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The story of Naraikadu

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The gate at the entrance to the Dhonavur Fellowship at Naraikadu.
The gate at the entrance to the Dhonavur Fellowship at Naraikadu.Photo: Ian Lockwood
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Amy Carmichael.  She came to Tirunelveli in 1901 and went on to set up the Dhonavur Fellowship as a home for children from less fortunate circumstances.
Amy Carmichael. She came to Tirunelveli in 1901 and went on to set up the Dhonavur Fellowship as a home for children from less fortunate circumstances.
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Beginning the walk into Naraikadu through a dry deciduous scrub forest.
Beginning the walk into Naraikadu through a dry deciduous scrub forest.Photo: IAN LOCKWOOD
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Growing wild   at Naraikadu.
Growing wild at Naraikadu.Photo: Ian Lockwood
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Jewel house  in Naraikadu.
Jewel house in Naraikadu.Photo: Ian Lockwood
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Clock tower  on the Dhonavur Fellowship’s campus, part of a unique architectural aesthetic.
Clock tower on the Dhonavur Fellowship’s campus, part of a unique architectural aesthetic.Photo: IAN LOCKWOOD
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The upper parts  of the Naraikadu stream in the dry season.
The upper parts of the Naraikadu stream in the dry season.Photo: Ian Lockwood
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A Log book   at Jewel House. The logs are an invaluable record of citizen conservation and science in the Western Ghats.
A Log book at Jewel House. The logs are an invaluable record of citizen conservation and science in the Western Ghats.Photo: Ian Lockwood
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Dhonavur primary school  doorway showing the influence of Chinese design.
Dhonavur primary school doorway showing the influence of Chinese design.Photo: Ian Lockwood
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The evergreen forest  canopy.
The evergreen forest canopy.Photo: Ian Lockwood
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The riparian forest  and the Naraikadu stream.
The riparian forest and the Naraikadu stream.Photo: IAN LOCKWOOD
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Jerry Rajamanian  on new land. He is a  third-generation community member.
Jerry Rajamanian on new land. He is a third-generation community member.Photo: IAN LOCKWOOD
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Michael  of Naraikadu.
Michael of Naraikadu.Photo: Ian Lockwood
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Ezekiel Deva Irakkam measuring rainfall.
Ezekiel Deva Irakkam measuring rainfall.Photo: IAN LOCKWOOD
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Hylarana temporalis.
Hylarana temporalis.Photo: IAN LOCKWOOD
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Dragonfly.
Dragonfly.Photo: IAN LOCKWOOD
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Pycnonotus gularis.
Pycnonotus gularis.Photo: Ian Lockwood
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Pit Viper.
Pit Viper.Photo: Ian Lockwood
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Troides minos.
Troides minos.Photo: Ian Lockwood
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Yellow flower.
Yellow flower.Photo: IAN LOCKWOOD
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