The angel at the empty tomb told the women, “He is not here; for he has been raised, as he said. Come, see . . . then go quickly and tell…” (Matthew 28:6-7a) THE GPMO Board would like to thank you for your financial and prayer support of Grace and Peace Mission to Orissa. It is our great privilege to “come and see, go and tell” about the exciting things that God is doing in this corner of His world.
There are currently 128 children living at the Nanda orphanage. Because of the generosity of many people, there are only 21 children who are not currently sponsored. Just $15/month ($180/year), helps provide food, clothing and education for a child. That is an amazing investment!
We also have 11 of 16 pastors of tribal churches sponsored. The pastor sponsorship is $35 per month ($420/year), which enables a local pastor to provide for his family and do the work of the Lord in his community.
In recent months, GPMO has been able to provide some much-needed improvements at the orphanage. A well was dug which is deep enough to sustain the orphanage during dry
seasons, and a new irrigation system makes it possible to plant crops.
A fence is currently being built around the perimeter of the 7-acre compound to protect the crops from animals. We hope to eventually purchase livestock- another important step toward helping the orphanage become self-sustaining.
GPMO purchased an auto rickshaw. This is used to transport people and supplies to and from the orphanage, leprosy community, schools, etc. It is also used for ministry in the community.
A group, led by Director Hemant Tandi and Graham Upton of Faith Bible Church, will be going to Orissa from July 15-30. Please keep them and the entire ministry in prayer.