Bridge to India

Invest in a Student, Change a Generation

Free Time Fun
The students enjoy afternoon playtime at Vijayalaxmi Memorial StoneBridge School.
Check out the awesome new cricket batting cages, too!
Zoo Field Trip
On January 28, 2014, the students of VMSS took a day trip to the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad. Wild animals, great food, fun and games, and a relaxing train ride made this a day the children will never forget.
Samaritan's Feet
The July and August teams were able to participate in Samaritan's Feet's first ever involvement in India. Watch the Gospel's powerful message of love being spread by the simple act of washing a child's feet and giving him or her a free pair of shoes.
July 2013 BTI Trip Summary
The July 2013 HOT Team (Hyderabad Observation Team) enjoyed an investiture ceremony, opening sponsor letters, and distributing shoes through Samaritan's Feet. Take a look at some of the amazing things that took place on this trip!
July 2013 Trip Summary *In Photos*
The children were shown this slideshow on the last day the July team was at the school.
Thank You For Writing
This video is a "Thank You" to all of our sponsors who write letters to their children each mailing. As you can see, your letters mean so much to the students and it brings them so much joy to receive notes of love from you.
Summer 2012 Trip Summary
Here's a short slideshow of the StoneBridge Team at the school in July 2012. This video was shown as a surprise to the children on the last day the team was there.
Fall 2011 Student Update
A Fall 2011 update, as 30 new students were added to the school.  Each year the school will add a new grade, eventually becoming a full ten-year educational institution.
Summer 2011 Trip Summary
StoneBridge Church Community in Charlotte, NC returns to the school one year after its inauguration.  Caleb describes the progress of the school and its students.
Summer 2010 Children's Benediction
Several of the children from the StoneBridge School send their greetings and thank-you’s back to our church in the United States.  This short video was tied to a ‘God of the Impossible’ theme at a July 4, 2010 service at StoneBridge Church in Charlotte.  The full service can be seen on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqNiAF5Ke-A
About Bridge to India
Bridge to India is a child sponsorship program that relationally connects students in India with a ‘godparent’ who invests financially and relationally to help a child realize their full potential.  Bridge to India’s students receive a Christian, English-speaking education in a boarding school environment 40 km northeast of Hyderabad, in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh.
June 2010 Scenes from the School's Inauguration
Scenes from the opening of the StoneBridge School, June 2010.  A team of 26 members of StoneBridge Church were on hand for the inauguration; the team included a medical staff to conduct physicals for the incoming students, and a team to gather the child sponsorship bios and photos for each child.
February 2010 School Construction Update
StoneBridge Church Community in Charlotte, NC raised the funds to build the Vijayalaxmi Memorial StoneBridge Residential School.  This video shows the school’s progress as of February 2010, when a team from StoneBridge was able to visit the site.
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