As we begin this new venture, both the house parties and reaching the youth, we hope to spread the word about what God is doing in India and the opportunities to spread the Gospel to the Untouchables, and other low caste. In the process, we desire to discover new partners, continue to fund the work, and inspire a passion for missions in the next generation.
Today, we have four tailoring schools running in villages in northern India with more coming this year. Every six months, a class graduates, and we give the graduates a chance to be a part of our elephant project. We want to give every woman the opportunity to support themselves financially.
Aan gathered with his neighbors both men and women from all over the region packed in the clearing of one village. An air of expectancy hung over the crowd so thickly that he could feel it. Today was a day that would change their lives. Today
was their graduation, and today was the day they would all return home and begin something new.
Kamu squeezed into the tiny room for one final class. Tomorrow would be her graduation, and today she had the task of sewing her very own graduation uniform…
Once the sand layers were separated into piles, Wafiq folded a tarp several times to mix the excess materials into concrete. Electricity would have made mixing much less difficult, but that was a luxury Wafiq had never had.
The fall India Discovery Fair is our biggest event every year. People come from all over the Greater Seattle Region including our supporters, their neighbors, and a number of Indian heritage families.
Our “East Indian Discovery Fair” is now the India Discovery Fair! We have two fair events a year. The time of year determines where our fair takes place. In Spring, we set up in Bellevue or the East Side and in the Fall we are always at Grace Community Church in Auburn. Time is always 6:30-9:00 pm. Check our menu at the top of the page for more information about this season’s fair.
“What if we brought Bethany and Anika together in a project that would be mutually beneficial to people in two different countries?”
The garments I wear now are already sticking to my skin and soaked through with sweat and grime in several places. Both my younger sisters would love a chance to splash around in the old plastic tub we found in the rubbage heap awhile back, washing the filth and grime away and getting rid of that
all-persistent stink that clings to our clothes.
When she finished her routine, the chanting and jeering continued for some time before they figured out that she had finished with her street act. Almost sullenly, the crowd broke up, mostly men, and continued with the business that had brought them…