Many people are refugees in their own countries. They have been forced to leave their homes because of war, violence, or persecution because they are of a particular ethnic group or religion. In India some Christian tribes have been forced out of their villages because of their religion.
Tuin is a refugee in her own country—she is called an Internally Displaced Person or IDP. She and her family were forced to leave their home and are trying to make a new life. The Hindustani Covenant Church is helping Tuin and her family.
Tuin and her little sister Rinki were sick when they arrived, but thanks to the HCC health clinic they are each doing much better. Rinki is among fifty-four children who are learning the basics of education at the HCC learning center. Tuin says her sister loves to learn. The teachers are kind and Rinki also receives healthy food at the learning center. Tuin is learning to sew. She says, “My mom and I are learning how to sew at the center.
We are already sewing dresses for ourselves and others. Being able to sew will mean we can make money for our family.”
“My father Dusa is a farmer. The Hindustani Covenant Church leased land to my father so that he and others could plant crops. My father sold the crops at the market and made enough money to pay for the land and have money for our family. I am grateful for the help we have received from the Hindustani Covenant Church. My family and I have made many new friends and now we are a part of the church as well. My favorite day is Sunday when we all worship together.” Continue Reading »