Blog: Asia

Education is Key for Future

Villagers have rallied together for the cause of their children and grandchildren. With great hope on the horizon for future generations, GHNI-Myanmar shares their latest experiences in the village.

School Construction Continues

Working with the Afghanistan government to build a school for Sheldon Village, the GHNI-Afghanistan and the village children are anxiously awaiting its completion. With spring and better weather around the corner, all are filled with hope. Here’s the latest on the school’s construction.

Sheldon Village*, Afghanistan

“Work on the school in central Afghanistan has been progressing well, although at a slower pace. It has not been without its problems, but overall the progress has been good.

Newly Born Hope

Central Asia

Swelling with new life, pregnant women in a hard to reach region of Central Asia experienced mixed emotions in previous years. There was joy and hope at the expectation of a child, but they also feared the real possibility of death – either their own or the death of their newborn baby. Their villages historically reported a high mortality rate for newborns and birth mothers.

High School Student Gives Back

Transformational Community Development (TCD) is all about the community leading their own change. In this story recently shared with us by GHNI-India, we were encouraged to see that age doesn’t matter when it comes to serving one’s community!

Jatapara Village, India

“We have been able to train the committee and they are able to see the importance of TCD. 

Students Achieve Top Honors

After several months and many obstacles, villagers are seeing positive outcome from the after school tutoring class in U Village. GHNI-Sri Lanka is excited to share about their most recent visit to the class.

The Power of Technology over Poverty

Jharkhand Computer Institute, India

Miss Baha wondered how she would help her family afford food and other daily needs. She didn’t have the skills needed to acquire a decent-paying job; when she heard about the Jharkhand Computer Institute, she grabbed the opportunity. She didn’t know anything about computers and English was a major challenge. This center was established by GHNI to educate in computers and English as a tool for income generation in this diverse region of the world.

New Manager Plans Exhibition

With a new manager running the show, GHNI-Afghanistan is looking forward to new things in store for this community sanctuary. GHNI leaders share the newest happenings:


Garden of Hope and Peace, Afghanistan

“The new Manager of the Garden of Peace and Hope has successfully completed his first month with GHNI. We are pleased with him and the work he has been doing. He has had a busy month learning the work and planning an exhibition that will take place in February.

Slavery Prevention Class

As lessons begin in BT Village and the community embraces the challenge of becoming self-sustainable through GHNI’s Transformational Community Development (TCD), women gather for lessons on how to avoid getting trapped into slavery. Here’s an encouraging update from Nepal’s Slavery Prevention Trainer:

Catalytic Partnerships in China

Our efforts in China have been some of the most challenging in GHNI’s history. As we seek to bring help and hope to some of the most hidden and hurting in the world, the political atmosphere in this great country has posed many obstacles. However, the passion of GHNI and our valued in-country partners continues to ignite the possibilities of making a difference in the lives of those Chinese so desperately in need of a transformed life.

Unity Through Village Projects

Nepal’s National Leader shares an inspiring story of how the community of BT Village came together in the beginning stages of Transformational Community Development. Thanks to Bijay’s initiative, the villagers will continue to unite.