New Hope India

New Hope India Relief Australia Inc
Love Bundle Story 2015

I’m stepping out in faith to ask if you could help with New Hope Trust India.Its our annual Love Bundle Christmas appeal.

Since late 2014 and this year 2015 we have struggled with both devastation caused by a huge Cyclone and then a Tornado struck 3 months after we had again planted out vegetables and fruit trees to help make us self-sustainable and completely wiped out again the work that had been done. In fact the Tornado wiped out more than the cyclone and ripped buildings apart as well as livestock. So we are slowly building up again with our aim to become more self-sustainable with food and stock. 

Then we had a personal tragedy that has beaten us all down. Our dear Vasu, who came to us as an orphan child, had a brilliant mind and furthered his education to University Level and became our Office Administrator and worked for a salary with New Hope, without warning Vasu had a Brain haemorrhage  and passed away at the age of 24. To Allan & I and Eliazar and staff he was a young man who achieved and did so much for New Hope and loved by us as one of our family. 

So you see, this year we are asking you if you could help us and at the same time give an elderly Leprosy patient and widowed elderly Tribal people a gift of love.


Christmas Love Bundles are given out to aged Leprosy patients and you receive a card to pass on as a gift to others, for every Christmas Love Bundle receive a hand-made Christmas Card from New Hope which can be given instead of a gift.

 Maybe you will buy a Love Bundle card on behalf of your family or to give as a gift to a friend or family member who you know would rather see that you have, on their behalf given a gift that will change a life, than be given another  $20 gift voucher for yet another CD!

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In the Christmas Love Bundle the patient gets:

  • New Bed Sheet and Towel.
  • A Sari and Blouse or Loongi and Shirt for men
  • New specially made Sandals for their deformed feet.
  • Soap, Scented Powder, Coconut Oil, a special Comb & Sweets.



$20 dollars is all it takes to give something so treasured to people in much need of items so simple; their excitement in receiving a Love Bundle and it is amazing to be there to witness.

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Allan & I are going to New Hope India in January and we will be taking with us 14 people who are doing a Bike Tour of New Hope, including going to a Leprosy Colony and will give out the Love Bundles on your behalf. 

In January 2014 a group of Australian joined the Bike Ride of a Life Time and spent 15 days off the beaten track visiting New Hope projects. It was a great experience. One of the hi-lites was seeing the joy on leprosy patients and aged tribal women receive the Bundles of Love.

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It’s a very humbling experience, as other Bike Tour groups in the past that have taken part in this project. 

Many of you have become annual Christmas Love Bundle givers, and I hope that more of you will consider New Hope at this time of giving and give of Love Bundle and reach put to the true meaning of Christmas.

A very early Christmas Greeting to you and all your family and friends.

May You have a Wonderful Christmas and Happy Peaceful 2015.

Maggie sister.OAM. Patron of Friends of New Hope India Relief  Australia.

Eliazar T Rose. Director – New Hope Rural Leprosy Trust, India

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New Hope India : New Hope Rural Leprosy Trust is also called New Hope India located in Andhra Pradesh & Orissa, India.

New Hope India was founded in 1985 by Eliazar T Rose, the son of two leprosy patients, who has dedicated his life to helping India`s poorest and most vulnerable people. Eliazar was featured in the National magazine India Today in 1996 as an an “Angel of Hope” and referred to as a “Helping hand”. Again in 2013 Eliazar and Ruth were awarded into “Hall of Fame” of the Civil Society India .

Since then New Hope India have consistently reached out with an “Open Door” policy to help anyone who comes to New Hope who has need. From orphaned beggars, to the many leprosy sufferers and HIV AIDS women and children who are outcast by society. New Hope has established Community Centre Schools and Leprosy colonies plus hospices for the increasing number of HIV AIDS victims in India and a surgical hospital in Orissa which specializes in cataract surgery for the Tribal areas.

We provide health care and education working from the remote Community Centre at Muniguda, Orissa, to some of the most remote and disenfranchised people in India, including disabled people, children, and those living in abject poverty in Muniguda, Orissa.

Raju - Abandoned Child - New Hope India

Raju – Abandoned Child – New Hope India

Raju was bought to New Hope India as an abandoned child, malnourished, and close to blindness. He survived with the love, care and attention of a widowed woman in the New Hope India Community. Now 5 years on, he goes to school and is determined to achieve even with his visual challenge. He is a great example of our “Open Door Policy”. You will see Raju as he is today in the photo above right. He now goes to school and works hard to overcome his visual disability. Anyone in need is welcome at New Hope India. It’s called our “Open Door Policy”.

Leprosy Patients Care - New Hope India

Leprosy Patients Care – New Hope India

Leprosy Patients are a very important Project that we protect and care for in their Leprosy Colonies. These are real people, who really benefit from the Love Bundle gift donation.

Cataract Eye Surgeries

Cataract Eye Surgeries

Cataract surgery is an important part of our care for Tribal people who are impoverished and in need of care. It is impossible to describe the day to day poverty of the women in this photo. To be blind is a challenge in any environment, but in a rural village, where many are widowed, it is unimaginable. These women have had their vision restored thanks to the generosity of Australian donors.

HIV + Children Care

HIV + Children Care

Education, love and care of children from the homeless and orphans to HIV AIDS affected children, are a main priority of New Hope. Most of the children who are HIV+ are also orphans.

Namaste House - New Hope India

Namaste House – New Hope India

A District in India could be compared to 6 Shires in Australia and New Hope at Muniguda in Rayagada District is the only centre for Special Children with challenging needs. New Hope was a driving force, helped by funds from Australia, in eradicating Polio through door to door immunization.

New Hope India aims to be self sufficient and self sustainable and green.

How the money spent with New Hope India


New Hope India – Thank You