Working in School and Not in the Fields

The J. Calvitt Clarke Home keeps children from having to labor

Luis Boudret, our Director of International Programs, visits the J. Calvitt, Clarke Home in India, which is named after the father of our founder, Jeanne Clarke Wood. About the J. Calvitt Clarke Home  “The town of Dornakal, located about 100 miles east of Hyderabad in the southeastern Indian state of Telangana, is a region where poverty is extensive, especially in years when droughts destroy the rice harvest. Since so many families cannot adequately provide for […]

Loving Their Time at Grace Aaron

Sponsored children in India immensely enjoy the child care center they attend

As he continues his visits to our affiliated sites in India, Luis Bourdet visits the Grace Aaron Child Care Center, where students are very happy to be in attendance. “The town of Burgampahad, in the southeastern Indian state of Telangana, is where the Grace Aaron Child Care Center is located,” explained Luis Bourdet. “Within this rice-producing region, which is susceptible to crop-destroying flooding and droughts, thousands of field laborers earn very low wages. Due to […]

A Need for Beds at Lou Ann Long

Children sleep on small mats on the floor at our affiliated site

As our Director of International Programs Luis Bourdet continues his travels in India visiting our affiliated sites in the country, he tells us about the Lou Ann Long Girls’ Hostel, in which children in our program are in need of beds and linens for a comfortable night’s rest. About the Lou Ann Long GIRLS’ HOSTEL “The small town of Yadgiri, where the Lou Ann Long Girls’ Hostel is located, is in the southern Indian state […]

Improving the Chandrakal Boarding Home in India

Thanks to our donors, we have been able to help with renovations

It has been almost six years since our Director of International Programs, Luis Bourdet, has had the opportunity to return to our affiliated sites in India to meet with our volunteer coordinators and sponsored children there. Thankfully, this past October, he was able to make the trip along with our International Programs Specialist, Yefiny Mena, who was seeing India for the first time. They started their journey by visiting the Chandrakal Boarding Home, a long-time […]

Learning English at an Early Age

The English Medium Hostel in India prepares children for the future

As our Director of International Programs Luis Bourdet continues his visits to our affiliated India, we hear about his visit to the English Medium Hostel, where the english language is a focus in learning. Welcome to Dornakal “Within the Dornakal Diocese, Children Incorporated provides support to six programs. One is a childcare center and five are homes or hostels, including the English Medium Hostel. All our affiliated sites are administered by the Church of South […]

A Doctor Giving Back in India

A Higher Education Success Story

While visiting our affiliated sites in India this past fall, our Director of International Programs, Luis Bourdet, met with Chinna Ramavath, who is now Dr. Ramavath, thanks to support he received from our Higher Education Fund. Today, Luis recounts his time meeting with Chinna while in Guntur in October, in which Chinna caught him up on what his life is like now thanks to support from Children Incorporated. “Chinna was one of the first enrolled […]