NEWS & Updates

How to Provide Christmas Gifts for a Children’s Home in India

November 18, 2013

Christmas GiftsIt seems like Christmas arrives just a little earlier every year, so we thought we’d jump right in! If you’ve seen MOTHER INDIA, you know that we have a special relationship with Harvest India, who has rescued over 1,500 orphaned and abandoned children in southern India. When many of us think about Christmas, we instantly think about toys and stocking stuffers, but those types of gifts aren’t commonplace in India – especially in a children’s home. What they truly need is a new set of clothing to enjoy and be proud of.

For just $20 per child, you can provide a new outfit and special Christmas meal to an entire children’s home (approximately $500). 


1. Choose the # of orphans you would like to give the gift of a new outfit this Christmas ($20 per child).

2. CLICK HERE to make a donation now.


1. Rally your office, church, small group, or family to pitch in or raise the money in a creative way.

2. Contact Harvest India ( to let them know that you want to adopt a specific children’s home for Christmas.

3. Donate the amount via credit card or send one check to: Harvest India USA, PO Box 10186, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

4. Harvest India will send you a digital photo of all the children holding their gifts, and you can pass it around to everyone who donated.

How cool is that? Don’t procrastinate – get started NOW!

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In Stores Nationwide on April 23rd

April 15, 2013

amazonWord Films is set to release “Mother India: Life Through the Eyes of the Orphan” on DVD April 23rd. Yes, it’s on Amazon, but it’s also in bookstores. If you can’t find it, ask for it!

Can you believe it?

Two guys who had never made a documentary before are being given the opportunity to share the stories of 31 million orphans. We consider it an absolute privilege to have stores carrying the film, but the only way to get people to pick up a copy is if they hear about it. That’s where you come in!


1. Show the Film to Your Friends – Buy it on Amazon or your local bookstore, and watch it with friends. It will inspire you, challenge you, and motivate you to make a positive impact in this world.

2. Write an Amazon Review – If you’ve seen the film, leave a quick review on Amazon – click here.

3. Post on Facebook and Twitter – Spread the word about the film. Here are a few easy-to-cut-and-paste posts you can use:

Did you know there are 31 million orphans in India? Every one has a story. Watch MOTHER INDIA >

Follow the stories of 25 orphans living along the railway in southern India. Watch MOTHER INDIA >

What happens when 2 guys find 25 abandoned kids living along a railway in India? Watch MOTHER INDIA >

4. Take Action – Frankly, that’s what we’re most passionate about. The film is a documentary (not a commercial), but it is designed to motivate you to do something

– Spread the word.
Sponsor a child.
Serve with organizations who are helping orphans in India.

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Photo Book Now Available:
“The Kids of MOTHER INDIA”

March 9, 2013

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The Kids of MOTHER INDIA is a collection of full-color portraits by David Trotter featuring the 25 abandoned and orphaned children living along the railway in southern India that are seen in the documentary – MOTHER INDIA: Life Through the Eyes of the Orphan. The beautiful images capture the innocence in the eyes of each child in the midst of their struggle to survive. (Proceeds from the sale of this book fund the ongoing mission of MOTHER INDIA.)

“AWAKEN My Life”

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Through a raw, heartfelt essay and over 200 full color images by David Trotter captured along the back roads of rural India, AWAKEN My Life calls out to hearts deadened by the continual pursuit of “more.” Having bought into the promise of satisfaction which forever dangles like a carrot, hearts hunger and thirst for a rich and meaningful life. Perhaps your heart… Are you open to see the world in a new way? Are you ready to be awakened? May you be awakened to the needs around the world (and even in your own neighborhood). May you allow the One who created you to set a new rhythm for your heart and your life. (Proceeds from the sale of this book fund the ongoing mission of MOTHER INDIA.)

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Word Films to Distribute MOTHER INDIA
In Bookstores Nationwide

December 10, 2012

We’re excited to announce that MOTHER INDIA has accepted an offer by Word Films (A Warner/Curb Company) to distribute the documentary nationwide.

After coming across the film on Facebook a couple of months ago, a representative from Word contacted us to receive a copy of the DVD to preview. Within a few days, they expressed interest in helping us get the film into bookstores, Amazon, iTunes, and Netflix.

After researching the process and what would be in the best interest of the vision behind MOTHER INDIA, we came to an agreement with Word and look forward to working with them. They are excited about helping us spread the message of the film.

We will keep you up to date on the process as we prepare for a nationwide launch, and we’ll definitely need your help in spreading the word!

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MOTHER INDIA Wins “Best Short Documentary” at 2012 San Diego Christian Film Festival

November 12, 2012

We are excited to announce that MOTHER INDIA was awarded “Best Short Documentary” at the 2012 San Diego Christian Film Festival – held November 9-11, 2012 at the Birch North Park Theatre. David and his family had the opportunity to view the screening of the documentary on Saturday, and he was present to receive the beautiful award on Sunday evening.

Film festivals are one of the strategic opportunities that we have to share the message of 31 million orphans in India. To this point, we have entered the film in over 20 different film festivals by submitting the full-length documentary and the festival’s entry fee ($50-100). Although many films submit to each festival, it is a great honor to be an “official selection” – and an even greater honor to win a category. (If you’d like to make a tax-deductible donation to help us spread the message of the film, click here to donate.)

Thank you to the San Diego Christian Film Festival for the honor of sharing the message of 31 million Indian orphans with those in attendance!

About the Festival
The Third Annual San Diego Christian Film Festival continues the tradition of excellence with award winning films and notable speakers from the film industry in attendance and is being produced in cooperation with Princebury Productions. This year’s lineup of speakers include David Nixon (Renee, Fireproof, Facing the Giants), Rich Cook (TBN), Jenn Gotzon (Frost/Nixon, God’s Country, Doonby), Brad Silverman (Grace Unplugged, No Greater Love), John Sullivan(2016: Obamas America, Expelled, No Intelligence Allowed) Gabrielle Evans (L.A. Casting Director), and Richard Krevolin (Screenwriting consultant).

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