Dear Friends, Sponsors are the lifeline behind the running of FFLV. We really appreciate their support. However, it is delightful for us to hear words of encouragement. Our long time friend and supporter Henry T Dom took time to write down his beautiful experience when he recently visited us, and here we are sharing it with you all. “More than two years ago I met Shivani, a young and vulnerable school girl who could hardly speak a word of English. She was shy, made sporadic eye contact, with little confidence. It was obvious that she came from a troubled background where Shivani had to bear domestic responsibilities not common to girls of her age. She touched me on a deeper level which so often defy language. I decided to sponsor her education and whatever else comes with that. In February this year I returned to the school as one of […]
As many as a third of the world’s people do not meet their physical and intellectual potential because of vitamin and mineral deficiencies. The toll being taken by vitamin and mineral deficiency in 80 developing countries, India being one of them. The severe effects of vitamin and mineral deficiencies are anemia, cretinism and blindness, etc. Methods that have worked in industrialized nations are now so inexpensive and available that they could control vitamin and mineral deficiencies worldwide. Chief among the solutions is food fortification, adding essential vitamins and minerals to regularly consumed foods. At FFLV, we provide the kids with healthy nutritious food. However, we knew that these kids were from underprivileged families. They lacked certain essential nutrients in their bodies, that food alone wasn’t sufficient to fulfill those requirements. Therefore, many years ago, the meal supplement program was started with the help of our generous donor company Dr. Jacob’s […]
We would like to extend heartfelt gratitude to Pooja Khanna who has set up a medical emergency fund for the poor at Food for Life Vrindavan. Pooja has given $2500 for any medical emergencies that may come our way, so that we are able to help people immediately, without waiting for the funds to be raised. Pooja has been a long time supporter of FFLV. She has a heart of gold and many times she has gone out of her way to help the people, especially the children of Vrindavan. No matter how busy she may be, or what corner of the world she may be, she always finds time to come to Vrindavan to meet the children personally. We really appreciate her help and send her best wishes. Regards Team FFLV.