Home Improvements for Strong Families

Jun 14, 2018

Steph Duff

The Strong Families Program continues to develop in India as partnerships with families living in city slum areas deepen. Child Status Index assessments are one way Back2Back staff identifies major needs for the children and families served. One of the four Strong Families recently identified as having major needs for a toilet and a gas cooktop.

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“Before partnerships began and the needs were known, the family used open toilets near their home and cooked their food over an open fire,” explained Sampath Burla, Back2Back staff. Now the family is benefitting from having their own, private toilet. The gas cooktop has provided a safer means with which to cook family meals. These are two distinct ways the Strong Families Program provides increased stability for each family served, allowing them more sustainability.

Thank you for partnering and advocating alongside Back2Back in providing care for today and hope for every tomorrow.

Steph Duff is a writer, daughter, sister, and really loud laugher. By day she lends her voice on behalf of orphaned and vulnerable children with Back2Back Ministries. By night she is readily found with her nose in a book and spending time with her dog, Telulah. At all hours, she can be found consuming copious amounts of coffee. She feels most herself in the heat of India and prefers her mugs big, her books long, and her words intentional.

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