EAV
November 25, 2019

Karuppan’s Story: Rejection felt overwhelming, yet Jesus healed the pain

The depths to which leprosy affects a person or family is varied but often tragic. It is common for leprosy patients to experience rejection from friends, family, and society. It…
EAV
October 26, 2019

Kannan and Devi’s Remarkable Testimony

At Embrace a Village, we hear and witness some of the most beautiful testimonies of God’s goodness. Today, we would like to share the story of a sweet couple we…
EAV
September 30, 2019

How a simple traffic jam now impacts 4,000 people monthly

One day during a routine traffic jam, Anil encountered leprosy patients for the first time. It was during this temporary inconvenience of traffic that his life changed forever.  Anil discovered…
EAV
August 31, 2019

Arumugam’s Powerful Story

Here at Embrace a Village, we get the immense privilege to hear, know, and care for people’s stories. Today, we would like to share the testimony of a man we…
ChildrenEAVLeprosy
July 29, 2019

How education can break the cycle of leprosy

Children of those with leprosy face significant barriers in attaining an education. Although healthy themselves, they are stigmatized and often turned away from schools because of their connection to the…
EAVLeprosy
June 28, 2019

Here’s how our teams serve the community

Many times people with leprosy cannot travel due to various wounds or other effects of the disease. Leprosy often takes away their ability to work which prevents them from being…
EAV
May 29, 2019

Here’s why shoes save lives

Our heart here at Embrace a Village is to meet both the spiritual and physical needs of our patients. One way we do that is through our shoe ministry. For…
EAV
April 23, 2019

Why we are building a greenhouse

Can you imagine a day when there will be no more sickness or pain? We get so excited dreaming about that day partly because, in our line of ministry, we…
EAVLeprosy
March 14, 2019

How we empower leprosy patients

We desire for our patients to know that they have the power, the right, and the authority to work and to live from a place of acceptance, experiencing peace and…
EAV
January 25, 2019

What does Embrace a Village do?

Two of our co-founders, Joe and Anil have always had huge vision for Embrace a Village. They longed for the people of India to experience God’s love and His message…
EAV
November 15, 2018

Leprosy Doesn’t Silence Your Story

Every person has a story to tell. Sadly, sometimes people who are affected by leprosy don’t think their story is worth telling. The shame and condemnation they face are just…
EAVLeprosy
October 3, 2018

Can You Cure Leprosy?

If we asked you to name a disease that affects our world today, most likely you would think of cancer, not leprosy. Many people tend to view leprosy as a…
EAV
September 4, 2018

Embrace a Village Reaches for Broader Impact in India’s Leprosy Colonies

God’s Given Us a Big Dream to Help Leprosy Patients! In 2003, my friend, Anil Kumar, and I founded Embrace a Village. Our dream was to help eradicate leprosy and…
EAVLeprosy
August 15, 2018

My Personal Encounter with Leprosy Radically Changed My Life

When they found my friend Jay, he was curled up in the fetal position on the ground, waiting to die. He was separated from his family, shunned by society, no…
EAVLeprosy
August 1, 2018

Pressing Need For Clean Water In India

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EAVLeprosy
July 18, 2018

These Two Friends Are Saving the Lives of Leprosy Victims

Anil was afraid of the people under the bridge... Anil Kumar is an Indian national. Born to a Hindu family, his father accepted Christ when Anil was still young and…