Glad Tidings India - Literacy Highlights 1

The Love and Care of a Teacher

Dulari’s Story Unable to read and left widowed by an alcoholic husband who died of malaria, Dulari is a young woman in a small village in India. Her story wasn’t unlike many others—she was dependent on her husband, he fell ill and could not seek proper medical attention, and he died leaving her to take…

Glad Tidings India - Ministries - Literacy

My First School

Meet Udaya At the age of 48, Udaya had never even seen a school. She spent her days walking the forests, gathering fruits to sell in the markets of the surrounding cities in order to make a living. Her time was consumed by her efforts of wandering the woods to find sufficient supplies and then…

Glad Tidings India - Ministries - Women's Literacy

Meet Laila, an Adult Literacy Student

Laila’s Story At 28 years old, Laila was a wife and a mother of two. At 28 years old, Laila was also uneducated, and her family was very poor. Due to severe droughts, their agrarian community suffered great loss. Driven out of their village and desperate for money, Laila’s family was in dire need of…

We Give Gratitude in Return

Samaja’s Story Samaja and her community live in a mountainous region, relying on agriculture and the natural resources of their land for opportunities to work. The brewing and consumption of alcohol is a part of daily life for many, and most of the village does not attend school. A heavily patriarchal community, many of the…