A beautiful short film which captures the essence of our community by volunteer Alex Delfont. Please share so others can find out about the work we do here at our Foundation!
Nicole came to New Life as a volunteer, but then switched to be a resident after three and a half weeks. In this video she talks about the amazing people that she has met during her time at the Foundation and what she learned from her journey here.
Meet the Irish bear and Warrior Zulu. Find out why Thailand dominated in Egg and Spoon, who took the gold in the first-ever Olympic Rock-Paper-Scissors challenge, and who puked in the Milk Drinking games. London pales in comparison to the excitement, feats of daring, brute strength and gritty conflict of our games. The video:
Nick Thorpe is an addiction therapist. Having traversed the addiction path and come through the other side, he now dedicates his life to helping others gain insight into their problems, and to reach sobriety. In this video Nick gives an honest account on his view of the tools to recovery.
Sustainability is a key element to the running of the New Life Foundation. An essential part of which is the food for the staff, residents and volunteers. We have worked hard to develop sustainable food sources – vegetable garden, rice fields, and fruit trees. In this video you will get a peak behind the scenes.
Vince Cullen, himself a recovering alcoholic, has been running workshops and retreats for a number of years. His mindful recovery retreats offer an opportunity to experience a wholly Buddhist approach to recovery and intend to show participants that “there is life after drugs and alcohol and it’s a very good life.” A video:
Travis came to New Life Foundation as a volunteer in January 2012. In this video he talks about his own experiences with drug addiction, how volunteering at New Life was a two-way-street as far as helping goes and what he learned from the residents.
New Zealander Barry Walls, who owns a steel frame manufacturing business in Belgium, has donated a much-longed-for rice-processing machine. We’re extra thrilled and grateful for several reasons: