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2011-03-24 16:43:00

LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On World Water Day (March 22), The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) partnered with the typeTAP initiative of The Adventure Project. Bloggers from all over the U.S. had just 24 hours to raise $10,000 to bring sustainable clean water to villagers in India. The response exceeded all expectations with 148 writers participating and $11,390 raised by the midnight deadline. With matching funds from TPRF, well over $22,000 will go to train local...

2011-03-22 06:32:00

Funds to have immediate, lifesaving impact LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amid the massive disorder that has rocked the African nation of Libya since mid-February, The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) has made a grant of US$25,000 to help International Relief & Development (IRD) to distribute urgently needed medical relief in Libya and along the Tunisian border. "Thousands of people in Libya are being affected by the ongoing violence, some who are chronically ill...

2011-02-03 06:35:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) continued to underwrite free professional eye care for underserved populations in rural India by donating US $10,000 for five multi-day clinics that provided services to more than 6,000 people from villages in the National Capital Territory of New Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Jharkhand. The recent series of two-day clinics, held from October 2010 through January of this year, brought to 29 the...

2011-01-06 15:44:00

Program to provide clean water, sanitation, and hygiene education to benefit 13,000 LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) is continuing its support of efforts to aid Haitians affected by the recent cholera outbreak by providing approximately 13,000 people with access to clean water, sanitation goods, and hygiene education. A grant of US$50,000 to Mercy Corps (MC) will help to support the extensive relief and education program being...

2010-12-23 06:45:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) recently became an active partner in the battle against a cholera epidemic in Haiti that has reportedly infected an estimated 600,000 people and left more than 2,400 dead. Responding to a call for assistance from AmeriCares, one of the Foundation's partners, TPRF made a grant of US$40,000 to provide clean drinking water for over 38,800 people for a month to help them remain healthy during the epidemic....

2010-10-21 06:20:00

A grant of US$25,000 ensures nutritious food for over 500 children LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A grant of US$25,000 from The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) ensures direct food aid to impoverished children living at a toxic landfill site on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. This is the third TPRF grant since 2008 to Cambodian Children's Fund (CCF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the education, health care and safety of marginalized Cambodian...

2010-09-09 09:11:00

Grant by The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) will bring drinking water, sanitation and hygiene services to people displaced by recent devastating floods. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A grant of US$100,000 from The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) will help provide clean water and hygiene kits for people in the worst affected provinces, with a particular focus on orphans, widows, and the disabled. For over 20,000,000 Pakistani people who have reportedly suffered long- or...

2010-08-18 17:18:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, a grant for $25,000 from The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) will help St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital (SJJEH) provide eye care to children in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza. With one of the world's fastest growing and economically poorest populations, this area is also one of the world's most difficult environments in which to provide services of any kind due to political strife. According to St John...

2010-03-30 16:44:00

Grant of $US 33,000 will help provide food through winter in a town where 80% are homeless LOS ANGELES, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 8.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Chile in late February has left 80% of the people of Rio Claro homeless and without stores of food for the winter. Even as high-magnitude aftershocks continue, many are facing the cold Andes winter with only makeshift shelter and no stock of provisions. The grant from The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) will provide a...

2010-02-03 14:24:00

Seven Multi-Day Eye Clinics Receive High Praise from Participants LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) gave US $25,000 to sponsor multi-day eye clinics in seven cities December 2009 through January 2010 that provided eye care free of charge to over 13,500 people in India. Almost 10,000 people received prescription glasses, over 10,500 were given eye drops for infections, and more than 1,700 were diagnosed with cataracts and referred to hospitals...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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