Gospel for Asia launched its “Hope to Forgotten Ones” Christmas campaign last week in an effort to save thousands of Asia’s poorest children from a life of misery – through sharing the gift of Jesus Christ’s “love and hope.”
Gospel for Asia, the missionary agency founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan, seeks to minimize the tens of millions of children living under unspeakable neglect on the streets of South Asia and to rescue the most destitute from a life of misery and hopelessness.
“The reality is that Asia’s unwanted and forgotten children want love and hope far more than anything else this Christmas, and we can give them the wonderful, heartwarming gift of hope,” Yohannan expressed in a press release.
Undermining children’s worth
Children who have been repeatedly abused, rejected by their parents and abandoned to fend for themselves are considered the “unwanted” children of Asia – a growing population of youth subjected to crippling poverty … with many having to scavenge through heaps of rat-infested garbage to find food after working exhaustive hours in sweatshops under dangerous work conditions for just pennies a day.
“While most children across the West excitedly unwrap their gifts this Christmas, millions of children in Asia will spend Christmas Day like every other day – rummaging through the trash for scraps of food or recyclable metals,” Yohannan informed…
Learn more about how generosity can change lives. Gifts like pigs, bicycles and sewing machines break the cycle of poverty and show Christ’s love to impoverished families in Asia. One gift can have a far-reaching impact, touching families and rippling out to transform entire communities.
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