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Living Below The Line starts tomorrow!

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LBL is starting tomorrow and we are really excited.

We expect some of you are planning to take on the challenge of living on $2.25 a day for five days. It is an interesting exercise; ideal for people who want to lose weight, save money or practice planning skills. To help you get by Jean has been putting together her ideas in a food blog.

Food Blog –...

Live Below the Line (LBL) fund raising campaign!

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Building on the success of The Journey to raise funds for the new Illam complex, our next fund raiser will use the LBL challenge to raise further funds to meet our $200k target.

What is The LBL challenge? Its living on food for not more than $2.25 a day for up to 5 days in September. Participants will appreciate what it means to live on this small amount which is what many in the developing world can sometimes afford. Supporters pledge matching amounts to the...

NZ High Commissioner opens newly-completed School and unveils Foundation stone for new DHAN-Karunai Illam‘ dreamhome’

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Our new school building was opened by NZ's High Commissioner to India Jan Henderson in a joyous celebration that took place on 10 October 2012.  She came with her husband and daughter and friend all the way from New Delhi together with the NZ Honorary Consul in Chennai.  This is the first occasion in 25 years  that we have been honoured by a visit from the High Commissioner. The primary and nursery school children...

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