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



We received news this morning that Solomon our PBI housefather, went home to be with the Lord. Prakash Housefather Solomon He has been with Prakash as a housefather for 28 years and will be dearly missed. He was always jovial and I knew I would always get a wave and...

Oh, No, Not Again

Oh, No, Not Again

The Government of India has AGAIN closed down all Tech schools. We had one week to find transportation for all our students to go back to home, orphanage, or hostel. Our staff did a miraculous job. Just look at these happy faces BEFORE they had to leave. Our RGI...

RGI Lock-down Success

RGI Lock-down Success

“My name is Gayatri. I studied in RGI for two years. I came to RGI when I was seventeen years old. I have a father, mother, sister and brother. Last year I studied Fashion Designing and following year I studied Computers. Before coming to RGI I was not one of the best...

The Chief Asked . . .

The Chief Asked . . .

This Journal is from Dr. Suresh. It will warm your hearts to see the impact your gifts to Prakash can make. “Today Chief shared with me and take me to old Paradhi village (Vasentha’s old village The book I wrote, They Call Me Sir, is about...

Thanks 4 Giving

Thanks 4 Giving

We send our greetings for a wonderful Thanksgiving. Recently, we asked Dr. Suresh to send an update of how a gift of goats had changed lives. Here is his amazing report. “I would like to share with you the goat project gifting given toMrs. Sureskhe seven...

Yipeee! We Have Students!

Yipeee! We Have Students!

The Government has now allowed us to have boarding students on campus. This has been such a LONG process and they change the rules constantly. Our staff has done a marvelous job of keeping up with all the demands We had to buy a fogger to sanitize the classrooms twice...

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