Covenant Social Services, working in the Bihar region of India, is seeking to be part of long lasting development in multiple aspects of the local communities. This is done through a variety of ways such as providing micro-loans, education, practical training, and partnerships with local authorities. Committed specifically to those who are in the greatest need in these communities CSS prioritizes single mothers and their children but also partners with other members of the community.
Training and equipping women and children with job skills and micro-loans is a huge part of bringing about real community development and transformation in these poor and often male-dominated areas. Recently, 25 women have completed their sewing training with 8 already taking orders from their neighbors. These women become skilled in making and repairing clothing which will lead to a more stable income for themselves and their family. Continue Reading »