The Principle of Social Equality in Action: An NGO’s Direct Experience

One of the fundamental principles of neohumanism is that of social equality: the building of a society in which all participants have importance and opportunity. In this panel discussion, we will present ways that this principle is being implemented in community development projects around the world through public education, advocacy and direct service. We will highlight solutions birthed from the soil of local people

Presenters:

Peter Sage
Tarek Dib, Lebanon
Femilya Putri, Indonesia
Eugenia Nwankwo, Nigeria
Demeter Russavof, Haiti

Presenters:

Peter Sage

Peter Sage is a Yoga monk, using his time for spiritual teaching and global service, trying to live up to the high ideals of his guiding guru, Shrii Shrii Anandamurti. As international coordinator of the NGO AMURT (Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team), he has traveled extensively setting up and evaluating grass-roots development projects. He has stepped foot in over 60 countries, visiting presidential palaces and village huts. He has been arrested, threatened at gunpoint and feted as a hero. He has rubbed shoulders with people of all religions and skin-colors, celebrating the beauty of the human family.

Nwankwo Eugenia Chizoba

Nwankwo Eugenia Chizoba has worked as a health and family planning educator for AMURT Nigeria since August 2018. She also runs AMURT’s adolescent sexual and reproductive health program. She is a trained nurse and midwife, and a public health enthusiast.