Project Koraput: Conversation with Debendra Singh

by Jen Saffron March 20, 2012 Debendra Singh is an Indian Christian minister in Jeypore, Orissa State, India. He works as a grassroots leader, empowering the poor in one of the poorest states in India and pastoring three congregations, including a faith community comprised entirely of refugees – the Koraput Survivors – who survived sectarian … Read More

Project Koraput: I am this, I am that. I am not this, I am not that.

by Jen Saffron March 19, 2012 “It is impossible to think of a democracy which recognizes ‘untouchability’ as a part of one’s individual Dharma or as a permissible form of religion or social prejudice.” – wall text from the Freedom Struggles Museum at the Red Fort, Delhi Church in Nandaguda, a village of mud houses … Read More