Bringing Study Technology and Disaster Relief Across India

Providing high-quality education to the nation of India is urgent. A third of the 1.2 billion population lives below the poverty line and 25% cannot read. Only 15% of Indian students reach high school and just 7% graduate. Add to this the several thousand ethnic groups, castes and tribes, 211 distinct languages and more than 1,600 dialects, and the educational challenge is daunting.

Global Movement Extends Help to Millions Anytime and Anywhere There is a Need

Whether serving in their own communities or on the other side of the world, Scientology Volunteer Ministers extend unconditional help in service of the motto, “Something can be done about it.” The program was initiated in the mid-1970s by Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard after observing that crime and violence in society were rising in proportion to the decline of religious influence.

Volunteer Ministers Telling the Story

The Volunteer Minister story since 9/11 is told in many ways: in the words of those helped in their time of greatest need; by rescue workers seeking help to carry on; by media reporting on natural and man-made disasters; and by Volunteer Ministers themselves.

Engineering Student who Nearly Died in Haiti Earthquake, Graduates Community College

| NEW YORKFriday, May 30, 2014 |
A miracle story continues—Scientology Volunteer Minister Ayal Lindeman proudly looked on as Ralph Mary Gedeon graduated community college May 18, 2014.

Volunteer Ministers Respond to Serbian Floods

| BELGRADE, SERBIASunday, May 25, 2014 |
Volunteer Ministers currently on a Goodwill Tour in Belgrade, on 25 May 2014, started helping on disaster response due to the floods in Serbia.

Honoring King Mampuru II and his Dream of Freedom

| PRETORIA, AFRICASaturday, April 12, 2014 |
The Scientology Volunteer Ministers African Goodwill Tour was honored to join the thousands paying tribute to the memory and heritage of King Mampuru II January 25 at the annual Mampuru Day celebration.

Scientology Volunteer Ministers of Si Racha, Thailand, Helping in Good Times and Bad

| SI RACHA, THAILANDFriday, March 28, 2014 |
On the Thailand coast, 60 miles south of Bangkok, a team of Scientology Volunteer Ministers from the town of Si Racha are celebrating their fourth anniversary as an organized group. Over the past four years, they have gained a reputation as people you can turn to for help, no matter the circumstances...