Home to Stay

Home to Stay

For years, Chandana was neglected by both of her parents simply because she is a girl. By the time the Department of Women and Children got involved, they discovered an unfit home with alcoholic parents. They determined Chandana had been neglected and hungry and...
The Joy of the Lord is Our Strength

The Joy of the Lord is Our Strength

It was her smile that first drew me to her. I mean, you see that picture. How could it not? This kid is of a lot of things: smart, determined, funny. But what catches you most is her joy.  Dolly has been through so much in her short life. She watched her twin brother...
From Indian Orphan to Beloved Daughter

From Indian Orphan to Beloved Daughter

Shrinidhi’s father passed away when she was only 4 years old, leaving her mother in a desperate position.  Soon after, Shrinidhi’s mother brought her to her grandmother’s home and disappeared. In her grandmother’s home, this little girl was severely neglected and...
Caregiver Spotlight: Morong, No Stranger to Hardship

Caregiver Spotlight: Morong, No Stranger to Hardship

  Morong, one of our Indian house parents, is no stranger to many of the struggles the children in his care have faced in their short lives.  He was born into a very poor family in a remote village in Northeast India. Morong’s family based their livelihood on...
Meet Mari Muthu and Govindraj

Meet Mari Muthu and Govindraj

Mari Muthu and Govindraj were orphaned recently, and due to COVID, no one in the village wanted to take them into their own homes. However, the villagers had compassion on the boys and brought them to one of our Indian partner homes. God has been faithful to provide...
The House Where Christians Live

The House Where Christians Live

“I have introduced these children to the love of Christ, and they have taught me more about my Heavenly Father than I understood before,” said Pastor Christopher of the orphans in his care. When Christopher was still a boy, he knew that God was calling him into...
Meet Our Newest Child

Meet Our Newest Child

We are pleased to introduce Chandu. While Chandu’s father was dying from Tuberculosis, Chandu’s mother had to work. So five-year-old Chandu took care of his father. Once his father passed away, Chandu was locked in the home, alone, while his mother worked her...
Good News, Times Four!

Good News, Times Four!

Just imagine my excitement last Sunday when I woke up to this message from one of our partners in India: “Hi, April! Today, some of our children took baptism. Pray for their growing spiritual lives. Four girls are baptized!” In a  season where it feels like the world...
Meet Pavitra

Meet Pavitra

  Following years of infidelity, Pavithra’s mother left the family to marry another man. After a year or two, her father also remarried. Sadly, as often happens in India, Pavithra’s stepmother was not interested in raising a child who was not hers....