Philipraj's Story

May 9, 2017 --- Philipraj is a kind and intelligent 21-year-old. He is always ready to give a smile to anyone he encounters. No one would suspect that he has experienced great sorrow in his life. Philipraj is the youngest of three children. 

CERI Celebrates 100 Strong Mothers

April 2, 2017 --- CERI celebrated 100 mothers in India who are raising their children in a healthy way, laying a strong foundation for their entire community. At a unique family-strengthening event, mothers from the urban resettlement slum of Madhanpur Khadar were celebrated. This slum is prone to child trafficking, crime, drug abuse, poverty and unemployment.

"Would you bring me a Bible?"

December 29, 2016 --- I was at the summer camp for Orphanage #2 with a volunteer team conducting VBS for the children. We were getting ready to leave and everyone was giving and receiving last minute hugs and when a 12 year old boy, with deep blue eyes, blonde hair and a face full of freckles came up to me...