CHILDREN'S HOME - At the heart of our activities, the Life Foundation runs a residential children’s home (Registered CCI - Child Care Institute) for orphaned, underprivileged and at risk children. The Life Centre campus, located on the outskirts of Jeypore Township, is a place where "Holistic Life” is celebrated and “life skills” are being cultivated. Children passing through this home have gone on to pursue careers in Teaching, Nursing, Accountancy Engineering & Medicine.
RAINBOW CARE - The Life Foundation runs a residential home called "Rainbow Care" especially equipped to care for at risk babies, infants and toddlers. It is the goal of The Life Foundation and Rainbow Care to nurture these children in a safe and loving family environment where each child is given the best opportunity to develop in a healthy way and ultimately enjoy a more abundant life.
WOMAN'S SHELTER - The Life Foundation works in with the Local authorities to accommodate and care for at risk women. Young women may be sanctioned to stay with us for one night as legal and family issues are settled while others have been sanctioned to stay on a permanent basis for ongoing care ,education and vocational training.
SUNSHINE NURSERY - The Life Foundation runs a pre-school educational program called ‘Sunshine Nursery’. Small children from our own home attend Sunshine Nursery as well as children from Jeypore township and surrounding villages. This “play and learn” environment is the perfect place for 1st generation learners to become excited about learning and then be channeled into mainstream education.
COMMUNICATIONS ENGLISH - The Life Foundation runs a Communications English Language courses for the people of Jeypore and beyond. These courses have empowered over 2,000 students with English Communication skills that have enabled many to secure well paid employment throughout India and even abroad.
SEWING & TAILORING - The Life Foundation runs sewing & tailoring training classes, Students learn how to measure, cut, design and stitch a range of men and women's, Indian & Western style clothing. Over 200 students have gone on to establish their own home based sewing business.
PAPER CRAFT - The Life Foundation runs a Hand Made Paper craft project which provides a livelihood for young women. Handmade paper is being manufactured by either recycling used paper donated from a local school as well as natural ingredients including straw, banana and sugar cane fibre. Handmade products including seasonal cards, boxes, bags, stationary files and craft paper. Products are being sold to visitors, local retail outlets and supportive NGO's which helps generate a local income for The Life Foundation.
BEAD. JEWELLERY - The Life Foundation has gained a beautiful skill from a unique. group of mountain women who traditionally string and wear brightly coloured bead necklaces. This skills has been passed onto the girls in our care who love to create their own vibrant colour combination of bead necklaces. These Hand Made Bead necklaces are sold locally and well as to supportive NGO's which helps generate a local income for The Life Foundation.
COMPUTER TRAINING - The Life Foundation runs a Computer lab for the children of its Life Centre Children's Home as well and providing training for students in the community. Students are following a Microsoft training Course where they learn the basis of computer and Microsoft package operation.
SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOOD - The Life Foundation has helped to establish sustainable livelihood projects aimed at empowering people with skills and resources to help establish income generating businesses. This project has helped to establish rice, sugar cane and corn crops, develop cow, goat, emu and fish farming projects and establish home sewing, paper-making, provision shop, clothing, and brick making .businesses.
LIFE CENTRES - The Life Foundation is developing its Life Centre as a where life is celebrated and people in need can be served and empowered. It is our desire that each centre be a place of love, beauty, healing, training, productivity, innovation and holistic community life so that abundant life may be experienced and reproduced elsewhere.