Saturday, December 13, 2008

Children's Home

Children constitute about 38% of the Indian population. Hundreds of thousands of them are at the receiving end of exploitation and abuse. Every third malnourished child in the world is Indian. 63 million children in the age group of 6 – 14 are out of school. ALFA seeks to meet the educational, emotional and physical needs of poor and orphan children. ALFA campus in Bangalore, India is home to 32 children most of whom have been orphaned, abandoned, or abused. ALFA children are provided a caring place to live, food to eat, and an education.

Currently we have 31 children in residence (22 boys and 9 girls).

82 children have been part of the children’s home over the years.

40 additional children have participated on a temporary basis.

More than 3500 children have participated in VBS sessions as of October 2011

5 have attended the discipleship center.

9 are attending college.

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