Social Apostolate

New Dawn

New Dawn is the NGO came to birth on July 2003 at Holy Cross Convent, Namakkal, to cater to the people infected and affected by HIV /AIDS. Later it is extended to Mavureddy and established a full-fledged center.

New Dawn, Home for the children thus take care of the children of the persons infected with HIV/AIDS (But the children are not infected) we also admit pure orphans, street -children, children forced for begging, stranded and children from broken families. We have 40 children under our care. Four of them are doing college studies. Sixteen of them are studying in the Government Higher secondary school, Paramathy. Others are in the primary school. Some of them are under age for schooling (3 to 5 years).

The children are given all round formation. Periodically life oriented courses are conducted for character formation. Regular medical check -up are arranged for the children. Personal care along with counselling facilities are provided in view of sound personality development. Along with academic education they are trained through; life skill-training like Tailoring, Crafts and Computer-operation.