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Pongal Festival

In Tamil Nadu, India, Pongal is a festival, which, according to the Tamil calendar, is normally celebrated from January 14 to January 17. The four day festival includes Bhogi Pongal, the first day when people get up early in the morning and light sacred bonfires. Children dance around Bhogi...

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Resolution Solution 2019!

While many of us struggle to lose weight, quit smoking, go back to school or stick to goals aligned with other popular New Year’s resolutions, children all over the world struggle to make it through each day while hungry and living in dire circumstances. Within Hope Learning Centers, 4040...

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Hope-Full Holidays

Here in the West, holidays have become so ubiquitous and commercialized that many take them for granted, but for the children who attend Hope Learning Centers, the holidays are a very special time. Many of these Hope Center children live in homes with little to nothing in the way of dinners and...

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Meet a HoPE Child: Pavadharini

  A life-altering event derails Pavadharini’s future Pavadharini is an 11-year-old suffering from the after-effects of her mother’s suicide just four years ago. After the tragic event that broke her heart, her father remarried to a woman who resented having to take care of another woman’s...

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