September 02, 2016

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September: India

This month we are going to India!

  • Capital: New Delhi
  • Population: 1.252 billion (2013)
  • Main Languages: Hindi, English (official languages) India has around 1650 different languages!
  • Major Religions: 80% Hindu, 13% Muslim, 2% Christian

DID YOU KNOW: The game Snakes and Ladders originated in India!

This month you are helping our partner in India:

Jatiyo Kristiyo Prochar Samity (JKPS)
Partner since 1977

JKPS works in the Indian state of West Bengal. West Bengal is densely populated and full of great ethic, social and economic diversity. Many families in West Bengal are faced with extreme poverty, oppression and exploitation on a daily basis.

JKPS has joined in the fight for the rights of all people. With a team of 60 National workers, JKPS brings holistic transformation to lives and communities through:

This month your gift will go towards JKPS’ Mobile Medical Services

JKPS has a medical program that delivers quality medical services to the poor living in rural areas of West Bengal and neighbouring states where medical services are inaccessible or of low quality. JKPS has developed a mobile medical unit with three built in clinics: general medical, eye and dental. There is a high demand for the mobile clinic in many remote communities. This month your gift will help expand this ministry and allow someone to receive the medical care they need in a remote area.

 

PLEASE PRAY: JKPS needs your prayers. Please pray for the health, encouragement and safety of their workers as they share the love of Christ. Pray for the people of West Bengal and for the leadership of India. Pray that those who are suffering would know that they are loved and would be taken care of. Pray that God would be known in India.


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