Health and Social Services

When individuals suffer, whole societies suffer. URI Cooperation Circles bring healing.
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URI Cooperation Circles work hard to improve the health of people all over the world, giving them the chance to lead meaningful and full lives.

Examples of our work in this Action Area:

  • A Better Community for All Pakistan organizes free medical care for rural families who can’t afford doctors, distributing medicine and connecting patients with free hospital stays when necessary.
  • Blantyre CC wanted to restore sanitary conditions to Bangwe township in Southern Malawi. Together, 50 young people removed waste and cleaned pollution so the population could live in healthier surroundings.
  • Members of URI Brasilia CC in Brazil offered health, hygiene, cultural and citizenship services to the inmates of the SalveaSi - Institution for Treatment of Chemical Dependents, in observance of the National Day to Combat Religious Intolerance.
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Stories

Women’s InterFaith Network Foundation CC presents a sacred music concert for victims of Japan earthquake

The Women’s InterFaith Network Foundation CC presents a Sacred Music Concert in aid of the victims of the Japan Earthquake at Collingwood College Auditorium in Collingwood on Sunday 19th June 2011 from 3pm to 5pm. The concerts line up includes: Dya Singh, Fuefukuro, Uncle Reg Blow, Parvyn, Josh Bennett, NIGGUN Collective (Jewish), Fo Guang Shan – Buddhist Lite International Victoria, various Gospel choirs and more.

The Importance of Interfaith Service

Read the transcript of our Young Leaders' Live Chat on the topic of Interfaith Service which took place on June 27th during the URI's 10th Anniversary Celebration of Service. Youth from Pakistan, Malaysia, the Philippines and the US shared about the importance of service in their different religious traditions, interfaith service projects they are involved in, and ideas for building a collective global movement around interfaith service - common action for the common good.