Friday, April 07, 2006

AMRITA OBITUARY: Guardian Unlimited

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The Rev Linda Amrita Dhammika

Caroline Brazier
Friday April 7, 2006
The Guardian

The Rev Linda Amrita Dhammika, who has died aged 50 from an asthma attack, spent her life working for the destitute, the sick, and for animals, principally in Africa.
Her mission culminated in the founding of the Tithandizane primary health care project at Kamulaza, Zambia, which she built from 1997 onwards into a thriving centre serving 72 villages. Five hectares of land were made available; charity grants were found; villagers contributed labour; and five buildings were constructed. Today, the centre provides medical care, training, counselling and community services.
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