambhavna

16 year old Jasmine Thomas and her mother recently returned from a volunteering stint at the Sambhavna Clinic. “Neither of us had done anything like this before so it was quite a culture shock, more so for mum,” laughed Jasmine, who took it all in her stride. “It was all so different that if you […]

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BMA Art Auction raises over £185,000

Twenty-five internationally recognised artists each decorated a ‘matka’ water pot, a modern, stainless steel version of the traditional earthernware water pots that have been used for centuries in India. These unique artworks were auctioned off last month, raising over £185,000 towards expanding our support to projects run by the Sambhavna and Chingari Trusts in Bhopal. […]

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David Galsworthy raises over £1000

Brothers Peter and David Galsworthy had talked for a number of years of about the possibility of completing the John Muir Trail and decided after Christmas last year that 2010 was the year to try to fulfill this ambition. It was also decided to use the trek as a vehicle to raise funds for the […]

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Boycott Dow until they do right by Bhopal

by Tom Begnal on the dailykos blog Some stories are hard to believe simply because they carry truths that stagger the senses. Here’s one that can be summed up in a single sentence: After a factory causes the death of thousands of people, the corporate owner shuts it down and moves out leaving behind a […]

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We believe Dow must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.