Our Calling and Commitment

Calling and Commitment:

The calling for us, as individuals and as a group is to so abide in Christ and He in us and among us, that we experience and make known His transforming love through our commitment to:



  • A way of life marked by simplicity, gentleness and self denial
  • A quality of our common life and out inter-personal relationships
  • Love and care for his children and all creation

We accept the commitment to

  • Strive daily, and help each other, to "abide in Christ and He is us."
  • Value every person as a child of God for whom His wish is "life in all its fullness."
  • Commit our lives, individually and as a group, to loving servanthood of others to the end, that they may have healing, wholeness and the fullness of life.
  • Be a community characterised by harmony and unity through acceptance, forgiveness, affirmation and trust, one with another.
  • Be a community of love and mutual dependability manifested in sharing and caring.
  • Accept a responsibility to enable each among us to have, achieve and become the best that is possible for him/her.
  • Lives marked by integrity, simplicity, gentleness and self-denial
  • Depend on the guidance of the Holy Spirit in all aspects of life and work. Seek and honor that guidance, especially through prayerful decision of our group.
  • Rely on God for all our resources, to be used and applied with utmost sense of stewardship and accountability.

"Come unto me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and you shall find rest unto your souls."

St. Mathew 11:28

Our Ethos

The Society encourages the holistic development of various people groups in the Lamtaput Block and Bonda villages of Khairput Block. AKS is situated in the tribal hinterland of Southern Orissa and serves one of the most backward regions of Orissa – Koraput (KBK)...ReadMore

Our History

The history of the beginnings of the Asha Kiran Society of Lamtaput is written here as we hope this story will inspire individuals or groups who want to make a difference in the society around them; to realize that most enterprises have small beginnings;that faithfulness...ReadMore

Our People

The most important resource of any organisation is its personnel.Without the right people no organisation can live up to its potential. Asha Kiran Society believes in and practices the following..The Asha Kiran Society believes that God brings people to the organisation...ReadMore

Our Education

The Asha Kiran Society works in areas where schools are either non-existent, non functional or of a poor quality. The drop out rate of children from schools among minority communities is quite high.Through our work and presence here, we hope to see a holistic...ReadMore