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New Hope Newsletter 2017

Half a year has gone and I can’t believe it. It has been a tough time for me, up and down to Perth from Broome for treatment at Murdoch Hospital! Couldn’t have made it without Al of course. Not exactly a tourist run. But I’m doing OK, so I’m learning to live in the moment. Good days and bad days make it hard for me to do as much as I wish I could do for...

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New Hope Newsletter 2016

Greetings as the year 2016 comes to an end. Thank you for all that so many have helped New Hope during the year. Thank you to those who have read our last Newsletter and given for the Love Bundle appeal; much appreciated. We still have Love Bundle Virtual Gift Cards available. Eliazar New Hope India. The CHRISTMAS LOVE BUNDLE APPEAL 2016 As always we are stepping out in faith to ask if you could help with New Hope...

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New Hope Newsletter June 2016

It has been a long time since Maggie sister has put out a newsletter for the subscribers of New Hope Australia. At this time Maggie sister is very ill and we are filling in to take the pressure off her. With her present health problem we are hoping that she can take a break from the intensive fund raising she usually does and others will take a ‘share’ in this important role. Like Maggie sister we...

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2016 Bike Ride Report

After a day at the New Hope Community Centre in Kothavalsa (North Andhra Pradesh) the Bike Ride Team and Indian support group went by scenic train to the hill station at Araku. 22 Tunnels and still a very typical non tourist train with vendors getting on and off the train with fruit, sweets, tea and shoe shines. The Gandhi Memorial Leprosy Foundation established in 1957 a Leprosy Clinic, Medical Ward and Training centre for Paramedics. In...

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Vasu Gabriel Passed Away

This young man was aged 24 and was the right hand at New Hope Rural Leprosy Trust. All of the photographs, reports, newsletters, website editing and letters to sponsors and donors were in the majority done by Vasu. His name alone is a classic, Vasu Reddy Ganga Reddy in our Andhra Pradesh. Vasu came to us through the ‘open door’ policy of New Hope, and has sadly left us. In the last 10 years this young...

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Love Bundle Story

So by now like all of us, we are being inundated with glossy brochures and TV adverts from many organisations wanting a slice of your charity dollars for Christmas. All are worthy causes. Sometimes I feel a bit down that we don’t have the money to also give you a glossy brochure asking you to help New Hope India. The fact is that we don’t want to spend money on that because it would mean we...