India

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Demographics
Population 1,135,613,848
Basic Indicators
Infant mortality rate per 1000 live births 85
Life expectancy at birth (years) 65
Average Annual Income $620.00
Education
Infant mortality rate per 1000 live births 61.0%
Projects
Holy Childhood – 2012 10 projects serving 1,886 children – $70,000
  • Cost of maintaining children in an orphanage – food, clothing, education, medical care expenses, Sacred Heart Convent, Kurusady, Tamil Nadu
  • Living expenses, education, medical care, clothing and maintenance of the home for orphans, semi-orphans, refugee children and children affected by the tsunami and very poor families, St. Anne’s Home for Children, Veilliavilai, Tamil Nadu
  • Maintaining children in Boarding Home – costs of food, clothing, education and recreation, Vasantham Convent, Gandhinagar, Tamil Nadu
  • Maintaining children in three orphanages – costs of food, clothing, education, medical care and recreation of children in 2 homes in Manalikarai and 1 in En-Puthenthurai, Carmel Mission of St. Joseph, Manalikarai, Tamil Nadu
  • Maintaining children 2 orphanages (Thukalay and Suralancode) – costs of food, clothing, books, stationery, medical assistance, recreation, Amala Convent, Thuckalay, Tamil Nadu
  • Maintaining children in two orphanages in Pattarivilai and Murasancode – costs of accommodation, food, clothing, medical care and education, Sacred Heart Convent, Pattarivilai, Tamil Nadu
  • Life Protection – Cost of food, shelter, clothing, medical care, education. for orphans and disabled children, St. Charles Home, Pampanvilai, Tamil Nadu
  • Medical assistance – The project will help 100 poor children who are suffering from various diseases: cancer, tuberculosis, asthma, congenital heart disease, and diabetes, Logos Pastoral Centre, Viangamury, Kerala
  • Maintaining girls’ orphanage – cost of food, clothing and medical care, St. Anne’s Convent, Karakonam, Kerala
  • Assistance to children with disabilities – costs of rehabilitation, education and transportation, Logos Pastoral Centre, Viangamury, Kerala
Source: The World Guide 11th edition Global Reference, Country by Country New International Publications Ltd., Oxford, UK, 2007

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