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...
Mar 31, 2015

We need your support

Viji (name changed) is in Women's Special Prison, Trichy.  She is life sentenced as she murdered her husband.

Yes, Viji killed her husband! Viji entered her husband's home with lots of dreams after marriage. But she was beaten by her drunkurd husband everyday. He used abusive words. She was blaming her destiny and was distressed. When she could not drag on anymore she went to her brothers and complained about the brutality of her husband. Her brothers got angry and fought with her husband. The husband abused her brothers too and Viji was much annoyed. She lost her control and beat her husband. In her outrage she killed him and realised that only after some time. She got arrested, life sentenced and spending her youth in prison. Anger in that spur of the moment spoiled her entire life. 

New Life trained Viji in tailoring and she could stich blouses and skirts now. She now has the confidence that she can earn her living once she goes out.

Women like Viji, who commit crimes on the spur of a moment or for safeguarding themselves or because of poverty are spending their time aimlessly inside the prison. The trainings given by New Life for developing their skills motivate them, give them hope and once they go out they get integrated with the community.

We thank you dear donors for helping these women to lead a normal life once they get out of the prison. The trainings you support increase their skill and confidence, the counselling given by the staff help them to face the community with courage. All this is possible only because of the continued support you give and we request you to spread words about this project to your dear and near ones.

With thanks and regards

Mar 31, 2015

She is safe now.

Valli praying before her meal
Valli praying before her meal

"I am the widowed mother of Valli (name changed) and my husband was a vandalist working for an unscrupulous politician. He was injured by acid poured by his rival groups and expired. My son work as agricultural daily wagers and the earnings would meet only the family expenses and rarely the repayment of loan. The money can hardly feed us all. We are seven in the family- me, my 5 daughters and a son.

I thought of stopping the last three girls' studies and send them to work. It was then New Life came to my and my daughters' rescue. The children were admitted in the New Life Home. They were provided with food, education, clothing, shelter and other daily needs with donors' support.

My third daughter completed her 10th standard and got married now. My fourth daughter aged 17 wanted to be trained in income earning and now earning for herself. My last daughter Valli is in the home now and studying 8th standard. Without New Life it would not have been possible for me to settle these children. Valli is happy and safe because of the support she received through New Life and donors like you. I can’t thank you enough for all that you have done for my children." says Banumathi. 

Children like Valli are safe and happy only because of the support you give. We thank you for the same and request you to continue your support. Kindly spread words about our home to your near and dear ones so that these children grow as confident youth. 

With warm regards

Mar 30, 2015

Rush Time for the Exams

Coaching Class Children with their Teacher
Coaching Class Children with their Teacher

The end of March, is the Rush Time for the exams. While the children studying the School Final year and the 10th standard are already writing their exams, the other children are busy preparing for theirs. And the coaching class team is very busy. We wish all the children success. 

Last year, our coaching class children did well and 99% suceeded. Abinesh scored 1081 marks in the Final school exams and Sarala scored 439 marks in 10th standard last year. This year 6 students are writing their 10th standard exams and 5 writing their school final exams. We expect our children to score a minimum of 60%. We are waiting with our fingers crossed for them to come out successfully with good scores.

Renuka is writing her school final exams this year. Her father is a coolie and mother is a servant maid. Their total income is Rs.3500/-per month. They are leading a miserable life. But Renuka's parents are very ambitious and they want their three children to study well. Renuka's sister is in 10th standard and brother is in 7th standard. Their parents are less literates and hence could not help them in studying. So all the three are coming to our coaching class. Renuka scored 59% in 10th standard and now studying in Science group. She wants to become a nurse. And the coaching class teacher is giving special attention to the children writing their school final and 10th standard exams. 

On March 9th, the organisation celebrated the Women's Day. During the function the teachers who work hard and with commitment for the betterment of these coaching class students were honored. We are proud of you dear teachers. 

At this moment, we gratefully remember you, dear donors, who helped us throughout to help these children. Kindly continue to support and spread words about the project close to your heart to your friends and relatives.

With thanks and regards

Children preparing for their exams
Children preparing for their exams
In the class
In the class

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