India

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New Hope Schools Situation

New Hope Schools Situation, Our schools situation has been a great concern for Ruth and I. Due to the Covid lockdown, households were not allowed out of their area. Families who could afford to pay for education unable to send their children, resulting in a huge financial loss for our school As the pandemic wore on, those same families were themselves heavily impacted with many […]

Covid Immunization Battle

Greetings and apologies that it is so long since we were able to write to you with this update. New Hope India people in leprosy colonies who we support and Tribal Kondh Dongria communities and all at New Hope have been affected by this pandemic that has caused the world to ‘sigh in disbelief’. In India I have never felt such fear and sadness, for […]

Mina’s Marathon

Mina’s Marathon, one of New Hope’s trustees, ran the Marathon des Sables in the Sahara in 2012 and raised £14,615 to purchase land for the future security of orphaned children. This year two of our trustees and their grand daughters travelled to India and were able to visit this land, Mina’s Marathon, as mentioned in our last newsletter, Mina was making plans to undertake her […]

Director’s Update

Director’s Update, Cyclone Phailin in 2013 seemed very hard until Cyclone Hud Hud hit us in 2014. Months later we are still dealing with some of the destruction left behind, but we are thankful for no loss of human life in our community centres or leprosy colonies. Your response to our post cyclone emergency aid appeal was incredible. Now the goat shed and the irrigation […]

Love Bundles

Love Bundles, When you buy a Love Bundle you will receive a Love Bundle card, made by our children to send to a friend or relative to show that on their behalf instead of a gift that they probably don’t need that you have sent a Love Bundle on their behalf to someone in New Hope Jhan Jhur Leprosy Colony, patient or an aged widow […]

Run for New Hope

Run for New Hope; In 2006 James decided that it would be fun to sign me up for the Bath half marathon, with 3 months notice. On my first training run (3km) I had to stop about 8 times and nearly cried! Anyway to cut a long story short I managed to complete the half marathon and to my complete surprise really quite enjoyed it! […]