Blogs

As Sweet As Can Be

Q: What could be sweeter than a cake baking class? A:  A cake baking class teaching children a skill to support themselves and their families held at a HoPE Learning Center in Coimbatore, India. Mrs. Elizabeth came from the Middle East and brought along recipes for many types of cakes.  Her...

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In The Eye Of The Beholder

Beauty is indeed in the eye of the beholder. At a recent summer vocational training class held at a HoPE Learning Center in Coimbatore, children were taught how to recognize inner beauty and how to make everyone more beautiful on the outside as well. Long-time beautician Mrs. Nithya, taught eager...

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Chinnaka Sings Songs of HoPE

Looking back with tears in her eyes, Chinnaka described the day when she first heard the news that her son and daughter-in-law died in a motor vehicle accident in which they were traveling. It was the day that she gave up singing due to sorrow and stress. Chinnaka was suddenly the full-time...

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From Silent Victim To Social Butterfly…

When Manjula first came to her local HoPE Learning Center less than a year ago, she was sad, silent and ignored almost everything that happened around her. She sunk low to the ground and did not know how to laugh and play with the other children. Now, she is happy, peaceful and enjoying her life...

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Threads Of Hope

Q: What might Selvi’s future look like without the intervention of a caring neighbor and Tripura Foundation’s Tailoring Center program? A: Probably quite hopeless. Even though we should never underestimate the determination of a mother to feed a hungry family, Selvi was fighting...

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Jute Bag Manufacturing Workshop

We conducted a vocational training program in making jute products on March 25 & 26, 2016, in the Alladipatti HoPE vocational training center in Kodaikanal to improve the economic conditions of the capable and deserving women in that region. About 15 women were trained in making hand purses...

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Hemalatha – From Depressed to Blessed

Hemalatha is currently in 7th grade.  She especially loves walking to school on crisp mornings.  She comes from a large household, with three siblings, her parents and her maternal grandparents all living under the same roof.  Her father suffers from alcoholism and spends all of his...

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