Ministry to Families
Families in India are in crisis! Recent surveys show that domestic violence is prevalent in more than 65% of homes homes! Through Youth Conferences, Family Conferences and counseling services, Ark helps strengthen families through sound teaching on the clearly defined roles of husbands, wives and parents.
India is home to the world's largest population of AIDS Orphans - estimated to be more than TWO MILLION children! Ashirvad Children's Home offers a loving family environment to children who have lost one or both parents to HIV.
India has the third largest number of HIV patients in the world-2.1 million people living with HIV. In 2017 new infections increased to 88,000. And AIDS related deaths increased to 69,000. 50 percent of the new infections are among the age group between 15 and 24 years of age.