When natural calamities like drought, famine, flood, tsunami or earthquake occur, the people residing under such places get severely affected. It robs away their source of livelihood, snatches their homes, families get separated, and many die during the ordeal. Though the tragedy subsides but the scars remain etched in the minds of the victims. Many cannot recover from the shock of the tragedy which makes them lose confidence leading them into depression, anxiety and anguish. It becomes a very hard task for them to get back into normal life. Such kind of natural occur in the continent of Asia and millions of people get affected by it every year. Assistance and relief camps offered from the government are not enough for the victims to start life afresh.
When people become victims of natural disaster or face tragic incidents they require guidance and support. There are a few committed organizations who work for such victims to provide them with support, love and care. Gospel for Asia is one such Christian missionary non-government organization which works for the underprivileged and provides all forms of basic aid to the oppressed people.
The organization was founded by KP Yohannan in 1978. Known for its credible dedication in helping the poor and the needy, the organization is today considered as one of the most influential foundation across Asia. Today the organization actively works in countries like Cambodia, India, Thailand, Nepal, Myanmar, China, Sri Lanka and in other parts of Asia.
Activities of the organization
The organization believes in serving humanity and taking care of the underprivileged. The organization has its branches in almost every country of Asia. The organization lies emphasis for providing the poor and the deserving people with the basic requirements needed for their survival which includes shelter, clothing and food. The organization also tries to rehabilitate the victims of disaster who have no home to live. The organization provides the victims with medical and health care facilities and healthy meals.
The victims of such natural disaster often lose their livelihood and loved ones making them helpless and de-motivated. The organization arranges motivating sessions for such victims and shares with them the messages of Jesus Christ. They are also taught upon how to lead a life with love and compassion. In this way they are encouraged to begin a new life. The missionaries of the organization always motivates the hapless souls the worth of self-respect and the negative effects of discrimination. The poor children who cannot afford to go to school are provided free education by the organization.
How the activities are performed
Gospel for Asia was founded almost 30 years ago with a goal to form missionaries in every nation; the missionaries will then reach to the places where the underprivileged people are not aware of the teachings of Jesus. The missionaries also serve to the people suffering from problems caused due to prejudice and natural calamities. Since the organization was established by b KP Yohannan, it has never been involved into controversies or politics.
A dedication to serve humanity and a clean and complete image are the two essential features which makes the organization Gospel for Asia unique. The organization ensures that people receive an opportunity to live a joyful life.