Buds of Christ Charitable Trust

Buds of Christ's vision is to "empower children and enable wellbeing" With the vision our mission is "to love, listen, learn and lead orphans and vulnerable children to live life positively and with dignity and be children of hope and courage to their peers and to their community"
Dec 23, 2014

From the Bottom of Our Heart

Thank You for making a difference in my life
Thank You for making a difference in my life

Dear Friend and Partner

This is the best time of the year to thank you, as you took the step to touch the lives of our children at Buds of Christ.


As we near the end of the year 2014, I bow my head to thank God for you! because you are a blessing for Buds of Christ.


As I type the mail, I remember the quote of Mother Teresa “We cannot do great things on this Earth, only small things with great love”

Because its only through friends like you that Buds of Christ can be here with resources to love and support struggling orphan children and families who have nowhere else to go for support.

This year alone, your generosity has helped us to directly support over 220 orphan children affected by HIV and AIDS in areas of their Health, Education, Advocacy and Leadership.

Your love, generosity has lit the light of Hope in the lives of our children. How true it is that the smallest act of your kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.

We take this moment to give you thanks for who you are and what you have done in the lives of our children. We can say no other answer; but THANKS, and THANKS and ever THANKS.

Sincerely Giving Thanks not only helps us recognize how our children are blessed through you but it also motivates us to continue to do good for those who are in need.

Thank you so much for being a blessing!

with thanks and regards

S. Jeyapaul

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Nov 5, 2014

Buds Vocational Open School making difference in the lives of school dropouts

It’s a humble beginning, but it really meets the crucial needs of orphaned children dropped out from school due to failure in exams. Started from the month of June 2014, Buds Vocational Open School (BVOS) has inspired and motivated young minds to set higher goals for their life. Now the children are able to understand that failure is not the end of their life’s destiny but that same failure can become a beginning point for a new ambition in life.

Elamurugan,15 years, orphan and living with life long illness has joined Buds Vocational Open school. Though he was doing his 10th standard this year, he found the lessons too pressurising and stopped attending school. As we found young people who have dropped out of school taking very risky decisions, Elamurugan was given an option to attend Buds Open school. For the last 2 months, he has been attending the school. Special coaching is given by the tutors in the subjects along with support and motivation from other senior adolescents who have passed out and joined college, so that he can get back to the mainstream next year.

BVOS objective is to empower orphan children like Elamurugan who have shown low proficiency in normal stream of education which causes low self esteem. BVOS addresses this issue thorugh participatory and practical based alternate form of education. Your support and donation to this school is much valued and we strive to provide the best individual care and mentorship to orphan children thereby empowering them to live life with dignity.

Oct 14, 2014

Commemorating International Day of Girl Child on October 11th at Buds of Christ

The International day of the girl child stood it’s purpose, when Preetha, 15 years stood boldly and spoke about the state of rights ensured for girl child at the commemoration of the event with young girls and their care takers at BoC Children’s Center, Tiruchengode on 11th October 2014.

The event started with Ms. Gomathy, 17 year old emerging Buds Leader, shared the purpose why the day has been observed to the rest of the girls. She explained that the observation supports more opportunity for girls, and increases awareness of inequality faced by girls worldwide based upon their gender. She shared the issues of access for girls in the context of orphan girls and HIV and AIDS.

The main highlight was the presentation prepared by Preetha and her mother on the status of young girl of a widowed mother living with HIV. In her presentation it was vivid the attitudinal change that happened in her mother from the thought of getting her daughter married at an early age to ensure right to education for her two daughters. The other point was a to have a society that puts a stop to early marriages for girls, ends violence and abuse against young girls, provides opportunities for higher education and protection of girl’s rights.

The day ended with the other participants sharing their experiences of how this day they were able to reflect the status of young girls around them.The care takers expressed that they have been reaffirmed on  their commitment of girl child education and protection of their rights.

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