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Eradicating Illiteracy

India’s illiterate population is the largest in the world at 37% of the global total, according to UNESCO. Female literacy, specifically, is less than 50%. As dire as these statistics are, the numbers may also be padded to reflect a higher number of literate Indians, as children who are enrolled in school are often counted [...]

2017-11-27T20:44:05+00:00November 27th, 2017|

Taking Medicine and Prayers to the Villages

The Himalayas are the highest mountain range in the world. With peaks extending about 1500 miles across South Asia, the Himalayas separate the vast plains of northern India from the Tibetan plateau. Nine of the ten highest peaks on earth lay along this vast, rocky terrain. The tallest, Mount Everest, is 29,029 feet high. I [...]

2017-11-27T20:41:38+00:00August 14th, 2016|

It Was a Cold and Dark Night

In a cold, dark and twisted slum in Central India, Binod stumbled over some trash. He was drunk, again. Bhargav, his three-year-old son, heard the angry shouts of his father from a distance.  He looked at his mother, Resam. He was afraid of the violence that would follow, as it happened each night. Resam quietly placed [...]

2017-11-27T20:41:01+00:00November 14th, 2015|

Nepal Update

Our outreach to the earthquake affected areas of Nepal and India continues. I just returned trekking through remote mountain villages of Nepal, visiting villages and overseeing the relief work. We were the first ones to reach most of these remote villages. It was a privilege to see our team of missionaries reaching those in physical [...]

2017-11-27T20:41:15+00:00October 14th, 2015|
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