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Udayan Care Trustee Says “God Provides” 

For the fifty girls of the Udayan Care Orphanage in Greater Noida, sewing and tailoring are not only fun but on the streets of Delhi, a true survival skill.  That is why The Indian Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) donated twenty-three new sewing machines and tables along with 100 personal sewing kits. They will be used by a professional staff to teach the girls’ essential skills necessary to not only make their own clothing but to create a career that will provide the means whereby they can become long term self-sufficient. This gift made by the LDS Church was met with smiles of gratitude and tears of joy as the girls realized the new found possibilities ahead of them.  Some of the girls have already started to make and sell beautifully colored sequined saris and shawls.

In a country where massive textile mills produce much of the world’s apparel the people of India still make almost 40% of their own clothing at home or by street tailors and  neighborhood shops. Through painstaking work these skilled seamstresses create garments known the world over for their beauty and detail.

Dr. Kiran Modi, founder and managing trustee of Udayan Care was overwhelmed by the contribution and expressed her gratitude by saying, “I cannot thank the LDS Church enough for all they have done for this home and for the girls.  You have truly been a blessing in their lives and in mine. God does provide to those in need”.

Udayan Care is just one of many charitable organizations in India that benefits from the Christ-like acts of service performed by The Indian Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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