HOPE House year (2009) in a nutshell<br />
Dear friend of the HOPE House,<br />As the year 2009 winds down to the wire, we look back to 2009 with enormous gratitude ...
This group picture was taken in January of 2009<br />
One of our child’s sponsor of the US visiting her at the HOPE House<br />
Children attending a birthday party at their friend’s house.<br />
Child acknowledging the gifts that she received from her sponsor<br />
Children received birthday gifts from a well-wisher in the US.<br />
A well-wisher donating year’s worth of school supplies to the HOPE House kids<br />
American volunteers arriving at Chennai airport.  They visited the HOPE House in the months of May/ June.<br />
HOPE House girls went to the beach in Chennai with the volunteers.<br />
Children taking a toy train ride at the Golden Beach, Chennai.<br />
Girls enjoying the swing at the Golden Beach, Chennai.<br />
Girls blowing bubbles with the volunteer friends.<br />
Engaging in creative activities with the volunteers.<br />
At a picnic in ‘Vellore Fort’.  They are watching the trainees of the Police academy through binoculars.<br />
At a picnic in the ‘Vellore Fort’ – Boat ride in the moat.<br />
Participating in fashion parade<br />
Participating in a competition called “What I want to be ….”<br />
An Indian friend in the US visiting the HOPE House with her children.  She brought loads of goodies for the girls<br />
Girls participated in a competition called “Democracy” where the children graded other children.  Here is a group of child...
Older girls joined the Junior Red Cross (JRC) club voluntarily at their school.<br />
At a picnic at Amirthi Forest<br />
HOPE House has undertaken the co-management responsibility of Government children’s home for boys in Ranipet.  In this pic...
HOPE House has worked with the boys home to develop a kitchen garden.<br />As we were planting the seeds<br />First, we fe...
Kitchen garden in the making<br />Our American volunteer enjoying the moment in the kitchen garden<br />A child from the b...
Full fledge garden where the boys grow beans, lady’s finger (okra), brinjal (egg plant) and tomatoes.  Produce is used for...
Fruits of our labor at the kitchen garden<br />Beans grown on the plants<br />Lady’s finger (okra) grown on the plants<br />
Boys home children and the staff are being taken on a picnic to the ‘Vellore Fort’<br />
Ranipet boys home children at a circus in Vellore.<br />
HOPE House has worked with the boys home to develop a library and the resource center<br />This is the room before it is t...
Library and the resource center in progress<br />HOPE House staff and the boys cataloging the books for the library<br />
Library and the resource center in progress<br />HOPE House volunteer getting the book shelves ready for the library<br />
Library and the resource center<br />Completed library with a table and chairs for the boys to sit<br />
Library and the resource center<br />Two desktop computers with internet connection and an <br />LCD projector with a lapt...
HOPE House worked with the boys home to develop a gymnasium<br />This is the room before it was developed into a gymnasium...
Gymnasium at boys home<br />This is the room after the gymnasium was developed <br />
HOPE House girls at the Christmas function in December, 2009<br />
What a difference a year makes!!Sujatha from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
What a difference a year makes!!Maria from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
What a difference a year makes!!Sandhya from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
What a difference a year makes!!Bommi from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
What a difference a year makes!!Gayathri from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
What a difference a year makes!!M. Priya from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
What a difference a year makes!!Salomi from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
What a difference a year makes!!H. Priya from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
What a difference a year makes!!U. Liza from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
What a difference a year makes!!Chinthamani from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
What a difference a year makes!!Sonia from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
What a difference a year makes!!Sangeetha from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
What a difference a year makes!!Mohana from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
What a difference a year makes!!Jayalakshmi from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
What a difference a year makes!!Roja from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
Group photo of the older girls taken on the 25th December, 2009<br />
Group photos of the older girls in half sarees taken on the 25th December, 2009.<br />
Group photo of the younger girls taken on the 25th December, 2009.<br />
Group photo of the HOPE House (with the Nakka girls) taken on the 25th December, 2009.<br />
Thank you for supporting the HOPE House throughout the year 2009 and we look forward to your continuous support for the ye...
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HOPE House year (2009) in a nutshell.

  1. 1. HOPE House year (2009) in a nutshell<br />
  2. 2. Dear friend of the HOPE House,<br />As the year 2009 winds down to the wire, we look back to 2009 with enormous gratitude towards our Almighty and to you. We couldn’t say thank you enough in words so we prepared a PowerPoint presentation of the HOPE House in 2009, depicting all the activities we undertook. <br />We hope you like seeing what your support has done in this past year to the most disadvantaged children in India. <br />As always, we would love to hear from you and if we may ask, please do forward the PowerPoint link to all your friends to spread the message of our work.<br />We take this opportunity to wish you in advance <br />A HAPPY NEW YEAR - 2010<br />
  3. 3. This group picture was taken in January of 2009<br />
  4. 4. One of our child’s sponsor of the US visiting her at the HOPE House<br />
  5. 5. Children attending a birthday party at their friend’s house.<br />
  6. 6. Child acknowledging the gifts that she received from her sponsor<br />
  7. 7. Children received birthday gifts from a well-wisher in the US.<br />
  8. 8. A well-wisher donating year’s worth of school supplies to the HOPE House kids<br />
  9. 9. American volunteers arriving at Chennai airport. They visited the HOPE House in the months of May/ June.<br />
  10. 10. HOPE House girls went to the beach in Chennai with the volunteers.<br />
  11. 11. Children taking a toy train ride at the Golden Beach, Chennai.<br />
  12. 12. Girls enjoying the swing at the Golden Beach, Chennai.<br />
  13. 13. Girls blowing bubbles with the volunteer friends.<br />
  14. 14. Engaging in creative activities with the volunteers.<br />
  15. 15. At a picnic in ‘Vellore Fort’. They are watching the trainees of the Police academy through binoculars.<br />
  16. 16. At a picnic in the ‘Vellore Fort’ – Boat ride in the moat.<br />
  17. 17. Participating in fashion parade<br />
  18. 18. Participating in a competition called “What I want to be ….”<br />
  19. 19. An Indian friend in the US visiting the HOPE House with her children. She brought loads of goodies for the girls<br />
  20. 20. Girls participated in a competition called “Democracy” where the children graded other children. Here is a group of children demonstrating about the environmental protection.<br />
  21. 21. Older girls joined the Junior Red Cross (JRC) club voluntarily at their school.<br />
  22. 22. At a picnic at Amirthi Forest<br />
  23. 23. HOPE House has undertaken the co-management responsibility of Government children’s home for boys in Ranipet. In this picture boys are being recognized for their athletic excellence.<br />
  24. 24. HOPE House has worked with the boys home to develop a kitchen garden.<br />As we were planting the seeds<br />First, we fenced the land to protect the kitchen garden from animals<br />
  25. 25. Kitchen garden in the making<br />Our American volunteer enjoying the moment in the kitchen garden<br />A child from the boys home assumed the responsibility to be a leader of the kitchen garden<br />
  26. 26. Full fledge garden where the boys grow beans, lady’s finger (okra), brinjal (egg plant) and tomatoes. Produce is used for the boys consumption.<br />
  27. 27. Fruits of our labor at the kitchen garden<br />Beans grown on the plants<br />Lady’s finger (okra) grown on the plants<br />
  28. 28. Boys home children and the staff are being taken on a picnic to the ‘Vellore Fort’<br />
  29. 29. Ranipet boys home children at a circus in Vellore.<br />
  30. 30. HOPE House has worked with the boys home to develop a library and the resource center<br />This is the room before it is turned into a library and the resource center<br />
  31. 31. Library and the resource center in progress<br />HOPE House staff and the boys cataloging the books for the library<br />
  32. 32. Library and the resource center in progress<br />HOPE House volunteer getting the book shelves ready for the library<br />
  33. 33. Library and the resource center<br />Completed library with a table and chairs for the boys to sit<br />
  34. 34. Library and the resource center<br />Two desktop computers with internet connection and an <br />LCD projector with a laptop to watch educational videos <br />
  35. 35. HOPE House worked with the boys home to develop a gymnasium<br />This is the room before it was developed into a gymnasium<br />
  36. 36. Gymnasium at boys home<br />This is the room after the gymnasium was developed <br />
  37. 37. HOPE House girls at the Christmas function in December, 2009<br />
  38. 38. What a difference a year makes!!Sujatha from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
  39. 39. What a difference a year makes!!Maria from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
  40. 40. What a difference a year makes!!Sandhya from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
  41. 41. What a difference a year makes!!Bommi from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
  42. 42. What a difference a year makes!!Gayathri from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
  43. 43. What a difference a year makes!!M. Priya from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
  44. 44. What a difference a year makes!!Salomi from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
  45. 45. What a difference a year makes!!H. Priya from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
  46. 46. What a difference a year makes!!U. Liza from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
  47. 47. What a difference a year makes!!Chinthamani from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
  48. 48. What a difference a year makes!!Sonia from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
  49. 49. What a difference a year makes!!Sangeetha from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
  50. 50. What a difference a year makes!!Mohana from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
  51. 51. What a difference a year makes!!Jayalakshmi from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
  52. 52. What a difference a year makes!!Roja from 2008 (left) to 2009 (right)<br />
  53. 53. Group photo of the older girls taken on the 25th December, 2009<br />
  54. 54. Group photos of the older girls in half sarees taken on the 25th December, 2009.<br />
  55. 55. Group photo of the younger girls taken on the 25th December, 2009.<br />
  56. 56. Group photo of the HOPE House (with the Nakka girls) taken on the 25th December, 2009.<br />
  57. 57. Thank you for supporting the HOPE House throughout the year 2009 and we look forward to your continuous support for the year ahead.<br />

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