Meet our new staff: Indian water buffalos

As nehemia team we have already done so many things, but a herd of Indian water buffalos is new to us! Raja, our leader of the Indian nehemia team and experienced water buffalo farmer wants to do exactly that. He dreams of initially three water buffalos as the start...

A SEWING CENTER FOR WIDOWS

In August 2018 a new project began in Rajahmundry: a sewing center for widows. Here up to eight widows have the opportunity to learn how to work with fabrics and sewing machines. Each training course runs for half a year and is free of charge. Nehemia team India was...

School opened

´Good things come to those who wait.´ This saying has proven true in one of Rajahmundry`s suburbs. “Back in 2003 nehemia team India dreamed of opening a school”, explains Carry MacFarlane, who visited the team leaders Raja and Ebba Sekhar last September. “In June 2018...

School project ready to launch

Carri Mac Farlane visited the Indian nehemia team’s childcare center last October and returned with good news: It’s finally time! The school we have long waited for, is finally being built! For thirteen years, Raja and Ebba have dreamt of building a primary school...

Dalits – The Untouchables of Indian Society

The Dalits (untouchables) are on the lowest rung of the Indian caste system. They are descendants of the aboriginal inhabitants of India. The name Dalit comes from a Sanskrit word “dal”, meaning ‘broken, torn, downtrodden, outcast, trampled, destroyed and openly...

Children with a Future – The Nehemiah Children’s Centre

The Nehemiah Ministry Welfare’s Children’s Centre is a place of hope run by the Indian Nehemiah Team in Rajahmundry. Rajasekhar and Ebba Gudala head up this work, providing food, shelter, clothes, education and medical care for mainly Dalit children. The children can...