Number of children served: 80
Number of families served: 2000
Total population served: 12000
Dharmapuri is a semi-urban town located in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It lies on the border of three states. Dharmapuri is Tamil Nadu’s largest producer of alcohol.
Dharmapuri has an array of issues ranging from female foeticide, child labour, handicapped children (over 3% of the population is handicapped) and leprosy.
NCM India is touching the community of Dharmapuri by conducting tuition and coaching classes for the children, providing supplementary nutrition, providing recreational activities and raising awareness about social issues among other things.
In order to make ends meet, some women become commercial sex workers. There is a minor substance abuse problem as well.
Agricultural laborers, mason laborers, construction workers, small business owners (for example, vegetable shops and smal mechanics sheds)
Although our work is impacting so many lives, there are still many lives left to be touched.We need prayer and financial support to extend our impact and make the program more inclusive.
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