Friends of the Good Samaritans

Our Vision | Our Leaders

Our calling is to take initiatives for needy and marginalized in India and restore them to confident living.

Luke 18:16 is our guide, “Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of God.”

  • 1989: Dr. Ananthi Jebasingh answers the knock on her door of a begging child. God speaks to her and tells her to feed, teach and love him. One week later the boy returns with 25 children wanting to attend the “school”.
  • 1990: The mission has a humble beginning in a home garage with 100 students.
  • 1991: School grows to hold 600 children in four rooms of a slum toilet complex.
  • 1998: Tourists from the U.S. unexpectedly visited the school and their hearts were changed forever.
  • 2004: FoTGS was incorporated as a U.S. non-profit to fund and grow the school; first Director was hired.
  • 2005: With involvement from U.S. partners, a new, first-rate facility was completed.
  • 2008: Fourth school year commenced in the new facility with 850 students.