Nepal Update2_Inside1 By Prasansa Subha A massive earthquake measuring 7.8 Richter magnitude struck Nepal on 25th April this year, claiming the lives of several thousands, causing property loss worth billions of dollars, and unleashing mental and physical health problems. Experts in the field had been anticipating earthquake in Nepal for decades but besides the awareness campaign, the country's preparation for the disaster was almost zilch. Had the countrymen been a little more cautious and prepared, the disaster wouldn't have led to a tragic end for many.

Mailchimp_Peacemakers One of our major efforts in India the past few months has been on the birthing of a new area of work for rehabilitation of women in conflict with the law. This is an initiative with much scope but currently we are looking at rehabilitation of women prisoners and their children. Since this is a relatively new area of work, AsiaCMS co-mission partners Rabbi and Chitra Jakaran have spent much time in research and discussions with those in the field.

[caption id="attachment_1869" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Anilal (L) during a house visit Anilal (L) during a house visit[/caption] By Anilal M. Jose, Asia Gateway Missions Training What a difference a week can make. An immersion in a rural setting in a faraway land similar to my own has helped me in rediscovering and reformulating my objectives in life and ministry. My field exposure trip to Cambodia between the 11th and 18th of July 2015 has impacted me in more ways than one.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Jigsaw Kids Ministry is a Christian Child Development Ministry in the Philippines, enabling and empowering holistic development of children who live in extreme poverty, need and hardship through the growth of faith, hope and love.

[caption id="attachment_1848" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Milan and Grace in Kirpa Milan and Grace in Kirpa[/caption] As the Nepalese continue to rebuild their lives following last April’s devastating earthquake, our co-mission partners have kept up their punishing schedule of equipping leaders and workers for Kingdom business and bringing hope to the people.