Harijan is a little boy who lives in India. His father is a plumber and mother is a helper. Their monthly earnings are very meager. Their family has converted to Christianity but belongs to a community that is not Christian. Harijan’s family rents a small tiled house in a remote village. The family could not afford to pay the school fee, buy books, and clothes or provide proper amenities to their children due to poverty. There also are not any proper schools near their home. Harijan’s parents have a desire for him to be educated in an English school. Through your support, he will be able to experience the love of Christ at AMG’s residential school.
Visakhapatnam Child Development Center
The Visakhapatnam Child Development Center shines the light of the Gospel in communities impacted by other religions. Twice a day children hear from God?s Word and have times of prayer. In addition, the staff provides children with nutritious meals, school uniforms and supplies, educational assistance, and medical treatment. Children are encouraged to attend Sunday School where they are taught the truth of Christianity. Once a week students are also taught Bible lessons at the center.
India is a large country in South Asia. The majority of the population follows Hinduism and Islam, but there are many Christians as well. Many residents are very poor and suffer from diseases such as HIV/AIDS and leprosy. Alcoholism is prevalent and children often come from broken families due to divorce. India sometimes experiences droughts and intense heat making the need for clean water very important. The caste system was technically abolished, but its remnants still affect many in society today.