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