Angels of Hope

Philip and Gladis Manickam are husband-and-wife team who run an orphanage called 'Angels of hope' in Chennai, India. They currently home thirteen orphaned and homeless children. Building work for their new orphanage in Coimbatore wasn't without difficulties but overall it proved to be a good experience and things went more smoothly than anticiapted.

Philip and Gladis

cooks and caterers

little angels

old sleeping qtrs

the old kitchen

new foundations

erecting outer walls

nearing completion

new orphanage!

new toilet block

the rooftop

view from the roof

another, from the roof

the new kitchen

children unpacking

Philip Manickam

large front garden

group photo!