Blog: India

Ending Poverty One Villager at a Time

No matter where you live, poverty exists.  What we see on our national news, it is just the glimpse of the extreme poverty in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.  Much of the world’s poverty is hidden, covered or ignored in our modern existence.  It is too much for us to bear!

GHNI workers cannot turn away from the realities. Our field workers walk daily alongside hidden and hurting communities. They watch as villages transform before their eyes.  There is a solution to poverty and it lies within villagers; it lies within those currently living in poverty.

Learning to Think Sustainably

Part of sustainable development for the villagers who work with us is learning to change their way of thinking—“Will this sustain me today?” to “Will this sustain me for a lifetime?”  These two villages have been making great progress, according to GHNI-India’s leaders, who have shared these transformational stories…

 

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. 

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.

Can Dolly Achieve Her Dreams?

Living in a western society, many children have dreams and the opportunity to make those dreams a reality. The GHNI India team shares the harsh reality of dream fulfilment in the government-run village school in Dhoker Jhara.

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