Tagged: Western Orissa

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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Nurse Maggie Documentary

Nurse Maggie is a poignant documentary that looks at the extraordinary life of Australian nurse and ‘Order of Australia Medal’ recipient, Maggie Sister and the work she undertakes with India’s most reviled and outcast people. The documentary by Heath Film works on two levels. Primarily it delves into Maggie’s chequered past, examines what motivates her, and what drives her to do this confronting work. Secondly it takes a physical journey with Nurse Maggie through the most inaccessible and...