December 13, 2017

Celebrating A Milestone

A joyous 10-year celebration was held in Hyderabad on October 14.  The event, attended by over 200 people, celebrated 10 years of SOFKIN’s work to create caring homes for destitute children.  Among the guests were 12 children and adults from Mahe...

October 24, 2017

Young and old alike chip in with whatever chores they could perform, with the effort of over a month of planning culminating in a seamless operation. The selfless sacrifice and service speaks volumes about their association with the cause to improve the lives of orpha...

September 6, 2017


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...

June 12, 2017

SOFKIN's RHYTHM 2017 has come and gone – and it was another grand success!!! Thank you to everyone who joined us and provided support and encouragement. We hope you enjoyed the amazing performances.

A special thanks to all of the corporate, media, souvenir program, and...

May 31, 2017

“Poverty is the worst form of violence,” declared Mahatma Gandhi.   And seeing children malnourished, under-educated, and neglected on the streets is heartbreaking.   SOFKIN was founded on the conviction that this does not need to be these children’s fate.  “This is so...

May 22, 2017

The new home for the children of SOFKIN continues to rise, as does the children's excitement!

May 3, 2017

As the school year draws to a close, there’s a lot of activity at SOFKIN for the children, both young and old. 

Five students have been selected to do internships at the Hyderabad office of PamTen, an International IT Enterprise, Staffing, and Solutions company.  Ajay a...

April 5, 2017


SOFKIN was very pleased to participate in the 20th anniversary celebration of Maher, our sister organization in Pune, India, on February 5.   Nine SOFKIN children and 4 caretakers traveled to Maher with Chaya, who was in India for the month...

January 27, 2017

Warm wishes and hopes that your New Year has been off to a good start from everyone at SOFKIN!  As we look towards 2017, we are so grateful for the many people who have supported SOFKIN over the past year.  

Many thanks also to those who’ve made contributions...

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