1999 – 2020
Here are the milestones of our organization, which has been built up and advanced since May 2000 by the Indian-German couple Rajat and Annegret Pani with daughter Asha in India. UPPAHAR Germany supports the work in India in partnership with Kontaktmission (71543 Wüstenrot). The association consists of a group of persons that supports the work with personal commitment, financial means and on site visits.
An Indian young man and a South German woman find themselves in India and realize that they have the same heart’s desire: to do good in India, especially for children and poor families.
Annegret and Rajat are getting engaged. Preparation for the start of a small Indian organization, purchase of a plot of land – today’s Carmel Campus. Start with the first home children – 19 girls – still in rented rooms and start of the village development work.
Marriage of Annegret and Rajat, Annegret emigrates to India.
The first own rooms, start of Carmel Campus.
We are starting with 275 children in Marrivalasa.
We are starting a day care center in Vizakhapatnam with 40 children.
The first Sewing Teaching Centre starts in Lolugu, two new children’s homes are opened in Kallata and Bangriposi.
In Lolugu we start with another day care center with 205 children.
Meanwhile we give lessons to 2250 village children.
The day care center in Hrudai starts with 60 children.
We start with another children home in Semiliguda.
Start of the partnership with Rolf and Sabine Barth and their project “Baby House RoSa”. Preparatory talks, prayer and planning.
In the neighbourhood of the Carmel Campus a baby house is being built where abandoned babies will find a home.
In Vizag we start with the support of an autism center so that the work there can continue, made possible by CONTACTIONS, one of our partner organisations in Switzerland.
UPPAHAR provides thousands of needy people with basic food to ensure their survival during the Covid-19 pandemic.