India

Grassroot Change in the Gospel

World Challenge Staff

Doors for the gospel are being opened through people’s obedience to Christ’s command to love God and love our neighbors as ourselves.

In early 2021, eight ministry leaders in Southern India began to learn about holistic ministry. They quickly realized that the approach we were showing them could have great benefits and impact in the poor communities around them.

Women Growing in Faith and Strength

Rachel Chimits

World Challenge’s partners in India are working to help widows and their daughters discover the hope and purpose God has for their lives.

Amara* was crushed when her husband died from COVID-19 in April. She was left to support her two children as well as their grandmother alone. As if the grief and being the home’s sole source of income weren’t enough, she also had to contend with enormous medical bills from her husband’s hospitalization.

Unexpected and Gracious Gifts

Rachel Chimits

World Challenge’s partners are supporting Christians in India who are in need, especially those struck by tragedy.

Jeevika* and her husband were on a trip to the market to buy fruit; they were looking for watermelon for the family, especially their two daughters to enjoy. 

Breaking the Law with the Word

Rachel Chimits

As the pandemic tightens India’s borders, laws are potentially going to be passed that could make life for believers even harder. 

Fardeen* is a retired teacher and widower with a son and a daughter. A model citizen, he holds a respected position in the community and has always been concerned with school legislation and the education system in India. 

Stitching a New Future

Rachel Chimits

In India, God is reaching out and providing for families in need through some of the simplest means: career training for women.

One young lady in India shared with our team her daily struggles for the last couple years, which were sadly exacerbated by the pandemic.