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Dear Tree of Life Community
We very much want to thank you for contributing to the $10,000 we were requesting for our Ghana projects. As a result of our funding we will now be repairing 44 wells in 28 different communities bringing over 20,000 people clean water. Since this is West Africa and there is a potential danger of Ebola, this is a major preventative protection. As of yet there are no reported cases of Ebola in Ghana and clean water plays an important role in keeping it that way. So this is a very exciting thing that we have done.
We have decided to approach things one step at a time. Our next project is in Owerri, Nigeria It is a school for the deaf and or mute or both. It has 375 students, and they have no water or electricity or security. These teenagers can't really defend themselves because they can't hear approaching marauders so having water and electricity. They will have both light and water so they don't have to go outside at night, which gives them some level of protection from rape and attacks. Your contribution will be a great boon to this group of people as this school with 375 students actually has a new operating budget for the students. Your participation can make this happen again. We are setting our goal at $10,000, which doesn't cover all that needs to be done, but will bring them water and electricity.
Thank you very much for participating in the healing of the world.
Blessings, Rabbi Gabriel Cousens, MD Director Tree of Life Foundation
- Two roundtrip tickets from West Africa for two organic, veganic farming teachers in training = $6,000
- Immediate repair of 8 well water pumps to provide potable water to the Jasikan District in Ghana = $1,000
We are excited to announce that the Tree of Life will be reinstating our 27-Day Masters Intensive for this upcoming Summer of 2014.
This life-changing immersion program is open to students of Cousens School of Holistic Wellness AND non-students alike!
The 27-Day On-Campus Intensive is the time when students have the opportunity to experience the essence of the Spiritual Nutrition Mastery Program through the deep and transformational inner awakening offered by this one-of-a-kind training course. This intense on-campus immersion tests students first-hand on what it means to “hold the energy”, as Dr. Cousens stretches each student to their inner and outer limits.
Students receive an experiential understanding of "Holistic Enlightenment", a profound way of being taught by Rabbi Gabriel Cousens, M.D. This training includes scientifically researched information on a living raw foods vegan diet, deep spiritual wisdom from a liberated perspective, and the full spectrum of what it means to live as a full human being.
Each day is packed full of immersion learning opportunities for all participants, including Kali Ray TriYoga™, hands-on raw food preparation training, Zero Point Process (a psycho-spiritual tool for letting go of patterns, habits, and addictions), lectures from leading health experts, daily meditation, and much more.
Many students who have taken this intensive have left feeling like a new person. Others say the experience is priceless, once-in-a-lifetime, and unlike anything else they have ever gone through.
"Thank you for this 27-Day-Intensive at the Tree of Life! The best experience of my life!!! -Teofilo, Argentina
"The quality of information presented by Dr. Cousens is the most inspiring of all." - Tristan S. CAThe Intensive is taught in Patagonia, Arizona by world-renowned live-food experts Rabbi Gabriel Cousens, MD, Shanti GoldsCousens, M.A. and other pioneers in holistic health, including Ron Teeguarden, Neil Z. Miller, and Dr. Alan Back. To learn more about this program click here. Exact dates for our Summer 2014 Intensive will be released at a later time.
By Elizabeth Miae
Minister for Public Enterprises and State Investments, Ben Micah has declared war on diabetes in the country. A diabetic, Micah has come out strongly against the disease that was affecting and killing about 70% of Papua New Guineans at a time when the country is experiencing an economic boom.
Micah expressed his concern during a media conference in Port Moresby yesterday when welcoming American diabetes expert Dr. Gabriel Cousens to the country.
Cousens, a world leading research scientist on diabetes, is in the nation's capital to give lectures on diabetes treatment, prevention programs and other lifestyle diseases. He was invited by Micah to come to PNG and share his expertise on preventing diabetes.
Micah said he was concerned about how massive funds were coming into the country from major resource projects and if misused by people it could lead to unhealthy lifestyles—the major cause of the disease in the country.
He therefore invited Cousens to work with the government for a national plan on diabetes prevention and treatment. "The experience of Nauru is one we must not repeat. Millions of mina they received from their 50 years of mining phosphate has seen Nauru having the highest rate of blindness, cancer, heart and kidney diseases due to diabetes," the minister said. "This is a sad story and a paradox to economic development."
"We must plan to avoid this as we embark on massive economic development that will see substantial funds on our hands and as we see lifestyle changes coming in."
Micah told journalists that he did not really understand the disease when he was first diagnosed with type B diabetes in 2009 until he sought advice from former health minister and Anglimp-South Waghi MP Jamie Maxtone-Graham on Cousens' programs.
"This is the biggest killer and it's worse than HIV/AIDS but nothing has been done to address this. I'm a living testimony to this and I want to fight diabetes. I want to defeat diabetes and defeat death."
Micah has urged people to seriously invest their time and money on their health. Cousens praised the minister for taking the lead at the national level adding that diabetes can be prevented and healed at any age.
"Some of our patients are in their 90s but through our programs they have been able to prevent and reverse their conditions."
Cousens said if people stopped eating too much food that contained white sugar and white flour, diabetes could be prevented. He will give a public lecture on curing diabetes at Sir John Guise stadium tomorrow.
Health: Working to Prevent Diabetes From Arizona to Africa
Submitted by Dr. John Arnold with LULAC.org
In the early 1930's, there were only a handful of cases of Diabetes reported in the United States. Today, our country like most of the industrialized nations there is a pandemic. Our Latino populations, as well as African Americans, are especially hit hard with the scourge of Diabetes and statistics show it is only getting worse. One ray of hope is that our US based LULAC members coupled with international LULAC Associate members have teamed up to do something about it. Since January, two seminars on the Natural Cure of Diabetes have been held in West Africa (Nigeria and Ghana) and one in San Luis, Arizona, on the US/Mexico border.
The message is simple "we are a product of what we eat" and diabetes can be traced to bad eating and poor exercise habits. Furthermore, the best way to prevent and cure diabetes is to go back to the natural foods our ancestors ate; cutting out sugar, sodas, salt, red meats, and sharply curtain dairy products, fats and of course "junk foods" to name a few.
So how did we get the message across? In San Luis Arizona, Cesar Chavez' home town we conducted a one day seminar on The Natural Cure of Preventing Diabetes. At the lunch hour, we engaged the local nutrition "promotoras" to prepare a "whole foods" and organic buffet luncheon for the 300 participants.
LULAC Council #1088 member Dr. Gabriel Cousens, who has 38 years of experience treating diabetes the natural way was the keynote speaker.
Both the beverages and foods were traditional but prepared in the natural way without grease, salt, or sugar, preservatives, etc. There was an abundance of raw vegetables and fruits prepared from organically grown produce. The response was overwhelming with everyone wanting seconds.
In Ghana and Nigeria, similar seminars were held in farmworker communities with the same message. Emanating from those West African seminars two nutrition centers were established for ongoing nutrition and feeding programs. Up to 350 children and elderly are served with natural foods daily. The attendance of the two West African seminars was over 1000 participants. That same model is now replicated to feed 300 abandoned Mexican border orphans daily, who have been deported from the Border Patrol roundups.
Finally, Dr. Cousens encourages making the necessary lifestyle changes in what we eat and how we exercise to help eradicate diabetes. For more information on reversing diabetes naturally click here.