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Every 5 seconds a child dies of hunger.

Bread for the World

134 million children between the ages of 7 to 18 have never been to school.

Care International

1 out of every 4 deaths under the age of 5 worldwide is due to a water-related disease.

The Water Project

Our Vision

Whenever you have helped the least of these my brothers, you have helped me."

-- Matthew 25:40

Archived News from India

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India has witnessed remarkable high-tech growth over the last decade, still only 61% of Indians can read and write, with illiteracy higher in rural areas. Food and water borne illnesses remain major health problems. Many rural communities lack proper medical care.

India - Hospital Construction Near Completion

JELA is pleased to report that construction of the CRHP hospital in Jamkhed, India is well under way and an early April 2009 opening celebration is now being planned. The new 40-bed hospital will provide needed medical care to some of the poorest people living in western India. JELA continues to raise funds to support the building of the new hospital and to purchase essential medical equipment.