Mahindra is kind young boy in India. He comes from a Hindu community and lives in a small rented house with his parents. Mahindra’s father is a painter, but he has a drinking problem and does not provide well for the family. Mahindra’s mother is also working in a plywood company. She needs help to provide for Mahindra’s education and other needs. Your sponsorship will be a great blessing to Mahindra and his family.
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.