Sriram is a thirteen year old boy studying 8th standard. He was admitted in the home Poonjolai this year with his brother.
Sriram's father Kalaivanan desserted his wife Dhanalakshmi and the family before 4 years. He married another woman.Since their marriage is a love marriage neither the in-laws nor the parents supported Dhanalakshmi after Kalaivanan desserted his family.
Sriram's sister Shobika is studying in 10th standard. His brother Rahul is in 7th standard. Dhanalakshmi does all types of coolie work. She earns Rs.3000/- i.e $50 aproximately per month and out of this she has to give as rent Rs.1000/- i.e $17 for the single room they live in. She found it difficult to educate her three children. It was then she came to know about our home from one of our special school teacher in Musiri and approached the organisation to admit her sons in the home. After verifying the details given by her and finding that the children are eligible, they were admitted to our home.
Sriram is a good speaker and won many prizes for his speech in the school level competitions. He is also good in essay writing. Besides this he is good in sports too. And he had received many prizes for taking part in sports. Of course he is an average student. But that does not matter, isn't it?
After being admitted to the near by school, Sriram is selected as a team member of foot ball and long jump. Thanks to the school for recognising his talents within a month's time. We are happy to support this talented boy and sure that you, our dear donors, will also be happy to support children like Sriram.
During the last quarter, we received $51 towards this project. And this amount is very meagre to meet out our monthly expenses. We request you dear donors, to support the children generously. As this is the beginning of the academic year, we need your donations desperately to meet out the children's education expenses. Kindly spread words about your favorite project to your friends and relatives who are like minded. Your words carry weight.
We thank you once again for continuously supporting us and being with us in this project.
"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
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
"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.
"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.
F. Beatrice Vanaja
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