Karri is a kind girl living at the AMG residential school in India. Her parents are both illiterate and live in a small apartment where her father is a security guard. Due to his low income, and inability to get better work, her parents were unable to financially support her. Because of the economic hardships, Karri moved into the residential school. Since attending the school, she is now the first person in her family that can read, and is learning not only the local language, but English as well. This will help her gain employment in the future. Most importantly, she is learning about Christ’s provision and love for her. Your sponsorship is a tremendous blessing to this family. Through your help, Karri is given a chance at a better future and a deep impactful relationship with her savior.
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.