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Gurukulam Project Initiated

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We are so excited to announce the launch of our project ‘Gurukulam’ which will aim at establishing a first of its kind special school with a difference. In blending the traditional Gurukulam based teaching approaches to differently abled children, and to those children who wish to study in a stress free environment following a curriculum at their own comfortable pace, the Village of HOPE foundation would have taken a leap forward in bringing out the best in the students under its care.

We are currently looking out for suitable location and staff for this project. If you would like to be involved, please contact us. We also require your support through prayers and through donations to make this project successful and to have it implemented as soon as possible.


AccessAbility project launched

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Village of HOPE Foundation has launched its latest project titled AccessAbility which aims at making gymnasiums and health clubs in Chennai, TN, and then all over India accessible to individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities/ challenges.

A pioneering effort in equalizing opportunities for the challenged in India, we seek your support to promote this project and spread the news to all your contacts and associates. We require all the support to bring in the funding required to realize this objective. Together we can.

Remember to visit our specially dedicated website for this project at the following link:



Village of HOPE is now a registered NGO in TN

NGO Registration in India

We are so happy to announce that the Village of HOPE Foundation is now a registered NGO with registration number TN/216/0105314.

This registration under the government of India’s NGO partnership system reiterates our commitment to continue to work relentlessly to support children and youth with disabilities.

We seek your continued prayers and support in all our endeavors so that collectively we can do more for the ones in need.



Youth Empowerment Rural Camp 2016

Village of HOPE Foundation teamed up with Mar Gregorios College of Arts and Science and its NSS students for the Youth Empowerment Rural Camp 2016 conducted from 27 Feb to 04 March 2016 at 5 different villages in Thumbakkan Panchayat in Tamil Nadu.

The programs included school and educational facilities upgrade, medical camps, workshops and street plays, health and sanitation awareness etc.










Sports Day for Disabled Children 2015

Village of HOPE Foundation reached out to Arvind Foundation and supported them through sponsorship of the annual sports day for differently abled children in Chennai. Hundreds of differently abled children participated and every one of them was a winner. The event held on 23 August 2015 at YMCA College of Physical Education Ground in Chennai-India.

If you are inspired by our activities, help us do more.

Watch more photos of this event at our Facebook page.

Don’ t forget to watch the amazing video of this event on our YouTube page.






Outreach Guest Lecture at Madras School of Social Work

Dr. Rajeev Mathew Thomas, the Founder of Village of HOPE was the honorable chief guest at the Madras School of Social Work’s Human Relations Study Circle Forum on 27 July 2015.


He delivered his motivational guest lecture on the topic ‘Achieving Success in Social Work through Leadership and Planning’, a session which received wide appreciation from the students and organizers.

This lecture was part of the Village of HOPE’s outreach activities aimed at empowering the youth to make positive change in the society.

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Dr. Raja Samuel Head of the Department of Social Work at Madras School of Social Work later presented Dr. Rajeev with a memento of appreciation on behalf of the students and organizers.

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Village of HOPE Educational Endowment Fund Awards 2014-15 Winners

The winners of the Village of HOPE Educational Endowment Fund Awards for the year 2014-15 were announced recently in Chennai.

Master Rohan R Thomas bagged the award for 10th Standard


Miss Tessy Varghese received the award for 12th Standard.


The winners collected their awards from His Eminence Rt. Rev. Dr. Isaac Mar Philoxenos Episcopa, Bishop of the Mar Thoma Church at a special ceremony.

The Village of HOPE continues to encourage youngsters to do their very best in their educational endeavor.

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Village of HOPE Foundation Educational Endowment Awards 2013-14 Announced

Winners of the Village of HOPE Educational Endowment Awards for outstanding educational performance in 2013-14 academic year have been announced.

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Class X Winner – Sam John


Class XII Winner – Noel Mannen John (Father collects on his behalf)



VoH Founder selected to the Advisory Board of the World CSR Congress 2015

Village of HOPE Foundation is extremely happy to announce that our founder and Managing Trustee Dr. Rajeev Thomas was honored to be nominated to the Advisory Board of the World CSR Congress 2015. You will see his name in the following link.



Christmas Celebration at St Thomas Care Home Chennai

22 December 2013

The Village of HOPE Foundation (VoH) organized a Christmas celebration at St. Thomas Care Home in Keevalur – Chennai. This care home is house to over 30 orphaned or abandoned boys who are provided residence, food, clothing, and education.

VoH was proud to join hands once again with the Social Work Students and staff of Mar Gregorios College – Chennai who were handling all the organizing and logistics for this full day program.

Aged from 5 – 19, the children together with their care takers enjoyed a full day of activities on 22 December Sunday. The program included sports, cultural activities, Christmas carols, Skits, and most of all interaction and brotherhood with students of the college. Breakfast for 60 persons including the inmates, their care takers, the social work students and their teachers, followed by refreshments, boost, lunch including Biriyani, evening snacks and tea were all arranged. The 30 inmates and their care takers each received a pair of new dress as our gift for Christmas including shirt and pants.

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View this amazing video of the event at this link

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Village of HOPE Foundation
118, Ramachandran Street, Vasudevan Nagar,
Chennai 600083, Tamil Nadu, INDIA.

Tel: +91 44 24899010
International Contact: + 974 55842270

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