One of the core pillars of Mukti Mission Inc. is its commitment to education. Recognizing the transformative power of education, the organization has established numerous initiatives to ensure access to quality education for children from disadvantaged backgrounds. By building schools, providing scholarships, and developing innovative educational programs, Mukti Mission Inc. enables children to realize their full potential. The organization also promotes digital literacy, equipping students with essential skills for the 21st century. By introducing technology in classrooms and offering training programs, Mukti Mission Inc. prepares children for the digital age, opening doors to new opportunities and empowering them to succeed in the modern world.
Despite there being three Orchard Project homes in one Indian state, some children still move far from their homes and families when they are taken to one of Mukti’s Orchard Projects. This was the case for a young boy named Rajesh* who was taken to Orchard Project: Cherry when he was 10 years old. The home is in a large city, so as well as being geographically far from his home in the hills, it was also worlds apart from the village life he was used to. Mr. AP, one of the house-parents, tells Rajesh’s story. Rajesh found moving to the city very difficult, he especially struggled with his studies and concentrating throughout the school day. Most 10-year-old children prefer not to concentrate in school
There are hundreds of little girls who have walked through the gates of the Mission knowing nothing of what the future holds for them. Praise God for His work of continuous transformation into His likeness and where the opportunity of a bright hope and a future is afforded to each child. This is the story of Shewta* and Sangita* two such children facing the uncertainties of the future. Sunil* developed a brain tumor which unfortunately was not treated properly, and after 4 months in the hospital died, leaving his wife with the responsibility of working and looking after their children. The youngest child fell very ill and the mother could no longer look after her family. To lose loved ones through illness or accident can
In Her Own Words The story of the Pandita Ramabai is powerful as one woman saw needs around her, addressed them, and influenced and impacted the nation of India for 132 years and counting! You have not stumbled on this story by chance. It is not fate. It is the power of Truth that brings you here and will go with you to transform your life as Pandita Ramabai transformed so many lives in her day. But depending altogether on our Father God, we have nothing to fear, nothing lose, and nothing to regret. The Lord is our Inexhaustible Treasure! – Pandita Ramabai Pandita Ramabai was: an unusual saint-like self-sacrificing “mother” to several thousand unfortunate, ill-treated child widows and destitute orphans. She started schools and the
Sunita* is a beautiful 12-year-old girl, fully enjoying life at the Mission. She is a joy to see around the campus and has a smile that would brighten up even the worst of days. Unfortunately, Sunita was born to unmarried parents. Having a child out of wedlock carries heavy social shame in most parts of India. The social stigma brought about by Sunita’s birth would have been extremely heavy for Sunita’s mother. And nothing is known of her father. Bearing the guilt of her baby’s illegitimate birth, Sunita’s mother handed her and all her birthrights over to an institute. She didn’t want to live the rest of her life stained, and so sought to keep her daughter’s birth a secret. Sunita has never known her