Giving Hope
Changing Lives


That’s only $60 a month that will change a student’s life forever!

Prakash for India needs your help TODAY to give young, marginalized Indian nationals vocational training, leadership development and life skills education to put them on a better path to live with hope and dignity.


Educational and Vocational Programs:

Provides training in skilled trades so our students can sustain themselves and live with dignity.

Leadership Development:

Equips our students to grow and duplicate themselves to become a significant developmental force for their country.

STARTING POINT Discipleship Program:

Shares the love and grace of Jesus Christ and teaches our students Christian principles so they can live with

Resources for Repairs and Maintenance:

Maintains our facilities and keeps them in proper working order.

Will You Partner With Us?

Further the vision for Prakash and commit to supporting a student today.

Sustained donations enable us to strategically expand and provide innovative tools and resources to our students, staff, and surrounding communities.

Our Mission

For nearly 45 years, Prakash for India has been equipping young Indian men and women with marketable skills to become godly business owners, spouses, parents and leaders in their communities living self-reliant lives with hope and dignity.

Our History

In 1961, Vernon and Mildred Hart traveled to Kodaikanal, South India for a short-term missions assignment.  In the process, Harts fell in love with India’s people. They developed a burden for those in poverty who had no visible means of acquiring a trade ….

Journal Entries

Yippee! Diya’s Baby is Here

Yippee! Diya’s Baby is Here

Baby 6lbs. 3 oz. “Today I visited the Govt Medical College to see the baby and Diya. Baby is in incubator and Diya was all alone on the bed, the reason was no men allowed in that ward. Thankfully, I had arranged an ambulance and have given him an advance for when she...

Emergency Update

Emergency Update

Nupi has sent us a very nice update on all the flood damage and recovery at the Prakash campus. Our boys have also helped the Muir Hospital clean up. The hospital’s director is on our Prakash India Board. Thankfully we were able to lend a hand. The response from all...

NOTICE !!!  Address Change

NOTICE !!! Address Change

In an effort to facilitate our transition, we are changing the Prakash for India mailing address away from our home Also we want to formally introduce Loren's personal assistant, Angela. She has been on staff for over three years, but is now taking on many more of...

Inspiring Lives

Inspiring Lives

This is a little late, but I just had to share. Dr. Suresh had another report about the HANDCART that needed repair. “We are continuing working on the handcart, as I was helping in the process to Mr Atul and Mr. Satish we find out that we have to change the all rings...

New Computer Lab

New Computer Lab

Rachel has written a long awaited report about the new computer lab for the PBI (boys). The Government is now requiring that ALL students have computer training in their trade. “Hello Everyone, Yesterday was an eventful day for all of us at Prakash. Most of the staff...

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