September Seva Activities
During the month of September, the youth from Argentina served 2,871 people in different parts of the country. The youth serve hot meals to people who are going through hard economic situations in the City of Buenos Aires, La Plata, Morón, Escobar, Salta and Misiones. In addition to this, the first anniversary of the inauguration of the Prema Shanti Centre of Human Development was celebrated by the youth and adults by having a day of cleaning.
In Salta, a youth group gathered in a picnic area to cook and serve families in a poor neighbourhood. On Saturdays, they get together and prepare different types of food such as pizza, stew, polenta, soup and dessert. In total, they distributed 615 plates of food.
In Misiones, a young family cooks rice with legumes for families in a poor neighborhood. Every Sunday, together with other friends, they go out to distribute the food. During the month of September, they distributed 360 meals.
Escobar's youth group meets every Saturday at the Human Development Centre to cook for the children of a picnic area. Throughout the month, they gathered toys and prepared special gifts to celebrate Children's Day. When the day arrived, the young people brought pizza, gifts, donations and treats for the children. The children were very happy with their new toys and enjoyed very much, the day with the youth. In August, they served 235 children and their families.
In the city of Buenos Aires, the youth group meets every Tuesday and Thursday to cook and then serve food to the homeless. They cook a plate of rice, legumes and vegetables so that people can have a complete and healthy meal. In addition to this, they distribute clothes and blankets for those who need it most. In total, they distributed 662 plates of food.
The youth from Salta meet every Saturday and cook for the children of a picnic area. The menu chosen is pizzas, soup and lentil stew. In total, they served 541 people.
In Iguazú, a young family cooks for people in a poor neighborhood every Saturday. They prepare rice with vegetables and go out to distribute. For children's day, they celebrated along with the little ones, brought food, gifts, donations and school supplies. In August, they served 328 people.