Rehabilitate 25 Women Prisoners in Trichy, India

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Dear respectful Donors,

Your favourite NGO New Life, and its work on rehabiliation of Juveniles and Children of Prison inmates are documented and telecast in TIMES NOW Television Channel in its programme AMAZING INDIANS Season III.


The cover story will be  telecast on 25th January at 7.30 a.m., 5.30 p.m. and on 26th, the Sunday at 2.30 p.m.and 10.30 p.m.

This is a contest and only with your support New Life can win and reach many other deserving children living in disadvantageous life situations.There is a urgent need to protect these innocent children from the discriminating world and its institutions.

Kindly vote by typing AI3 <space> b and sending it to 58888. (International callers it is 009158888). Together we win and make change in the lives of these children in this New Year.



Thank you in anticipation of your support at this important time.

Dear Donors,

You would be happy to know that the tailoring training for the inmates of the Special Prison for Women in Trichirappalli is started on the 11th of January 2013. Thanks to you dear donors who made it possible and supported this task of training the women.

The trainees are taught from the basic of pedaling the sewing machine, stitching a hand kerchief, petticoat, skirt, shimmies, blouse for girls and finally the blouse for women(it is the most wanted item by the trainees as they can stitch their own and it fetches more income). The trainees are asked to take up notes, draw the sketch, taught the proportion of measurements for each garment, do the cutting in paper, then asked to cut in cloth and then stitch.

Since the blouse is the dress item mostly worn by the women in Tamil Nadu, blouse stiching will fetch them a good income once they get out of the prison and start their small unit. A minimum of Rs.5000/- (100$) is enough to buy a good sewing machine. And by stiching a blouse one can get an income of $1 to 2 depending on the model of the blouse. 

The trainer Mrs. Rajapriya says that she is very happy to see the trainees turning up for the training sharp at 9 a.m. each day and there is no absentee so far. The trainees are very much interested in learning the making of the different garments. They are eagerly waiting to stitch their own blouses.

One of the trainee is imprisoned by the complaint of her sister in law under the domestic violence prevention act. The crime she committed was scolding her sister in law during an argument. She says that once she goes out of the prison, she will buy a machine and start stiching blouses of her neighbours. And I will regain my dignity she says.

Thank you dear donors for supporting these women. Kindly spread words about the work of New Life to your friends and relatives and help us help such women who are inside the prison for emotional outbursts.   

With regards

F. Beatrice Vanaja

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New Life

Somarasampettai, Trichirappalli, India

Project Leader

Beatrice Vanaja

Chief Administrative Officer
Trichirappalli, Tamil Nadu India

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