Orissa Bed & Blanket Project
Orissa Children's Home
This was originally an old lentil factory that had closed down and Sharing Hands bought it for the homeless children of Orissa. With the new extension of bedrooms, toilets and wash rooms built on, it now also houses the rescued children of Rajasthan.New washing area at Orissa children's home
These young girls are washing clothes in the new wash area at the Orissa children's home.New bunk beds for children
Due to generous donations Sharing Hands were able to buy 300 new bunk beds at a cost of €15,000.Orissa children setting off for school
All the Sharing Hands children attend school. They all have uniforms, books and school bags, kindly bought by their sponsors. Because of the support of their kind hearted sponsors these children will receive the best education available to them.Children trying out their beds
These will be the first beds that these children have ever slept on, up until now they slept on blankets on the floor. It took many years of prayer and preparation before God miraculously provided the funds to pay it.This building will house the children from Rajasthan
All three hundred beds have new mattresses, blankets, bed sheets and pillows.This building will house the children from Rajasthan
Even in their situation, these kids are always happy and smiling and know that they are loved.These are the first beds ever to arrive at the Orissa home.
The delight and joy of the children was amazing. Having a bed is something we all take for granted, so it's difficult for us to understand how much this will change their lives.