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Annual Report 2005-2006 Back



New Life is a Society registered under the Societies Act, 1860. The organization works for the development of women and children. The mission of New Life is to mainstream the women and children who are far behind in socio-economic status.




New Life is being managed by a committed board headed by the President, Mr. C. Peter Rex Charly. He is being supported by the Secretary and Chief Executive Officer Mrs. F. Beatrice Vanaja, Vice President, Mr. T. K. Venkatesh and Treasurer and Public Health Specialist, Mrs. M.Gayathri. The other two EC members are Horticulturist/Community Development Trainer S.Harikala and Software Engineer Mr. Vijay Lourdhu Nathan.

Gender is given importance and 42% of the committee comprises of women. Also 14%of the board is represented by the community by Mrs. M. Gayathri. Mrs. F. Beatrice Vanaja and Mr. Peter Rex Charly are experienced bankers and have prior experience in managing the Livelihood promotion programmes.




In its Endeavour to develop the socio-economic status of women and children, New Life undertook the following activities:


Livelihood Promotion Programme:


In the path of achieving its aim to mainstream the women, New Life’s Livelihood Promotion Program plays a major role. The organization has helped its self help group members to get a credit to the tune of Rs.35 Lakhs in the current year from various nationalized banks and as a result 700 women have either started their own micro-enterprise or utilized the amount as working capital for their existing enterprises.


Micro Insurance:


The lives of the poor women and their counterparts who are engaged in risk bearing coolie works are insured against risk. The organization works in collaboration with ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co. Ltd. and HDFC Standard Life Insurance Co. Ltd. During this year 581 lives are covered.





Company Name

No. of Lifes Covered















Ensured Childhood to the Children of People in Conflict with Law in Trichy District:


During the current year four early childhood education centers were run in Thideer Nagar, Pillaima Nagar, Kaja Nagar and Kaja Pettai, supported by Terre des Hommes, Netherlands. The centers are run for the children of people in conflict with law in Trichy District. On a whole 100 children are benefited by the centers, while the project aims at improving the lifestyles of the target 299 families. Besides the early childhood education, the youth are motivated to go to schools or to take up vocations which will mend their lives. The women are organized into groups and are taught income generation activities, sensitized on various issues like sex, law, health, environment, hygiene, etc. The community is motivated to work in harmony by conducting play melas and celebrating Independence Day, Republic Day and Women’s Day.


41 children were admitted to regular schools in June 2005 from the centers. 6 drop out children in the age group of 9 to 13 was admitted to non-formal schools. 10 youth were admitted to vocational trainings with the financial support from the organization and 15 children were financially supported to continue their education. 15 women underwent family planning operation motivated by our staff.  A heart patient and a child with cleft palate were counseled and were admitted to hospital for surgery.



Rehabilitation of Child Labour:



Six Special schools are run in Trichy District for the children who are made labourers. This project benefits 165 children in Arangoor, Thudayur, Manpidimangalam, Thirueengoimalai, Kodiyampalayam and Ariyamangalam. The children who are engaged as labourers in agricultural activities, mat weaving, waste paper collecting, food processing and other industries are admitted to the special schools run for them and are motivated to learn. After a year or two, based on their capability to cope with other children they are admitted to regular schools. During the current year 113 children are admitted to regular schools. Besides formal education, they are also taught vocations like tailoring, craft, etc. yoga, music and dance. The project is funded by CHEERS of Trichy District Administration.


Our Partners:


Name of the Agency

Terre des Homes –Nether lands-Grant












Ensured Childhood to the children of people in conflict with law

Tsunami Relief Work

Mahalir Thittam Project

Child Labour


Tsunami Relief Work:


The organization supplied basic needs pack and amenities pack to 1500 families in Aratapuzha, Haripad in Kerala with the support of Oxfam, Chennai. The volunteers of New Life segregated into two groups. One group was in charge of the purchase of the materials, while the other was in charge for the distribution. The materials distributed are bucket with lid, mug, jug, nail cutter, coconut oil, bathing soap, washing soap, plates ( 4 nos), Prestige Pressure Cooker (3 lrs), Vessels with Lids (5 nos.), tumbler (6 nos.), spoons (5 nos.), tonga, knife, tawa, and water container all kept in a trunk box with a lock and key for safety.


Notes on Salary and other monetary benefits paid to the BODs/Senior Management staff for the year 2005-2006:


Salary and benefits:


None of the Board members of the organization has been drawing salary or any other benefit during the financial year 2005-2006. The highest Salary per employee during the  financial year 2005-2006,  is Rs.8500/-per month paid  to Mrs.S.Sivagami co-ordinator of the ELC Project and the minimum salary of the financial year is Rs.400/- for the Care taker of CHEERS Project (as per the Budget specifications of the project funder- a Government Department)  and she  is Mrs.Amutha.


Travel Cost of the Year:


 There is no International Travel in this Year. The Travel expenses within the country for training programmes, Conferences, Campaigns and the conveyance expenses of the project staff within the Project area is Rs.108934.30/-