Stress Management & Community Development to Empower Women

AWAGO recognises that mental wellness is a core skill for any woman to be successful. During 2020, AWAGO has continued to deliver the Transcendental Meditation stress management programme to serve the mental health needs of women and children in Uganda. By giving vulnerable women and children access to Transcendental Meditation, AWAGO is able to reduce toxic stress and violence, overcome gender inequalities, further their education, and ultimately help them start businesses, get jobs, and improve their family’s overall quality of life.

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PTSD Relief in Africa

PTSD Relief Now, in collaboration with the David Lynch Foundation (DLF), uses Transcendental Meditation (TM) to provide relief from PTSD in Africa.

Scientific studies have shown that, by providing the experience of inner peace, the opposite of traumatic stress, survivors of war reclaim their lives by overcoming the effects of traumatic stress and re-establishing a positive state of physical, emotional, and social well-being. Esperanza, a Sudanese refugee, describes her experience: “The soldiers tortured me, almost killed me. Now, I feel like it happened to a different woman – not to me. I am a free woman!”

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Heal the Healers Now

A new initiative to provide Transcendental Meditation (TM) to US Medical Providers battling Covid-19 from the “Center for Health and Wellness” of the David Lynch Foundation. The Center has a long track record of providing TM to first responders, including police, firefighters, and military personel. Today, our doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers are true first responders – they are on the frontline in a literal life-or-death battle against a pandemic that threatens the very life of society.

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Organization of American States & David Lynch Foundation

The Organization of American States (OAS) and the David Lynch Foundation (FDL) of Latin America agreed today to work together to help diverse vulnerable groups in Latin America and the Caribbean and to seek more rights for more people.

…“Through this agreement we can help millions of people in Latin America and the Caribbean. In the areas of migration, health, agriculture, drug addiction and all areas where human and democratic rights can be improved, we will do our best to help people.”…

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