Rose of Sharon Children’s Home
Tamil Nadu, India
Current phase of support:
3 Double Orphans
(Served through school, feeding programs, rehabilitation, etc.)
Tamil Nadu is one of 29 states in India.
50,220 SQ. MILE 77,881,463 POP.
Tamil Nadu is the eleventh-largest state in India by area and the sixth-most populous. The state was ranked sixth among states in India according to the Human Development Index in 2011, with the second-largest state economy. Tamil Nadu was ranked as one of the top seven developed states in India. Its official language is Tamil, which is one of the longest-surviving classical languages in the world.
Tamil Nadu is home to many natural resources. In addition, its people have developed and continue classical arts, classical music, and classical literature. Historic buildings and religious sites include Hindu temples of Tamil architecture, hill stations, beach resorts, multi-religious pilgrimage sites, and eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Rose of Sharon Children's Home offers a safe and happy place for the lost and hurting children of India.
Rose of Sharon Children's Home is under the Althea International Ministry, a pioneer evangelistic ministry with church planting and charitable works in India and Tanzania.
They have established several churches and the Rose of Sharon Children's Home in India. They are currently trying to establish a training center to reach the UPGs of the Karnataka state. Their main mission through this ministry is to exalt God, quip the church, and evangelize the world.
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.
4 prominent issues
Issues have been identified by children who have faced or escaped these struggles in their region of the world.
Many children are abandoned due to poverty or a disability. Rose of Sharon Children's Home takes in the most vulnerable and gives them a place to belong.
The Indian government backed a survey of 125000 children in Thirteen states. Of the children interviewed, more than half (53%) said that they had been subjected to one or more forms of sexual abuse. Over 20% of those interviewed said they were subjected to severe forms of abuse.
In India an NGO survey revealed that 63.6 % of patients coming in for treatment were introduced to drugs at a young age below 15 years. According to another report 13.1% of the people involved in drug and substance abuse in India, are below 20 years.
According to the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) alcohol consumption in India has risen by 55% over the past few years.
The home consists of a cement and brick building to provide the children with a warm and safe place to stay. The building has electrical wiring and a pour flush latrine for the children to use. It also has a protected dug well and a public tab to provide water to the home.
The children in the home have access to a private physician and appropriate medical care if the need arises. They also receive three meals a day, but are still in need of support to guarantee all their nutritional needs are met.
The children are involved with weekly Bible lessons and church on Sundays. The staff makes sure that the children's walk with the Lord is a top priority in the home!
The children attend either public or private school off campus. The home is serious when it comes to the education of it's children. A great education means a solid foundation for the children's future as they grow older and take the world on their own.