Moja Prva Knjiga – My First Book Project in Croatia completed its 10 years anniversary!
This project is a national contest in all public schools for children to write their own original stories and illustrate them. The best stories are published as books. This year 876 books from 220 schools were submitted to the contest and 11 first prizes, 30 second prizes and 200 third prizes given out. This project was started in 2004 by Didi Anandarama at the Center for Neohumanist Studies NGO and from this year it is maintained by Kalibra NGO of Karlovac.
There is an exhibition of over 100 published books at the Ivan Goran Kovacic library in Karlovac.
HONG KONG SECTOR
Tai Chung, Taiwan
Ananda Suruci Master Unit
At the Ananda Suruchi MU, the ongoing permaculture courses have been very successful. A wellness center is also being planned and will be constructed very soon.
New AMGK Master Units.
Tai Chung will be the site of an NHE Teacher’s Training College and closer to town, in the lap of mountains, another land being developed will be called “Yoga Village ” and will serve as a Retreat and Gurukula Seminar Center. The first building is expected to be built within the next 10 months.
Following the public program, Yoga Education in Schools, NHE Taiwan had a meeting with 30 participants.
CNS Taiwan met and chalked out their plans for the following year for developing their website, Gururkula 25th Anniversary celebration seminar, an internal seminar, Teacher Training Seminar, publications, Gurukula Network newsletter translated into Chinese and a Children’s Camp.