Mission: Hands of compassion international (hoci) is primarily a christian based boarding home program for underprivileged children and aged widows/widowers located in southeast india. This program provides for the basic needs of those involved in the program and gives them a head start for life.
Programs: Pearl's home for the aged (bobbili, andhra pradesh, india)-this home provides shelter, food, clothing, and basis medical care for elderly women and men who are not able to provide this for themselves, or are neglected by their families. Currently this program provides for 20 elderly.
two children's boarding homes: compassion home (in ongole, india) and pearl's home (in santhamagalur, india) that provide basic shelter, food, education costs, clothing, medical care and extra tutoring, as needed, for 100 children. 3 board members participated in the mission trip.
india inspection trip-to survey the programs and personnel in place, photograph each of the children for the sponsors, and generally encourage the work being done. Current and future needs were assessed. Opportunities to speak at local churches. Three board members participated.