We are thrilled to announce the opening of a new Learning Center in India that will serve over 60 children on the outskirts of Chennai! While only a few kilometers from the IT hub of the city, the lifestyle in the village is very different—full of families just struggling to get by. One of our local heroes has longed to reach children in the village for quite some time and is confident the Learning Read Post
Well, we’ve done it again: we’ve found ourselves at the end of another year. And what a year it’s been! Complete with projects and events and change and celebrations, this year has been incredibly CHOCK FULL. About a month ago, we had our annual VisionTrust All-Staff meetings. Our 45 or so US-based staff and volunteers gathered for a week in Colorado Springs to connect with coworkers, look back on what Read Post
Marieswari, one of the students we serve in India, was gracious enough to sit down and share part of her life with us.
One of our sponsors, Melissa S., has started a blog (www.reachthepoorthisweek.com) where you can sign up to receive a weekly story of real child’s challenges and triumphs written at a 4th grade level for you to share with your children. (Just by subscribing, $1 will be donated to VisionTrust.) Below is a story from Reach The Poor This Week. Have you ever prayed to God and wondered, “Does God hear Read Post
This month, I had the beautiful privilege of spending an evening with Capital District Indian Christian Fellowship in Albany, New York. This group of Indian families gathers monthly to spend time together, eat a meal and have a worship service. About a year ago, I visited their fellowship group to share about a VisionTrust project called Mandavaikuppam, located close to Chennai, India. The families were excited to help—several sponsored children and donated to Read Post
One of our sponsors, Melissa S., has started a blog (www.reachthepoorthisweek.com) where you can sign up to receive a weekly story of real child’s challenges and triumphs written at a 4th grade level for you to share with your children. (Just by subscribing, $1 will be donated to VisionTrust.) Below is a story from Reach The Poor This Week. Pannaivilai is a small village in the Tuticorin District of Tamilnadu, Read Post
We’ve been praying for this day since October and we’re overjoyed God has answered in such a big way. For 6 weeks The Story of Jesus booklet will be used in our 27 centers in India. The Story of Jesus is a small (16 or 24 page) comic book style tool in vivid color developed by the David C Cook publishers that reveals how Jesus was born, what miracles He Read Post
Last month, two of us from the Communications team went to India to capture the stories of about 10 children and leaders in our programs. We can’t wait to soon share their stories — their amazing journeys — with all of you back at home. As we began talking with these kids and learning about their lives, a common theme quickly emerged: almost every single one of them endured physical Read Post