Lovely Leela

by admin on Mar 01, 2022

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Dear Friends, You have heard of orphans, abandoned, child labor and other adjectives of underprivileged children. Besides these, there are some whom I address as “Trapped Children”. They live with their parents on the streets or slums. These children want to study and change their lives for a better future but their parents don’t allow […]

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Disaster Before the Third Wave

by admin on Sep 17, 2021

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Schools are finally opening up after eighteen months of being closed due to the pandemic in Northern India, where our centres are currently located for underprivileged children. The children are really excited about the return to school. It’s been a while and they miss learning and the social aspect of school life, like all kids […]

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Annual Report FY 2015-16

by admin on Aug 29, 2016

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Dear Friends, Greetings from Children of Mother Earth! When I left Singapore in 1998 to start an organization in India, my plans were small. “Children of Mother Earth (COME)” started as a small organization in my ancestral home in Pharsar village of Uttar Pradesh state. It was a humble beginning with 7 children initially. Never […]

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From Orphan to 3-D Modeller

by admin on Jul 27, 2016

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It was about 13 years ago I got a new home. I was hardly 5 years old. Till then all the family I had was my mother. I don’t have the slightest memory of my father. My mother was a vendor in Gorakhpur railway station. Mother and I lived in the railway station premises. I […]

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Letter from Ravi Rai

by admin on Nov 03, 2015

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Dear Helpers, School in northern India opens in July after the long summer vacation.  The children are usually full of enthusiasm and energy – it reminds me of my childhood days.  July is always a special month, friends sharing stories of their summer vacation, the smell of new books and the monsoon fun. I could […]

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Half-Yearly Report 2015-16

by admin on Nov 03, 2015

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THE PROGRESS OF OUR WORKS 1. Restoration Programme: Re-uniting The Children Children run away from home due to various reasons, such as poverty, domestic violence or abuse, broken family, academic pressure, abuse from teachers, attraction to city life and often as the result of child-trafficking which is a huge problem in India.  The child restoration […]

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Major Events at Apna Ghar

by admin on Nov 02, 2015

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Raksha Bandhan Celebration, Gorakhpur Man without love is man without life.  Everyone longs for love, care and affection, everyone longs for a sense of belonging. That’s why we, in Apna Ghar, consider this day as most holy and sacred. We always try to impart in the minds of our children a sense of belongingness. Even […]

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Singaporean Touches Lives in India

by admin on Sep 30, 2015

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by Ankita Pandey Vallikappen at TABLA!   It had been Mr Ravi Rai’s childhood dream to start a foundation for homeless children in India. Mr Rai, who was born in Singapore, would visit his ancestral home in Pharsar, Uttar Pradesh, as a child with his freedom fighter father Ram Awadh Rai and would be in shock […]

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