Mukti Mission India - a timeline view

  • 1889 - 1891
  • 1889

    Sharada Sadan, "Home of Learning", opened in Bombay with two pupils. The school was for high caste Hindu widows, with the principle of observing complete religious freedom.

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  • 1890

    The school moved to Pune.

  • 1891

    26 child widows and 13 non-widows in the school.

  • 1885 - 1901
  • 1895

    Ramabai purchased a farm on deserted land near Pune.

  • 1896 - 1897

    300 girls rescued from Madhya Pradesh famine and taken to a farm as plague had broken out in Pune. Temporary sheds were put up hastily to accommodate them, and the place was called "Mukti Sadan", Home of Salvation.

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  • 1899

    Laying of church foundation stone.

  • 1900 - 1901

    Hundreds of girls and women rescued from Gujarat famine. Almost 2,000 residents now.

  • 1902 - 1913
  • 1902

    Separate home established for boys near the women's home.

  • 1903

    Printing press established in Mukti India, fully operated by women.

  • 1904

    Ramabai started translation of Bible into Marathi.

  • 1913

    First edition of the New Testament in Marathi published.

  • 1919 - 1966
  • 1919

    Government recognition granted up to matriculation level to Mukti School. Ramabai awarded Kaiser-Hind medal for community service.

  • 1922

    Ramabai's death.

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  • 1924

    Ramabai's translation of the complete Bible printed at the Mukti Printing Press.

  • 1949

    Krishnabai Memorial Hospital opened.

  • 1966

    Manoramabai Memorial Girls High School opened (in memory of Ramabai's daughter).

  • 1970 - 2000
  • 1970

    Name of Mission changed to Pandita Ramabai Mukti Mission.

  • 1989

    Postal stamp released by the Government of India commemorating 100 years since the commencement of Ramabai's work.

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  • 2000

    Pandita Ramabai Mukti Mission received the Mahatma Gandhi Award for Social Justice.

  • 2008 - 2015
  • 2009

    New leadership - Mrs Lorraine Francis became Director of Mukti India. International Conference of Mukti and supporting countries.

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  • 2010

    Evaluation of organisation.

  • 2012

    International conference of Mukti and supporting countries. Pandita Ramabai Mukti Mission received the Mother Teresa award

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