India's rural women are treated as second-class citizens from the day they are born until the day they die. They have no choices, simply because they are female. They receive less education, less medical care, and even less food.
Kathy serves as pastor to Friends Needing Friends Widow Ministry, a KGM local impact partner. She also serves as a KGM USA Volunteer Board Member who works tirelessly to ensure that every aspect of this ministry brings praise and glory to God alone.
Pastor Anju Simon leads a KGM Bible Church in Kerala, India and is Director of KGM India Women’s Ministries. Under her leadership, the Kerusomen Women's Ministry in India is growing and even flourishing. Empowering India’s at-risk women is a priority to Pastor Anju; she is absolutely determined to help India’s women in practical ways that will last from generation to generation.By the grace of God, we have the opportunity to intercede for India's women by supporting Pastor Anju's efforts to give them practical help and the and the much needed hope that is found only in Christ.
they ARE VALUABLE because God, their Father, loves them. Click the ISOS icon to learn more.
FARM ANIMALS Providing a starter flock of chickens or a female goat takes the worry women and widows have about a steady supply of healthy food for their children. One farm fresh egg a day can prevent stunting in children; goats milk and the soap that's made from it provide healthy protein and hygiene that keep illness at bay. The excess eggs and milk products can be sold giving women a steady source of income. Click the animal icon to learn more.