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

Inauguration of Burn Pit

Inauguration of Burn Pit

I walked into the offices on Thursday and saw that the new employee had added something to the calendar white board.  Too cute to not write about. They were so excited. This Journal will be mostly pictures, they will tell the story. Staff almost had a...

PBI and RGI Wedding

PBI and RGI Wedding

There is nothing more exciting than to have a dream come true. One of the dreams for Prakash's ministry is to have healthy Christian marriages of the young people who graduate from the two Institutes. I was privileged to attend the marriage of a PBI graduate and an...

Family Comfort

Family Comfort

Wanting to make a visit to Meenu, Joy's widow, while Lorin was here was a priority. We made the trek with Moses driving because we had never been to this orphanage. We had tea and were able to love on Meenu and her two grown children. Also Joy's elderly father is...

Joy Is No More

Joy Is No More

The phone rang last night from India. Not good news, ”Joy is no more.” This is the Indian expression of death. Satish “JOY” Meshramkar succumbed to a massive heart attack at 5 am India time. Joy was the General Director of Prakash and second in...

Women’s Day at RGI

Women’s Day at RGI

Yesterday was International Women's Day, Nupi wrote this wonderful report about RGI. “It is so good to have girls back on campus. During the last year or so we tried our level best to make them happy and to impart knowledge to the fullest to them. Even though they may...



MATCHMAKER, MATCHMAKER, MAKE ME A MATCH …….” One of the reasons for the establishment of RGI eleven years ago was the hope that what this story is about might happen . . . Christian marriages. Nupi wrote a precious story of “MATCHMAKING.” “I am happy to inform you...

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