CHERISH A CHILD ~ by sponsoring monthly

Every child deserves a loving home, a good school, a qualified teacher, and hope for their future. You can provide this for a child in India by sponsoring a student for $25 a month, or for the full care of an orphan for $50 a month. $25 a month provides an at-risk child with tuition fees,…

What will I be when I grow up?

Students who graduate from Mullai School in Dharmapuri, Tamil Nadu, are pursuing careers in medicine, teaching and church leadership. That’s a long ways from the career paths of many of their parents, typically daily laborers who earn their living by working on farms, making bricks, carrying loads, driving vehicles and did not receive an education….

Sangeetha’s Story

I lost my dad when I was 2 years old. I was studying in a local government school in my village. My mother joined Mullai School as a janitor, and subsequently my brothers and I were admitted in this school. When I came to this school, I found the atmosphere of this school to be…

How well would you sleep without a bed?

Pastor Siani from New Life School wrote about the needs of the children in the orphanage. He said: Greetings to you in Jesus most precious name. As you know we have provided double bedded bunks for the children, we need another ten double bedded bunks as nearly 14 children they have not got and we…

Nandini’s Story

I joined Mullai School because I had a terrible fight with a friend in my old school. Once I started studying at Mullai School, I attended Christian worship services and I heard about the love of Jesus. I understood that Jesus died for my sins on the cross, and I decided to commit my life to…

From Pastor Siani at New Life in Orissa, India

Warm greetings to you in Jesus name. With extensive attention all across the world, it came and went. For a few days Cyclone Phailin in Odisha was all over the media and among people. We all spoke about the effective evacuation and how life loss was minimized.. certainly a commendable job!! BUT what hasn’t made…

Emergency Relief Help Needed in Orissa

  Siani Harpel of the New Life Gospel Orphanage and School wrote the following: Over 500,000 people have already been evacuated, seeking refuge in government shelters and schools, and 12 million people are likely to be affected in the aftermath. ‘Our main concern now is loss of shelter, harvests and livelihoods, which will take affected…

Storms in Orissa, India

We’ve heard about the terrible storms over the Indian Ocean. Siani Harpel sent the following: A monstrous and potentially catastrophic cyclone is taking aim on India, with sustained winds estimated at about 161 mph as of Friday, according to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center. This is equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane. Gusts are as…

Changing a life and helping future generations

Imagine that you knew a young person from an impoverished area in India who was a good student but could not afford to go to college. Imagine if that young person came from a family that lived in great poverty. Then, imagine that for only $400 a year you could arrange for that person to…