Safe shelter & food for deprived children in India

 
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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

THANK YOU
THANK YOU

Dear Donors,


           "Every time we remember to say “thank you”, we experience nothing less than heaven on earth"
   

            Thank you for choosing to support our "Safe shelter & food for deprived children in india" who are deprived of even the basic needs of food, clothing and safe shelter. These all happens by your only support.

 

            We once again thank you for your support and for being Angels in spreading words about our home and project. 

 

            "May this year bring new happiness, new goals, new achievements and a lot of new inspirations on your life. Wishing you an year fully loaded with happiness."

 

                        "Wish you a very happy new year 2015"

 

Thanks & Regards

F.Beatrice vanaja CAO

HAPPY NEW YEAR
HAPPY NEW YEAR
Cooking on the go
Cooking on the go

"Madam, I work as a supervisor in a company here in Delhi. My husband takes good care of me and we are happy. I am also taking tuition to small children in our locality and earning more money for our future. Our home taught me not to waste time and money. Thank you so much for grooming me." The happy shouting of Punitha over phone is echoing in my ears even now. Punitha is one of the children who joined our home when it was started. She completed her S.S.L.C. Then she got married to a boy who is working in Delhi three months ago (at the age of 18). Now I am astonished and happy to see her grow and happily settled in life.

Your  generous donations, help us support these children who are single-parented. They are left without care and affection and are vulnerable to abuse.  Their parents are much bothered about their daily earnings than their children. This could not blamed as they are in utter poverty and the daily survival itself is a big problem for them.

These children once they are admitted in our New Life home have good food, shelter and a couple of dresses a year besides education. And the home can provide all this, buy fuel, groceries, vegetables and milk, pay the cook's salary and can take the children to doctor in times of need. All this is possible only because of your noble donations. The local contributions in the form of food and materials on special occassions of families from the locality also add to the cart. 

The children are eating healthy, staying fit, studying hard and playing happily just because we can maintain the home with your support. Kindly spread words about the home to your friends and relatives, who are like minded and help these children grow.

Thanking you. 

Monthly provisions bought
Monthly provisions bought
Food served to the children
Food served to the children

"Hurray! We are back to school and in the next class" happily shouts the children in Poonjolai, our home. After a month's vacation, the children are back to school in the month of June. They are so happy to be with their friends in the school and home, though occassionally we can find the pinch of sadness in face as they had to come away from their near and dear ones.

We, at New Life are much pressurised this year as Sathya should write her High school final exams. She is to be coached specially as she finds it a little difficult to study Maths and English. She is spending additional hours studying besides attending the Communicative English class. The others are as playful as they are.  

A donor gave a mixie as donation to the home. We are trying to rope in volunteers to come during the weekends to spend time with the children. The children are given healthy nutritious meal and since this is the beginning of the academic year, we are mobilising donations for their educational needs.

The home is functioning with the generous support from people like you and we are grateful from making this possible. Kindly spread words to your friends and relatives as we are only providing the minimum basic needs to the children due to paucity of funds. If we can mobilise more funds, we will be in a better position to provide them with extra skills coaching.

Thanking you

F. Beatrice Vanaja 

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Sisma (wearing brown colour dress) with her sister
Sisma (wearing brown colour dress) with her sister

Dear Donors,

The student volunteers from Bishop Heber college, Trichirappalli, visited our children on 15th of January to celebrate the Pongal Day – a grand gala festival of Tamil Nadu. They shared the Pongal (Sweet Rice) cooked by them with the children in our home and had fun games with them. The children had a good time with them playing carom, chess, etc. Nearly 35 students visited the home and the celebrations started at 3 p.m. Such visits and spirit of volunteerism motivates the team of New Life to work with more zeal.

In this report we would like to tell you about Sisma. Sisma studies in 8th standard. Her father died when she was very small. Her mother worked as a maid servant and brought up Sisma, her sister Jasmine and her brother. Her mother fell ill and could not go to work regularly and hence had to depend on her distant relative Rosy, who is a spinster. Rosy’s house is too small to accommodate the four of this family. Also it was difficult for Sisma’s mother to take care of all the three children. It was then, she was told about our home by a mother of another child in the home. She approached us and requested to admit both the children in the home.

The staff of New Life visited their home and found that they truly deserve. The children Sisma and Jasmine are now in the home. They have good food now and a caring shelter. They are continuing their education in the nearby school.

All this is possible only because of the noble donations by you dear donors. We take this opportunity to thank you for your continued noble support. We also take this opportunity to request you to continue supporting us. Kindly spread words about our work to your friends and relatives and help us support these children in our home.

Thanking you.

Sisma while studying
Sisma while studying
Sisma with other children
Sisma with other children

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Organization

New Life

Somarasampettai, Trichirappalli, India
http://www.newlifemfi.org

Project Leader

Beatrice Vanaja

Chief Administrative Officer
Trichy, TamilNadu India

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