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
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. Vinotha lives in India. As a very small child, her mother Read Post
One of our sponsors, Melissa S., has started a new 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. Can you imagine having to move to a different city so your Read Post
VisionTrust founder, Ernie Taylor, is in India to train our teachers on The Story of Jesus. It is a tool used to communicate the gospel clearly and includes a call to make a decision. Please pray for understanding by the teachers and that many children will have a life of purpose and hope as a result.
There was much to learn during our February trip to India. One important lesson related to the difference between those who bring relief from the storm and those who walk with a village through a long term relationship. Both are important, but have different goals and impact. The fishing village we visited across the backwaters of the Bay of Bengal is a great example. The “untouchables” homes were destroyed during Read Post
This letter is from one of our local heroes who is helping us create quality health care for our children in India and joined us as we visited our VisionTrust projects throughout India. Greetings! I find great pleasure in writing to you. I had an immeasurable sense of satisfaction and happiness when I accompanied with your team. Honestly, the days when we visited the Learning Centers are unforgettable recalling events, Read Post
After I got back from our India trip my daughter said to me, “The boys were sick and I had lots of questions.” We heard the same thing in India; grandmothers are influential to the health actions of mothers around the world. As we sat and listened to how tightly the grandmothers of our Indian projects held on to traditional health practices, it made me pause. We had not thought Read Post
“You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others.” – 2 Timothy 2:2 Our week in India brought new insights each day as we sought to partner with VisionTrust’s Read Post