Trees dying because of the drought• A drought so bad that trees are dying.
• A drinking water pipeline sanctioned for the Children's Home (updated)

• Improving the well at the Children's Home
• Building a stone wall around for security
• Establishing a hand-loom project for village women

News Conference to start the Blood DriveThirumaran has set out on a mammoth 12 day "Awareness Drive for Blood Donation" through three southern states.

Entrance to Boys' Home - new tap in shade on the rightAt last Thirumaran has succeeded in getting a public tap connection for TRUST Boys’ Home.

Children and sugar caneA happy Christmas and the Tamil festival of Pongal have been celebrated and some new children have joined the Children's Homes in the New Year.

Banu and Gomathi enjoying the lunch-time feastThe first 'grandchild' in the TRUST family has just been born! Congratulations and best wishes to Banu and her husband, pictured here on their wedding day.

P1020905Watch a video about visiting TRUST Children Homes as a volunteer.

Two girlsThere is great water shortage in the village but thanks to generous support this year and last the Children's Homes have some water. The children are fine.

Water, electricity, local support, food - all issues in the quest to make TRUST Children's Homes a 'sustainable' project.

Girls and Thiruvalluvar statueMay is the school summer holiday and the children have been taken for a day trip to the coast.