We recently sent a container to Northern India. The container is full of supplies for the work we support there. Dinesh and Rachael Chand founded NICO, North Indian Community Outreach.We have had a personal relationship with Dinesh for 20 years and have found they operate in the highest integrity. We are proud of them and their work in India.
The work focuses on church planting and community building. NICO strategically places vocational training centers in villages that have no gospel witness. These centers train people from that village in areas like sewing, cosmetology, and electronics.
The center is Christian and advertised as such so there is no doubt as to the content of the message. Each center will have about 10 to 15 students and the course is 10 months.
The following is an excerpt from their website:
Training the indigenous is a big
To date, NICO has trained more than 60 pastors and leaders to pioneer work in villages and towns that have never heard the name of Jesus Christ. Currently, they have 35 indigenous leaders that have planted 26 active fellowships in North India . Through the zeal and ambitions of these indigenous workers, NICO has witnessed over 2,000 salvations since 2001.
As this growth is taking place more fellowships have become established and people are receiving healing with powerful testimonies to the Lord. The Lord continues to confirm that training the local people is the right approach to reach the unreached in remote areas of North India .
We encourage you to go back to our website and plant a seed in what God is doing in Northern India. Simply click on donate and designate your gift to Northern India. If no designation is made your gift will help us in our general missions outreach.