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IMPACT Community Trust, Madhira, India

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Address: 1-932 ABM Compound
Madhira, 507203  
India
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 20
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Mission Statement


Helping those who cannot help themselves and be catalysts of community transformation irrespective of caste, color, religion to enable a just human society. Literacy, critical thinking and social awareness, self-realization and self-support, fair economic development, and leadership capacity building initiatives, relief and rehabilitation empowering and encouraging community health at all levels-physical, emotional, social, intellectual, and spiritual.

Description


IMPACT Community, India has launched systematic programs to address these desperate inter-generational needs of the communities through socio-economic and spiritual programs to bring long-term socio-economic and spiritual solutions and transformation through material help as well as spiritual hope. Keeping in mind the seasonal nature of income in rural areas which seriously affect other aspects of the life of the poor, our focus is on transformation of communities through real-time sustainable investment in the families as a whole. Sales of agriculture land at exorbitant prices for housing construction, rural to urban migration of the able bodied unskilled labor who lack employable education, capricious weather, and often the absence of economic and emotional safety nets in times of crises, play havoc with the economic base and employment profile of the villages, tearing the already weak socio-economic fabric of their lives.

IMPACT Community, India has launched systematic programs to address these desperate inter-generational needs of the communities through socio-economic and spiritual programs to bring long-term socio-economic and spiritual solutions and transformation through material help as well as spiritual hope. Keeping in mind the seasonal nature of income in rural areas which seriously affect other aspects of the life of the poor, our focus is on transformation of communities through real-time sustainable investment in the families as a whole. Sales of agriculture land at exorbitant prices for housing construction, rural to urban migration of the able bodied unskilled labor who lack employable education, capricious weather, and often the absence of economic and emotional safety nets in times of crises, play havoc with the economic base and employment profile of the villages, tearing the already weak socio-economic fabric of their lives.

Mission Statement: Helping those who cannot help themselves and be catalysts of community transformation irrespective of caste, color, religion to enable a just human society. Literacy, critical thinking and social awareness, self-realization and self-support, fair economic development, and leadership capacity building initiatives, relief and rehabilitation empowering and encouraging community health at all levels-physical, emotional, social, intellectual, and spiritual.

Organizational Statement of Faith


Six biblical propositions are our guiding principles [1] Jesus? parable of the kingdom value of reaching out to the ?least? (Mt 25:34ff) ? Help those people who cannot help themselves [2] Practicing pure and undefiled religion by taking care of the orphans and widows in their trouble (James 1:27) ?Provide dignity and economic sustainability to the socially and physically challenged [3] Jesus? parable of a man hiring workers. ?And he said to them, ?Why do you stand here idle all day?? They said to him, ?Because no one has hired us.?? (Mt 20:6b, 7) ? True empowerment through employable education for the unskilled unemployed poorest youth and women [4] ?If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat? (2Thess. 3:10b) ? Inculcate good work ethic irrespective of what the labor [5] ?If anyone forces you to go one mile, go two with him. Give to the person who asks you for something ?? (Mat 5:41-42) ? Principle of the second mile, creating a giving Community through role-model [6] Jesus told them another parable: ?The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed with three measures of flour until all of it was leavened? Mat 13:33) ? Work from within the communities? be part of the transformation.


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Independent/Other Baptist


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Program Type:


Education/Employment Program

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