Kevin, Deborah and the SKM church team have written to tell us how they are coping now that all of India is in lock down. Churches cannot meet and the children’s homework club where the Grassroots sponsored children come every day is closed. But the children and families still need the food that your sponsorship […]
What a great team of volunteers visited Chennai to meet all the Grassroots sponsored children in Chennai. Kay has mashed together a video to give you a flavour… just from the photos and video clips taken at the time. Maybe you should be with us in 2021?
A few weeks ago many riverside dwellings were removed from around the church in Chennai. The houses were demolished and the area along the riverside has been bulldozed leaving the place a total mess. The river these houses were next to is very dirty with human waste and so the local government has a big […]
We have arrived in Chennai and it has been a full on day. After not sleeping for over 36 hours tiredness is beginning to set in. We had a fab time meeting people in the community and praying with them. The homes in the slum are very small just one room no bigger then box […]
Those visiting from the UK joined with our friends Kevin & Deborah and the lovely congregation at Sovereign King Mission Church for church this Sunday. Church in the middle of one of Chennai’s (India) toughest slums. The visitors were welcomed with traditional flower garlands. Very smelly. Tamil songs to Jesus sang with passion and gratitude. […]
Another day in Chennai India. More sponsored children interviewed today. We currently have many who Grassroots are looking for sponsors to step in the gap for. There is also a waiting list. Great to see some of the older guys really doing well at college they should be able to get good jobs when they […]
Tuesday: Busy day interviewing children in Chennai. Sorry I was rather caught up taking sponsorship photos so did not get many I can actually share with you. What an honour it is to help provide some basic life changing stuff for children and their families. Some of the stories make you weep, living conditions leave […]
Kevin & Deborah Kamalraj and their daughter Diane have been visiting the UK this week. They were invited to a wedding by their extended family (who paid for the air tickets) and so extended their stay to meet with us and visited church groups, individuals and schools that support the work they do in the […]