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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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Bike Ride of a Life Time

Invitation from New Hope India to join in a bike ride of a life time. The Indian off the tourist track 14 day adventure January 2020. The funds raised are all for direct benefit of leprosy affected, disabled children and homeless women. Talk with children whose backgrounds are mostly simply ‘sad’ but what they have achieved is incredible. Arrive India January 6th to 21st January, 2020 – holiday time and the most pleasant weather time in this part of India. Option to stay on another week if you wish to do volunteer work. The cost for the trip is with us is...

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Bike Ride Tours India

The Indian off the tourist track 12 day adventure. WHEN January 2019 FUNDS RAISED are all for direct benefit of leprosy affected persons and disabled children, homeless women,  talk with children whose backgrounds are mostly simply ‘sad’ but what they have achieved is incredible. ARRIVE INDIA January 24th to 4th February, 2019 – holiday time and the most pleasant weather time in this part of India. (Option to stay on another week if you wish to do volunteer work) THE COST for the whole time with us is $1500 AUD –we have new easy to ride 3 gear bikes with carrier....

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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 New Hope. In it all I have not been able to get organised with a Newsletter to thank you for your support and keep...

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Phailin Cyclone Relief

The response to our Cyclone Relief appeal was sincerely appreciated. The devastation in some colonies was hard to describe, with the funds one colony which has repaired have expressed their gratitude to every one who gave. The work of the repair is been supervised by a social worker volunteer. Read more… Phailin Cyclone Relief

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Phailin Cyclone Relief Fund India

Never expected it to be so bad and prolonged to recover! About an hour ago an exhausted looking young guy arrived back from Puri. The town is flooded still and they are trying to get generators for pumping out over the sea bund. No current still. Mr.Patro our senior supervisor is there – as he had gone on ‘holidays’ two days prior to the Cyclone – bit like you say ‘busman holiday’ Never expected it to be so bad and prolonged to recover! We have drawn emergency funds. No patients are going begging and we are trying to restrict movement of...