Spring 2018 Newsletter


All activities of Aruna Partnership are inspired by the vision of Dr. Hugo Maier and his wife Anne Maier, founders of Shanthimalai Trust. We are unendingly grateful to the Maiers (affectionately called Appa and Amma), to the beloved people of India, and to you our donors for the privilege of participating in this work.

Newsletters will be emailed twice a year. If you have questions or suggestions, please contact us at info@arunapartnership.org.

Program Highlights

Program Highlights

All of our programs depend on your generosity for their success. 100% of your donations go directly to those in need in India. Read about the difference your gifts are making, and see where you feel your help is needed most. Read program news.

A Closer Look

A Closer Look at the Gift of Education

"You can give someone the knowledge and technical skills they need for a career, but they have to believe in themselves. That can make all the difference in life." - PTP graduate. Read on.

Spotlight on Sponsors

Spotlight on Sponsors

Signe Spencer, a management consultant and author of The Indian CEO, A Portrait of Excellence, makes a donation to the Professional Training Program each month in honor of David McClelland. Read why.


Focus on Design

Visitors to New England craft fairs participate in a tangible current of creativity, compassion and joy when they buy Fair Trade handcrafts made by Aruna Designs artisans. Read more.

Online Donations

It's easy to donate online to the program of your choice. Donations are fully tax-deductible as allowed by law in the United States. Donate now!