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

When It Rains, It Pours

When It Rains, It Pours

For years the monsoon has not been very beneficial in India. There has been massive drought. THEN this year it has come with an over abundance of rain. Prakash has had considerable flooding in staff housing and RGI. The RGI girls have done a superb job of helping to...

I Can’t Believe It

I Can’t Believe It

We just received a report that the Prakash campus was hit by a terrible rain and windstorm. It just seems that they are being  attacked from all side. Most of the campus maintenance personal was on leave so other staff and their children stepped up to the plate...

We Are Home . . . They Have Water

We Are Home . . . They Have Water

After one day in Mumbai before a VERY long trip home, we are safely back in Montana. Not every thing on our agenda was completed, but we feel Prakash is in a good place. Students will return in a few days and things will be humming on the campuses. Just when we landed...

Slowly, Slowly

Slowly, Slowly

This Journal is stories of we have undertaken while here in India. Many had to be put on hold due to the fact that we may need to drill a new well. God knew this would happen so we are trying not to be discouraged. Loren had a former employee come for tea so he could...

HELP!!! No Water

HELP!!! No Water

We awoke this morning to NO water and found that the bore well is sucking sand. This is HUGE tragedy. Due to the hot weather many wells are dry. Mangala told me she has not had corporate water in her home for the last nine days. There is some water in the open well...

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...

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