World Vision India had been sending me mailers. I never opened them! Sometime around the end of last month, I opened one of their mails and was immediately inspired to learn about the work they do.
I visited the page where one could select a child for sponsorship and clicked on the picture of this little girl named "Likhitha". She is seven years old and lives in Hyderabad. She studies in pre-school. When I sent the cheque for the first three months, I received a kit which had Likhitha's picture and some literature to let me know about how things work. The kit provided me with a Partner ID and a child ID which needs to be mentioned whenever I send something or write to the child.
I have arranged for the ECS for the next 12 months from Aug 2010 onwards. They have informed that they have received that.
It was Likhitha's birthday on June 14! I have couriered her some books, a box of oil pastels, and a birthday card. I hope she liked them.
I wish World Vision India all the best for the brilliant work that they are doing!! I hope I can touch Likhitha's life in whatever little way I can.