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Articles and information from New Hope India which 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.

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An Indian Banquet & Bazaar in Perth

Fundraiser in Perth Join us for an afternoon of exquisite food, entertainment and Christmas shopping this November!   Event Details  Date: Saturday 4 November 2023  Time: 11:30am to 2:30pm  Location: Chakra Restaurant, 841 Beaufort Street, Inglewood WA 6052 Cost: $70 per person  You can purchase tickets on Humanitix. There is ample on-street parking around the venue.  Foodie Fundraiser Experience the sensational food and ambience of Chakra Restaurant, one of Perth’s most applauded Indian restaurants. You can expect...

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New Hope India Newsletter Aug 2023

NEW HOPE INDIA SUPPORTER UPDATE Greetings from many people who know that so many in Australia are connected to them and their community – New Hope India. We are halfway through the year and it’s hard to believe how much has happened at New Hope. First, we are truly thankful to all who have given to different projects and to children through sponsorship. New Hope has always worked ‘horizontally’ – covering needs and situations as they...

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Love Boat Fundraiser Success

  A big thank you to everyone who attended our Love Boat Fundraiser in Perth. We shared lots of stories and laughter while cruising along the Swan River. You helped us raise nearly $5000. We are so thankful and excited to send this money to New Hope. On board we sold Indian jewellery, crafts, bags and copies of Maggie Sister’s book, Sister, Sister. We also held a raffle and sold delicious homemade fudge. The money raised...

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New Hope Newsletter Feb 2023

Read the latest update in our New Hope Newsletter 2023. A LETTER FROM NEW HOPE INDIA – Eliazar, Director 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 pan endemic that has caused the world to ‘sigh in disbelief’ In India...

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Valentines in Perth 2023 – Love Boat Fundraiser

Valentines in Perth 2023 Are you looking for a unique Valentine’s Day experience this year? Join us on Perth’s Paddle Steamer Decoy for a cruise down the Swan River. The Decoy is an iconic WA steam-powered paddle ship. It has toured the Swan River for over 30 years! Treat your Valentines (or ‘Galentines’!) to an afternoon they’ll always remember. Love Boat Fundraiser Enjoy a complimentary drink and nibbles on arrival as we set off on our...

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Tribal Shawls

Tribal Shawls, ‘Dongr’ means ‘field on mountains’. As per the tradition of the tribes, the unmarried Dongria girls sit at ‘Dongr’ embroidering beautiful geometric patterns on plain handwoven shawls, for their would be husbands. The sheer art of love and dedication takes over a month for a single tribal shawl. Triangles represent Niyamgiri Hills – the home of the primitive tribal group of Dongria Kondhs. The Dangaria Kandha or Dongria Kondh people are members of the...