Category: Featured Articles

Featured Articles 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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New Hope Rural Leprosy Trust

New Hope Rural Leprosy Trust is located in Andhra Pradesh & Odisha, 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...

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India Bike Ride Itinerary

Firstly the bike ride trip is EASY because we will supply you with an ultra modern geared HERO bicycle. You don’t have to bring your own which is an airline hassle and costly. Your first stay will be in New Hope Children’s Community Village and do 3 days volunteer work if you wish. Gardening, teaching english, carpentry, cooking. Go by train 58 tunnels and 84 bridges to see one of the worlds oldest known caves in the hills on the way back from Araku and see Tribal villages as you ride through the countryside. Limited to 14 people each tour. New...

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Tribes in India

Odisha (previously simply called Orissa) is uniquely proud for the tinted spread of ethnic mosaic brought over by the 62 culturally vibrant tribes including 13 primitive tribe groups, who are found sprinkled all over the state. Tribes India. Kondh Tribes  “One sub-group of Kondhas is the Dongria Kondhas. They inhabit the plateaus of Niyamgiri hill ranges which cover parts of Rayagada and Koraput and Kalahandi districts. Their major concentration is found in the blocks of Kalyansinghpur, Bissamcuttack and Muniguda. They are called Dongria or dweller of donger (“hill” in Oriya) and love to settle in higher altitudes due to their...

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A Cow in Four Parts

The cost of a high yielding cow in India where we work has gone to Rs 31,000. It’s a lot of money – but it also means a lot of milk. Building up our cow herd is a major and important self sustainability project for New Hope. It has many aspects. The prime is milk for children. The ‘cow dung’ as it’s still called in Indian English goes to the Biogas Plant *– another Indian expression that we know as a digester. Into this goes every scrap, not always directly. Vegetable waste peelings go to the hens and the hen houses...

Love Bundle Appeal

Again here we are again stepping out in faith to ask if you could help with New Hope Trust India. Its our annual Love Bundle Christmas appeal. Our Treasurer Graeme Harris who has now served his ‘apprenticeship’ is again in his voluntary position taking on the responsibility of sending the Cards you order. Our Secretary Deanne is also having cards and hopefully will have some for the UK too. (You can pay by PayPal or Bank Transfer), its all available on this website. Leprosy is still a real health problem in India, its not historical, it real today sadly. Please support...

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Leprosy Colony Support

The situation in 2016 is different than 3 years ago when the Government of India and the World Health Organization started to promote the concept that Leprosy has been eradicated from India. It was a play on statistics that has come back to haunt organizations like New Hope., We are finding new cases of young people with leprosy. It’s a long complicated medical situation caused by the unusual possible long incubation and patients considered cured not actually cured due to a change in treatment policy at Government Primary Health Care Clinics. The Damien Foundation , Belgium gives a grant for...