Manuel is the middle child of 3 brothers. His parents used to work at a small business where they were given a room for the family to live in. However, when the business closed, the family also had to leave. They had nowhere to go. Manuel’s father left his mother and the three boys. His mother was not able to take care of her sons, so she asked the Romanian Child Protection Services for help. They in turn brought the boys to the Casa Dorca. Here they receive love and care, their needs are met, they have the opportunity to go to school and they hear about a God who loves them and who will not abandon them. Manuel’s parents seems to have some mental disabilities and these appear to have carried over to their sons. Manuel has integrated well at the Casa Dorca, however, is trying to adjust to his new life at the orphanage
Saraswati’s family is Hindu, from the Lodha tribe. Her family is very poor, not possessing any land of their own. Due to the family’s poverty it was arranged for Saraswati to come and live at the Ambassadors Kids Home, a Christian orphanage which strives to provide for the basic needs of the children, to educate them, and to tell them about Jesus.
Pramila’s father is sick and unable to work. Her mother is the only person in the family earning an income. She is a day-laborer and does not bring in enough money to support her husband and her three daughters. Pramila’s family has recently turned from Hinduism to Christianity. They heard about the Ambassadors Kids Home, a Christian orphanage, and on Decmber 15, 2014 Pramila went to live there. The orphanage strives to provide for the basic needs of the children, to educate them, and teach them the Gospel.
V. Pandian’s father died and his mother is working as a laborer. She is very poor and cannot adequately care for Pandian. Due to this poverty, it was arranged for him to come and live in the Joy’s Children Home. Here Pandian receives love and care, his needs are met, he receives an education, and perhaps most importantly, he hears about Jesus. Pandian’s favorite subject in school is Science. He enjoys singing and playing games. His dream is to become a doctor.
Ravali’s father is a daily wage laborer who earns a very minimum earning which is not at all sufficient for all in family. Nadna’s mother who was having very poor health and due to their poverty could not take care of their medical expenses finally died in complicated relapse typhoid in September, 2012 leaving the whole family in deep sorrow and father could not take care of the family and children properly feeding them even two times in a day. In this condition without having any hope or finances to educate her, she was brought into SCH Home. Ever since she was brought to the SCH she is a happy girl and enjoys learning. She is in Class- 10.
Father Kondaiah and mother Ysamma are very poor come from a remote village. On top of that her father is a heavy drunkard. His frustration in life led him to illicit relationships with other women for illegal works of drugs and other things. MeesalaVaralakshmi has two more elder sisters whose fate are already in dark. They have already got married and gone away at very young age. Her mother brought her to Pastor Stephenson and asked if she could join the Sarah Children’s Home so she had a chance at life and education. She is in Class- VIII and loves to learn now. She loves the Sarah Children Home, because it gave her a chance at a better life.
After father’s death for last nine years the mother was toiling between daily manual works as maid servant in different houses and sometimes working as daily waged worker in farm fields. Unfortunately, she was infected with HIV and later died of it on July,1st,2010. Due to the ill health of his mother, Lokesh had to discontinue his study and then go as cleaning boy in the road side hotel to sustain the life of his mother. Sister and himself. The sister is infected with HIV due to blood transfusions in hospital. Lokesh who was then staying with his Aunt was directed by Principal of St. Joseph to take him to SCH Home. This fully orphan Regalla was immediately checked up and was found to be HIV negative. He was taken into SCH Home, where he started school.
N. Bhanu is an unfortunate child who is deprived of normal life like any other child. Her father is an alcoholic and HIV patient. His lungs and liver are non-functional. His death is evident and predictable. But his wife and children are HIV Negative. Mother is a daily wage worker who earns Rs. 75 per day. NuthakiBhanu’s father and his mother (grand mother of Bhanu ) do not like N. Bhanu at all because she is a girl. She is terribly abused and often beaten to blue. The child is scared to live in their home, and in this condition her mother approached Pastor Stephenson to consider her case. She has made great progress at the SCH and is entering better life. She enjoys attending school.
Ganga’s family is Hindu, from the Lodha tribe. Her family is very poor, not possessing any land of their own. Due to the
family’s poverty it was arranged for Ganga to come and live at the Gilgal Children’s Home, a Christian orphanage which strives to provide for the basic needs of the children, to educate them, and to tell them about Jesus.
Jehoiada’s father is a poor missionary and his mother does not work outside of the home. Jehoiada recently completed the eighth grade, which is considered the elementary education in India. Jehoiada’s parents do not have enough finances to be able to send him to high school. Now that he is living at the Gilgal Children Home, a Christian orphanage in West Bengal, India, he is able to continue his education, starting in the 9th grade, and receive proper living conditions and nutritious food.