Help disadvantaged Bengali children + young people

 
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  • Help disadvantaged Bengali children + young people posted a progress report
    July 2014 Update
    By - Tess Molloy - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD Project co-ordinator
    When I was at the New Life Centre School in February, there was a sports day held for our benefit. The visitors from England could hand out the prizes to the winners. Several of the games were entertaining to watch, the biscuit game where the children had to eat a biscuit off a string and then run to the finishing line. It...
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  • Help disadvantaged Bengali children + young people posted a progress report
    A letter from our Friends
    By - Alindra Naskar - New Life Centre Head
    Dear friends, I am extremely sorry for not being able to communicate for some times. We all are keeping well and our work is in progress. But the summer heat this year has affected our routine life bit unkindly. The temperature over here now is fluctuating from 35C to 43C with moderate humidity. It might be still worse...
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  • Help disadvantaged Bengali children + young people posted a progress report
    March 2014 Update
    By - Tess Molloy - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD Project Co-ordinator
    I have recently returned from Sarberia, West Bengal, my fourth visit to this inspiring school. When I first visited in 2008 on a building project I took this photo of one of the students in the school. The new building in the background was the reason I was there, the Vocational Training Centre which doubles as classrooms...
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  • Help disadvantaged Bengali children + young people posted a progress report
    December 2013 Update
    By - David Steiner - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD CE
      I visited the New Life Centre (NLC) in West Bengal, travelling on 2 December and returning on 9 December, flying from Heathrow with Emirates via Dubai to Kolkata (Calcutta). The initial leg was my first experience of one of the new 10-seat wide, 750+ seater, double-decker Airbuses – a long trip but very...
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  • Help disadvantaged Bengali children + young people posted a progress report
    September 2013 Update
    By - Tess Molloy - HATW Project Co-ordinator
    The New Life Centre school in Sarberia has been awarded a bursary to build a day boarding centre for girls. Alindra Naskar the Principal of the school is keen for girls to stay on beyond the primary age. When the children begin at the school between the ages of 3 – 4, the classes are more or less 50% boys and 50%...
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  • Help disadvantaged Bengali children + young people posted a progress report
    June 2013 Update
    By - Tess Molloy - HATW Project Co-ordinator
    When I first visited the New Life Centre School in 2008, I was involved in a building project with a team of Hands Around the World volunteers, (two of whom are shown in the photos). We were there to assist the Indian builders to erect a building which could be used as classrooms in the morning and as a Vocational Training...
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  • Help disadvantaged Bengali children + young people posted a progress report
    April 2013 Update
    By - Tess Molloy - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD Project Co-ordinator
    Alindra Naskar, Principal of the New Life Centre school in Sarberia is keen to provide the children with a rounded education. As well as the academic subjects, he also believes that Art and Sport play an important part in thecurriculum. In the photo above we see the recent Sports Day and the Long Jump. There is also the Art...
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    January 2013 Update
    By - Tess Molloy - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD Project Co-ordinator
    Alindra Naskar founder of the New Life Centre school in Sarberia is always keen to meet the local children as shown in this photograph, which I took when I visited. Alindra’s school now has over 300 children but there are many more local children who have to endure the government schools which provide little...
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    October Update
    By - Tess Molloy - HATW Project Co-ordinator
    In August The New Life Centre in Sarberia celebrated the 65th year of Indian Independence as seen in the photo. Alindra Naskar, the Principal, spoke to the children about the real meaning of freedom and the place of education in a free society. I have attended several festivities at the school during my visits, and Alindra...
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  • Help disadvantaged Bengali children + young people posted a progress report
    June 2012 Update
    By - Tess Molloy - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD Project Co-ordinator
    The school at Sarberia started on 5th June 2005 with only 39 children and in this academic year 2012 there are about 300 hundred children and many more are seeking admission. The Vocational Training Centre was built by Hands Around the World volunteers and local builders in 2008. This building is now used for school...
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  • Help disadvantaged Bengali children + young people posted a progress report
    April 2012 Update
    By - Tess Molloy - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD Project co-ordinator
    I have recently returned from Sarberia, West Bengal, my third visit in four years.Each time I go I return with renewed vigour to help the New Life Centre’s Director, Alindra Naskar accomplish his vision of a good education for the village children of this deprived area. During this trip we visited a local government...
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  • Help disadvantaged Bengali children + young people posted a progress report
    Visiting the New Life Centre
    By - David Steiner - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD CEO
    Hi, I am delighted to let you know that Tess Molloy (our HATW project co-ordinator for this project) and Brian her husband are going (at their own expense) to visit Mr Naskar and 'his children' in the last week of February. No doubt they will come back with loads of stories and photos! For the moment all is well and...
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    • RDodds
      RDodds WHAT a great sum up to the great work that Hands Around The World do. So proud to have been part of the project to approve the youngsters' lives.
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  • Help disadvantaged Bengali children + young people posted a progress report
    Further expansion in mind
    By - Tess Molloy - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD Project Co-ordinator
    Mr Alindra Naskar’s visit to the UK this summer has resulted in 8 new sponsors for the school. This will have a long lasting effect on the school as a whole as the money more than pays for individual children, so everyone benefits. A link with an engineering company, who paid for the building of separate toilets for...
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  • Help disadvantaged Bengali children + young people has made updates to their project page.
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  • Help disadvantaged Bengali children + young people has received 27 donations
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  • Help disadvantaged Bengali children + young people posted a progress report
    Mr Naskar's UK visit
    By - Tess Molloy - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD link volunteer
    Mr Alindra Naskar, founder and Director of the New Life Centre inSarberia has just spent a month in England visiting old friends,making new friends and spreading the good news about his belovedschool and Vocational Training Centre. Whether it was a small housegathering, a Church group, school visit, or a high powered...
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  • Help disadvantaged Bengali children + young people posted a progress report
    The unforgettable smiling faces of the children
    By - Steve Casburn - HATW volunteer
    "We will never forget the smiling faces of the children, and them holding our hands. They are the reason we went and it was an honour to meet them all. I smile every time I think of them." Rosie and I spent a wonderful month at the New Life Centre recently. Agnes Naskar (the daughter) is an absolute delight and we really...
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HANDS AROUND THE WORLD

MONMOUTH, MONMOUTHSHIRE, United Kingdom
http://www.hatw.org.uk

Project Leader

David Steiner

Chief Executive
Monmouth, Monmouthshire United Kingdom

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