New Life

To bring the poor women and their children into the main stream of economy and thereby make them participate in the process of nation building. New Life is committed in building up a society based on equity and social justice where women and children are the leaders of social change of better tomorrow. It envisions an Empowered civil society in marginalized community ensuring human rights.The objectives of the organisation are : 1. To act as a link between the government and people, so that the assistance of the government reaches to, there to whom it is intended. 2. To work for the economic, social, educational and cultural development of the people particularly of the people of agricultur...
Jan 14, 2013

Hi donors, this is Danushkumar

Danushkumar studying in the special school
Danushkumar studying in the special school

Dear Donors,

WISHING YOU A HAPPY, WONDERFUL NEW YEAR!

"I am 12 years old and was found in the streets of Thideer Nagar picking up the waste paper by our special school teacher. My father is a drunkard and my parents fight often and my mother goes to my grandma’s house at least once in three months. She took me with her not worrying about my studies. Hence I had to drop out from school and I became a rag picker" says Danushkumar, our special school student in Thideer Nagar.

The special school teacher of New Life on seeing this child, talked to his parents. The counsellor counselled the boy to attend the special school where the child labourers are rehabilitated. After repeated counselling the boy joined our special school.

When he joined he could not read or write properly. Now he can read and write. He is also performing well in drawing and games.

Deprived children like Danush can get their rights restored through your support. Kindly spread words about our work to your friends and relatives to help the children like Danush.

With regards

F. Beatrice Vanaja

Danushkumar with his classmates
Danushkumar with his classmates
Jan 14, 2013

Tailoring Training started

Dear Donors,

You would be happy to know that the tailoring training for the inmates of the Special Prison for Women in Trichirappalli is started on the 11th of January 2013. Thanks to you dear donors who made it possible and supported this task of training the women.

The women who are attending the training will be trained in the basics of stiching, and will have an extensive training in cutting and stiching the blouses. Since the blouse is the dress item mostly worn by the women in Tamil Nadu, blouse stiching will fetch them a good income once they get out of the prison and start their small unit. A minimum of Rs.5000/- (100$) is enough to buy a good sewing machine. And by stiching a blouse one can get an income of $1 to 2 depending on the model of the blouse. The trainees are so excited to get trained in this income generating opportunity.

One of the trainee is imprisoned by the complaint of her sister in law under the domestic violence prevention act. The crime she committed was scolding her sister in law during an argument. She says that once she goes out of the prison, she will buy a machine and start stiching blouses of her neighbours. And I will regain my dignity she says.

Thank you dear donors for supporting these women. Kindly spread words about the work of New Life to your friends and relatives and help us help such women who are inside the prison for emotional outbursts.   

With regards

F. Beatrice Vanaja

Oct 15, 2012

It's the Bonus Day

Dear friend,

Greetings from New Life!

At the outset I wish to thank you for your continued support to the children and women of New Life. All that we could achieve in the past is only with the support of people like you who encouraged us through your words and donations.

You will be excited to know that New Life is now participating in the Bonus Day Challenge conducted by the “Global Giving” on October 17th. This is the final bonus day of the year. By donating $ 100 to New Life you provide the organization an opportunity to get an additional $30. The amount you donate and the bonus we receive will be used to finish the construction work going on for our children in the home. This construction will home 30 more children in the home “Poonjolai”.

The terms and conditions of the Bonus Day are:

  • Bonus Day begins at 12:01 am EDT on October 17, 2012.
  • GlobalGiving is offering a 30% match on all donations up to $1,000 per donor per project.
  • There is $50,000 in matching funds.
  • The organization that raises the most funds on Bonus Day will receive an additional $1,000 from GlobalGiving.
  • The organization that has the most unique donors on Bonus Day will receive an additional $1,000 from GlobalGiving.
  • Only online donations (credit card or PayPal) are eligible for matching. Donations made by check or text-to-give are not eligible.
  • Unique donors are determined using numerous criteria, including name, email address, credit card number, mailing address, and IP address.

We request you to be generous not only in donating but also in spreading words to your near and dear ones. To donate visit the below link:

http://www.globalgiving.org/projects/homeforchildren/

Thank you once again for your continued support.

With regards

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