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Newsletter from EAV – June 2024

Newsletter from EAV – June 2024

Finding Hope in the Heart of Affliction: Lukas's Journey of Faith and Redemption In 2004, Embrace a Village began its work in Deviyakurichi, a leprosy colony nestled in the rolling hills of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. This colony became a refuge for those afflicted...

The Resilience of Eswaran and Embrace a Village’s Impact

The Resilience of Eswaran and Embrace a Village’s Impact

The Transformative Power of Compassion and Support We are writing to share a remarkable story that has touched our hearts deeply and drives our unwavering commitment to positively impact the lives of those in need. Meet Eswaran, a resilient 55-year-old man who has...

The story of Jaipunisha – from trauma to joy

The story of Jaipunisha – from trauma to joy

From Trauma to Joy: the transformative power of God’s love for leprosy patients. Jaipunisha's story is one filled with heartache, pain, and loneliness. At the young age of 25, she was diagnosed with leprosy, one of the most stigmatized diseases in the world. Her...

How your support is bringing love to the villages – March 2023

How your support is bringing love to the villages – March 2023

How EAV shows love and support around India… It is an honor to watch our services expand since we started in 2003, then supporting five colonies. Today, we serve in more than 35 colonies throughout Tamil Nadu, with a vision to expand Jesus’ message of hope and healing...

Our ministry includes more, thanks to you!

Our ministry includes more, thanks to you!

The impact of Embrace of Village throughout India is largely thanks to your support and the grace of God! We have been able to care for those affected by leprosy in more ways than we could have imagined in the beginning. Our ministry now includes rice and medical...

A little help goes a long way.

A little help goes a long way.

A little help goes a long way. We are often humbled by the people we get to serve and care for through the Embrace a Village mission. They have seen the world at its worst and know pain intimately. It is a privilege to come alongside them and be an example of light...

Bringing hope to the hill stations!

Bringing hope to the hill stations!

Incredible event at a hill station where many are experiencing healing and hope for the first time!  A hill station is a town located at a higher elevation than the nearby plain or valley – these are often very difficult to get to, and the residents end up isolated...

Leprosy does not discriminate with age.

Leprosy does not discriminate with age.

Leprosy does not discriminate with age. We have had the honor to serve Thankavel and his wife, Anjalai in their leprosy colony in Salem district of Tamilnadu. Thankavel was first affected by leprosy at the young age of 14. He was forced to discontinue his studies and...

She said she would have died, if not for EAV

She said she would have died, if not for EAV

She said she would have died a long time ago if not for Embrace a Village.  This is Gowri’s story. When Gowri was 25, she contracted leprosy. She and her husband barely survived on his labor wages, but they made ends meet. Despite ten years of leprosy treatment, she...

September Good News Update

September Good News Update

Empowering the Next Generation As we start our fall routines, and kids head back to school (or onto college!) It's an exciting season for many of us. But can you imagine if you never had the opportunity to go to school? How would your life look different?  Lack of...