# Claretians?

    Group of Roman Catholic Missionaries working in 67 countries across five continents with over 3000 members worldwide.

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    A People Empowerment Trust

    “NavJan” means ‘New People’, a concept drawn from the biblical concept of the slavery of the people of Israel in Egypt and Yahweh’s intervention and selection of Moses for their liberation, forming a New Liberated People.

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  • NEID

    Claretians of NEID

    It is the socio-developmental face of the NEID through different projects and programs to transform the society, based on Christian values and principles, as “Salt of the Earth” and “Light of the World” (Mt. 5.13-14).

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NavJan envisions to be a transformative and collaborative agent in North East India for the formation of a just society built on love...

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NavJan strives to transform the people of North East India through interventions aimed at integrity of creation, promotion of human life and dignity...

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Origin and Growth of NavJan

“NavJan” means ‘New People’, (the prefix ‘Nav’ means ‘new’ and ‘Jan’ means ‘people’) a concept drawn from ...

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Transform the People of Northeast India

“NavJan” as a People Empowerment Trust is the social-developmental face of the North-East Independent Delegation (NEID)...

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Promotion of Human Life and Dignity

One of the scriptural texts that most inspired Claret was Luke 4.18-19, where Jesus starts his public ministry by entering the Synagogue and reading the passage from the Book of Isaiah, where he proclaims a new world order ‘giving sight to the blind and liberty to the oppressed and proclaiming a year favourable to the Lord.’

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Blind Walk-2017

On World Sight Day, October 12 Shri. Siddhartha Bhattacharya Dabur M.L.A. Guwahati East as the Chief Guest leads the Blindfolded sighted people with the help of Visually challenged children from Montfor School and Jyothi Niketan Schhol. His Grace Most Rev. Thomas Menamparampil, SDB, DD, Archbishop Emeritus of Guwahati leads the walk together with around 300 people from Judges Field Food Villa to DonBosco stadium Pan bazar.

Blood Donation Camp

St. Claret Seminary, Umsning, in collaboration with Nazareth Hospital, Meghalaya Aids Control Society and Meghalaya State Blood Transfusion Council organized a voluntary blood donation camp in the premise of the Seminary to mark the beatification of 109 Claretian Martyrs which took place on 21 October 2017. Dr. Hubert Dkhar from Nazareth Hospital and the team, while giving the awareness programme sensitized the donors on the benefits and the need of blood donation today, which inspired 34 youngsters to come forward for blood donation. As a token of gratitude and appreciation, the organizers presented a memento and a certificate to the donors.

Reaching out to the less privileged

To make the less privileged feel that they are loved and cared, the members of NavJan, Umsning, organised an event where umbrellas were distributed to 50 school going children of the patients of Leprosy Colony and other little ones who were present were gifted with cloths. This noble gesture was initiated by Fr. Johnson Thurackal to protect the children from the upcoming Monsoon season with the support of Missionary Sisters of Charity. An entertainment of sing- songs and dance also was organised accompanied by prayer to make the event so meaningful. The children also had high tea at the end of the event.

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