Abundant Life
FOR ALL PEOPLES. 

We minister Christ's hope and healing to children, families and communities struggling with disabilities in South Asia.

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South Asia's
People

  • 1.7 billion population

  • 400 million living in poverty 

  • 900 million+ Hindus

  • 500 million+ Muslims

  • Less than 5% Christian

  • 3,000+ unreached people groups 

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South asians
with disabilities

  • 70-100 million with disabilities

  • 2 million leprosy affected

  • 2.4 million HIV/AIDS affected

  • Poverty is rampant among them.

  • Disability services, special education, and jobs virtually nonexistent.

"Social ostracization remains rampant leading to poverty, and it is itself fueled by poverty." 

 

Review of Evidence on Disability Programmes in South Asia, Almatas Institute of Human Development, 2019

THE CONTEXT
OUR APPROACH

The multifaceted challenges faced by South Asians with disabling conditions require Christ-centered, multifaceted, sustainable solutions that equip and empower individuals with disabilities, their families, and communities.

Five Key Program Areas
H.E.A.L.S

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Health

Rehabilitation services,
nutrition, disability
prevention and
awareness programs.

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Enviroment

Accessible village
demonstration projects
and environmental care
projects.

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Academics

Residential services,
scholarships, tutoring,
computer and English
training

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Livelihoods

Livelihoods training, microfinance, and
Sustainable Livelihood
Groups.

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Spiritual

Discipleship, leadership
development and
house church initiatives

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OUR RESULTS

Since 1997, over fifteen thousand disability-affected individuals and families from all faith backgrounds have experienced the love and dignity they deserve as image bearers of the Creator.

The experience has been transformational and has drawn many to become catalysts of abundant life in their communities.

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Underserved Communities Reached

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15K

Disability-Affected Families

Served

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8k

Provided job training, education, mobility aids, etc.

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"Abundant Life" House Fellowships Started