Celebrating the Feast of St. Francis in Alleppey

Sr. Helen has shared with us how staff and sponsored families celebrated the Feast of St. Francis. Click on the title of this post to view video.

Family of the Month — Sponsored!

Pearly and Paul have been sponsored! They are a kind couple, fallen on hard times.  You can read their story below. They met and married relatively late in life, and had two sons, Pius and Prince. Pearly has long… Read More

Can you help this family?

Sometimes even our sponsors fall upon hard times and are unable to support their Indian family regularly. Such is the case with the Stephen Thankamma family. This family is in desperate need of help. The original applicant and… Read More

Welcome, Sr. Helen!

We are happy to welcome Sr. Helen Lawrence as the new director of our offices in Alleppey.  We have asked Sr. Helen to introduce herself to you: WITH GRATITUDE With heart full of gratitude to FFA USA for… Read More

Family of the Month – The Pampana Family – Sponsored!

The Pampana Family has been sponsored. Thank you very much!   Here was their story: Kumari Pampana is a young widow with three children. Her husband contracted HIV/AIDS and passed away a year ago. While her in-laws attempted to help,… Read More

Family of the Month – Princy Kurisinkal — Sponsored!

This family has been sponsored. Thank you so much for your support! Please check our ‘Sponsor a Family’ page for other families in need. Here is the story of Princy Kurisinkal: Imagine hoping for many years to have children and… Read More

Back to School

“To handle yourself use your head, to handle others use your heart” How tough can a life of a 8 year old be? For some fortunate children, their upsets may be not being allowed enough chocolate or getting… Read More

Family of the Month – The Kondagori Family – SPONSORED!

This family has been sponsored. Thank you so much for your support! Please check our ‘Sponsor a Family’ page for other families in need. Here was the story of the Kondagori family: Imagine you are living in two… Read More

Home Repair for the Needy

Our Housing Repair Fund assists the poor in Alleppey who cannot afford to fix a leaky roof or repair a crumbling wall in their home. The monsoon season takes a yearly toll on housing in Alleppey and too many… Read More

Nurturing Dreams for the Future

The FFA has had innumerable successful projects over the years.  One example is The Children’s Welfare  Fund which was introduced by Sr. Daphne and has been in full swing since 2012. Each beneficiary family contributes Rs. 365 ($6.08) yearly… Read More