We waited a long time for this: since March 2020, our children were in the villages. The children’s homes were closed, the whole country was in lockdown. With the help of our sponsors, we were able to provide basic food to many thousands of families, including our children in care. Since February 2021, schools have reopened in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Children are coming back, and in Andhra Pradesh, 90% of the children are already back in our children’s homes and daycare centers. We have started distributing the school equipment for the new school year. Here are some pictures:
In Odisha, the situation is still somewhat different. Until now, children in grades 9 to 12 were allowed to return to schools and homes.