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

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...

This Makes Me Happy

This Makes Me Happy

This is such an exciting Journal for Loren and I. (Maybe a bit too long) Part of the reason for establishing RGI was to educate young Christian girls so that our Prakash boys would no longer say there were not any good Christian girls for wives. They meant girls who...

Covid-19 Training

Covid-19 Training

We received this fabulous report from Dr. Suresh. Even in these tough times he is continuing to spread the love of Jesus to the precious people of India. “On 23rd of this month we got the permission from Government for10 people for this special Covid-19 awareness...



FINALLY . . . All 14 of the Prakash alumni are back to work, having been in quarantine for two weeks after getting out of the hospital and government facilities. They are all healthy and happy to be back. Also sorry for all the trouble they caused. FINALLY . ....

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