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An Update on Ashraya, Our Ministry to Widows

One of our most vital programs is Ashraya, our longstanding ministry to widows. Through Ashraya — a word that means “shelter” in Sanskrit — we currently care for 26 widows, the majority of whom live within a rickshaw ride of … Continue reading

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God: the “Father of Orphans, Champion of Widows”

Last night I scrolled through the pictures and profiles of the widows that we care for in Visakhapatnam. While doing so, my mind (and heart) made the leap to James 1:27, and I was reminded once again of the “pure … Continue reading

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Three Vision Nationals’ Christmas Parties

This year we had many celebrations in honor of Christmas and Christ’s birth. Enjoy these photos from our celebrations: The first was in Odisha State with some of the church planters that are joining our network. It was a blessed … Continue reading

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Christmas for Pallati

Ashraya is our ministry to widows like Pallati. Pallati came to Vizag from a small town. Her husband left her many years ago when her two children were small. She came to Vizag looking for work, a place to live, … Continue reading

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Saramma’s Story

At Vision Nationals, we take serious Christ’s command to care for widows. We do this through Ashraya – our ministry to widows. While every woman’s story is unique, they all share a rejection and abandonment by family that has left … Continue reading

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