34 BOYS

44 GIRLS

72 DOUBLE ORPHANS

ORPHAN  CRISIS  IN  SOUTH ASIA

This particular part of South Asia has the largest child population in the world. Unfortunately, newest research shows that approximately 4% of the child population in this region are orphans. That’s 20 million children with no family, a number that is projected to increase by 2021. Orphaned children face extreme vulnerabilities, including sex trafficking, forced child labor, HIV/ AIDS, and substance abuse. Many children have lost their parents because of abandonment due to poverty, illness and death.

 

Even children with families in this part of South Asia face unimaginable hardships. Most do not attend school regularly, as they are pressured to go to work and earn money for their families. Health is also a struggle as early 2 million children born per year in this part of the world do not live to the age of 5. These issues, combined with an unbalanced caste system make orphaned children in South Asia most at risk.

AGAPE  CARE  HOME

Agape Care Home has been providing shelter, care, and support for the children affected by HIV/AIDS from poverty stricken families in this particular district in South Asia since August 2007. The home has since taken in children who are orphaned, abandoned, forced into labor, or neglected. Agape Care Home gives children a chance to go to school, hoping to give them a better future in spite of their vulnerability. The caretakers look for the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of the children residing there, giving them a home with hope and opportunity they wouldn’t have had elsewhere. On Serving Orphans Worldwide’s most recent visit, some of the older children told our representative that Agape feels like home.

Serving Orphans Worldwide travels to every orphanage we partner with to ensure needs are legitimate and 100% of funds distributed goes to the livelihood of the children.

PROMINENT  ISSUES

Abandonment

Parents abandon their children for many reasons. Some include poverty, gender preferences or disabilities.

Child Labor

Although laws exist in this part of South Asia against child labor, many children do not escape the adversities of working dangerous jobs. 

HIV/ AIDS

It is estimated that 70,000 children in this part of South Asia under 15 are infected with HIV. In many cases , children are infected at birth.

HOME

Agape Care Home is located in a rural area. It is comprised of 4 buildings which provide dormitories, a kitchen, a common hall, and offices. However, Agape Care is still in need of additional buildings for boys as well as those who are HIV positive.

EDUCATION

Agape Care Home sends their children to local public school. Allowing the children to attend school is a way of giving them their childhood back as well as hope for the future. Agape Care Home has seen success as children go out from their care to enroll at higher education colleges.

FAITH

The children all attend church, where the Gospel is presented clearly in ways that they can understand. Agape Care Home seeks to teach children how to reflect Christ in their daily lives. 

HEALTH

Children at Agape Care Home receive periodic medical exams and are taken to a doctor for any ailments or sicknesses. Since some children come to the home with HIV/AIDS, they take medication that would not otherwise be available to them.

SPONSOR THIS HOME

Agape Care South Asia – Sponsorship Needs

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This year, we have a goal to help improve the quality of care for these amazing children, and we need your help. Your gift will help provide education, a safe home, health, and adult mentors who can share the Love of Christ. Our promise to you is that 100% will go directly to the home.

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CHILDREN IN SOUTH ASIA IN NEED OF SPONSORSHIP

Hemchand 12 years old – South Asia

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Hemchand 12 years old – South Asia

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Hi I'm Hemchand!

Age 12 - 

I currently live in South Asia.
My favorite hobby is drawing and volleyball.
Profession I'd like to have when I grow up: Software Engineer.

 

 

 

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Porolin 20 years old – South Asia

Hi I'm Porolin! Age 20 -  I currently live in South Asia. My favorite hobby is…

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Porolin 20 years old – South Asia

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Hi I'm Porolin!

Age 20 - 

I currently live in South Asia.
My favorite hobby is craft work.
Profession I'd like to have when I grow up: Nurse - She is preparing for her entrance exam.

 

 

 

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Philip 12 years old – South Asia

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Philip 12 years old – South Asia

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Hi I'm Philip!

Age 12 - 

I currently live in South Asia.
My favorite hobby is singing and sports.
Profession I'd like to have when I grow up: Pastor

 

 

 

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Prishon 11 years old – South Asia

Hi I'm Prishon! Age 11 -  I currently live in South Asia. My favorite hobby is…

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Prishon 11 years old – South Asia

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Hi I'm Prishon!

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I currently live in South Asia.
My favorite hobby is outdoor sports.
Profession I'd like to have when I grow up: Software Engineer

 

 

 

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Taizan 16 years old – India

Hi I'm Taizan! Age 16 -  I currently live in South Asia. My favorite hobby is…

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Taizan 16 years old – India

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Hi I'm Taizan!

Age 16 - 

I currently live in South Asia.
My favorite hobby is singing and listening to music.
Profession I'd like to have when I grow up: Medical Worker

 

 

 

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Gnanaprakash 10 years old – South Asia

Hi I'm Gnanaprakash! Age 10 -  I currently live in South Asia. My favorite hobby is…

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Gnanaprakash 10 years old – South Asia

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Hi I'm Gnanaprakash!

Age 10 - 

I currently live in South Asia.
My favorite hobby is reading books and drawing.
Profession I'd like to have when I grow up: Policeman.

 

 

 

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