Years ago we laid rough granite blocks (not exactly pavers) as steps, walls, pathways and patio. We filled the cracks with concrete and planted a yard and garden around the edges of the stone. This year, both monsoon seasons (six … Read More
Behind the Mission
At six thirty yesterday morning I awoke to the sound of my Labrador Waza barking furiously just outside my window. Through the muddle of sleep, I knew something was wrong. Our dogs are always closed in at night because of … Read More »
May I please have ten lemons on credit?” I looked the lemon walla (vendor) in the eye with what I hoped conveyed a mixture of confidence and reliability. “With the money problems, I can’t take money out of the bank,” … Read More »
Oh Lord, save us. Oh Lord, grant us success. Psalm 118:25 The 24th of December was a day of victory for us. Greg wrote: “I am very happy to share the news that a special vacation judge of the Madras … Read More »
When the storm comes Will you reject the rain If it falls not soft If it falls not tame When the wind blows And calls your name Will you run in fear Will you hide in shame Are you strong … Read More »
“Sow your seed in the morning, and at evening let not your hands be idle, for you do not know which will succeed whether this or that, or whether both will do equally well. Ecc11:6 I have struggled hard … Read More »
“I am in all the places in which I’ve left my heart.” Marina Sofia We’ve had the luxury of keeping our four children in close proximity all these years in India, till now. I say luxury, because so many people … Read More »
“When the horses behaved well, it was easy to imagine that our core was solid. Yet, with just one horse miss-stepping, the entire program was at risk of unraveling.” Leg Up has continued to thrive for the last five years … Read More »
“How awfully fine he looked! A regular landlord with clean linen and swell shoes! They were no common stuff! His wife, at all events, knew how to keep the pot boiling” L’Assommoir By Emile Zola I had just come back … Read More »
“Although an act of help done timely, might be small in nature, it is truly larger than the world itself.” ― Thiruvalluvar, Thirukkural (Tamil literature, 3rd century B.C.) Our family had been in Mumbai for a year and I wanted … Read More »
About the Founders
Greg and Mala Malstead have lived in India for over 15 years and currently reside in Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India. They have dedicated their lives to rescuing, restoring, and seeking justice for, the victims of sex-trafficking in India. More about the founders...
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