India - Prakash Institute
Loren and Sylvia Eckhardt
Ministry Description: Prakash Institute empowers marginalized young Indian men and women by teaching them marketable trades and life skills so they can build self-reliant, spiritually vibrant, transformed lives. The Institute equips young Indian men with vocational skills and life skills so they can earn a living, be healthy, live faithfully, and be leaders in their homes and communities. The Ruth Girls Institute prepares young women with vocational and life skills so they can live healthy, self-sustaining, godly lives.
Facts About the Region: India numbers more than 1.15 billion people living within an area one-third the size of the United States. Hindi is the national language with 23 official languages and more than 1,600 spoken dialects.
2011 Prakash Institute - Pastoral Visit