November 22, 2019

The children are thrilled to be in their new, airy, and spacious facility. There is much more living and recreation space than in the cramped quarters of their previous home. The new facility has capacity forwell over 100 children, creating the opportunity to serve m...

August 21, 2019

Everyone has been waiting a long time, but when they came back from summer holiday at the end of June, they moved directly into the new facility. According to Chaya, everyone just loves their new space: it is very open, bright, and airy with excellent ventilation. B...

November 20, 2018

Over eight children supported by SOFKIN are currently in college, and more than five secondary students become ready each year to enroll in higher education. As noted in previous blogs, our children have high career aspirations and the potential to achieve their dream...

September 7, 2018

One young person at SOFKIN who is currently realizing her dream is Meena. Meena was in the 4th grade when her mother passed away. Because her father “was not used to take care of us”, her grandmother and aunty tried to take care of her and her younger sister and broth...

August 8, 2018

Kranthi - one of the first children to be admitted to SOFKIN 10 years ago and the first to graduate from college - is a wonderful example of what is possible when educational opportunities are combined with the loving, nurturing environment of SOFKIN. Since earning hi...

June 11, 2018

Four young people - Parmesh, Veena, Prakash, and Keerthi - passed their 10th grade exams with flying colors and are in the process of completing applications for college. They will join an ever growing number of SOFKIN children who are either currently attending, or...

February 16, 2018

ELECTING TO CELEBRATE

Two important celebrations marked the beginning of the new year at SOFKIN.  In mid-January, the

children celebrated Makar Sankranti, an ancient Hindu festival that signals the beginning of the harvest season in India.  Because this was a five-day ho...

January 29, 2018

The children of SOFKIN enjoyed a festive December and welcomed in an exciting New Year. Sharing the Meaning of Christmas with less fortunate people. New opportunities and the new building opening!

September 6, 2017

REACHING HIGHER

The new building is still rising!  Chaya, recently back from a trip to India, reports that construction is progressing well.  The 3rd floor slab in the boy’s building was cast while she was there and the same slab in the girl’s building is scheduled to b...

July 17, 2017

The children of SOFKIN are back from their summer holiday.  Most of them completed the homework that Chaya asked them to do while they were away, so they had a lot to share with each other on their return.  (Elementary age children shared a story about a special event...

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