Whoever welcomes a little child like this in my name welcomes me. (Matthew 18:5)
These words of Jesus are the clarion call of the Church to the children of this generation.
Bridge of Hope: Bringing Hope to Children in Need
Child labour, which forfeits the basic education of a child, is one of the gravest issues in developing nations. Unicef estimates, 44 million children between 5-14 years old in South Asia alone are engaged in child labour.
Believers Church’s Bridge of Hope provides free education, health care, nutritious food and school supplies for these underprivileged children. This holistic development focuses on equipping these children not only to grow into responsible citizens, but also to reach their potential.
Bridge of Hope caters to the needs of 60,000 children through 525 project centers.
Street Children’s Home: The Project “Shelter” for the Homeless
There are several million run away children between the ages of 5-17 independently living in the streets. The Church has a government-approved and licensed home in New Delhi which is a haven to these deserted and strayed homeless children. There they receive physical and psychological health care, an education and parental affection. Whenever possible they pursue restoring these children to their parents.
Gypsy School: Educating the Children of Nomads
A Primary school based in Tenkasi, Tamil Nadu provides residential care to children of nomadic groups, giving the promise of a bright future. Personal attention is the key to developing their skills, social responsibility, ethical values and moral discipline in these children.