Prakash Journal

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...

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Rachel wrote a wonderful report about the activities at Prakash. she didn’t mention it but all the boys were in attendance too. “International Women’s Day was celebrated on March 10, 2023 at Prakash Institutes of India. The girls arranged a short program to make the...

We Are Home

We Are Home

Leaving Prakash was VERY difficult. Loren said that he didn’t want a big send-off, but Suresh and Shini came. So we had a “family” picture. We have known the girls since babies and Nupi and Suresh lived with us for 3 months when they were first married. The RGI girls...

A Few Tidbits

A Few Tidbits

Always in the list of things to do is a visit to all the PBI classrooms. I had visited the girls at RGI several times but had not gotten over to the Trade Center. The boys are always so fun to see. I told them that they looked so handsome in their new uniforms....

Of Course, It Would Happen Now

Of Course, It Would Happen Now

The weather has been sooo HOT and during the night we had a thunderstorm that was almost freakish. It felt like the building was being hit by lightning. I said, “Lord, could you not have done all this at 8 am instead of 4:30 am?” It did make is much cooler, but the...

I Hugged Aarti and Diya

I Hugged Aarti and Diya

A village trip is always on our agenda. Last year it was just TOO hot (118 degrees) to go, so even though it is the hottest February in 100 years in India we still went out to two Pardhi villages. My desire was to give some motherly comfort and love to two orphan...

Another Guest Has Arrived

Another Guest Has Arrived

Erik, a Pausa Board member actually arrived before the 50th Celebration, but I was so busy I didn’t have time to write a Journal about it. Soooo Here goes. Again, there was a “Hearty Welcome” from all the students with a garland, songs and a fabulous dance by the...

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