Orphans and Abandoned Children:
There are 444 Million Children in India under the age of 18 years. This constitutes 37% of the total population in the country according to census 2011. 1 in 4 children of school going age is out of school in our country, 99 million children in total have dropped out of school.
According to United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), India has 29.6 million orphaned and abandoned children.Oct 30, 2018.
GTSSS work for Orphans, Poor and Needy Children:
On June 12, 1994, Brother Jacob & Elizabeth started the first orphanage with three children in a backward village called Duginepalli. From that small and humble beginning today, GTSSS is taking care of about 6500 poor and needy children in the Grace Homes/Grace Boarding Schools and Child Development Centers. GTSSS Grace children Homes/Grace Boarding Schools providing Food, clothing, accommodation, Medical Care, Quality Education and overall development in free of cost.
In the past 25 years, many children who grew up in the Grace Children Homes are married and now having families and they are very thankful for the services given by GTSSS. Jacob and Elizabeth are known as father and mother for about 6500 children.
GTSSS established educational Institutions to provide quality education from Primary School to High school and Junior Colleges, Vocational College, Nursing school, Industrial Training Institute (ITI).