South Asian Concern is a registered charity led by a team of staff and trustees. You can find out who’s who and more about them here.
Ram is Chairman of South Asian Concern. He comes from a Hindu background and moved to the UK in the 1960s following persecution of Asians living in East Africa. You can watch a short video of his faith journey here (filmed in 1994).
Ram has a background in business and was awarded a CBE in 1998. He is married to Sunita and they have three grown up children and seven grandchildren. He is the author of a number of books including Lions, Princesses, Gurus: Reaching Your Sikh Neighbour and Chapatis For Tea: Reaching Your Hindu Neighbour.
Sunita is Treasurer of South Asian Concern and also manages the accounts. She has a background in administration and finance.
Sunita is married to Ram and they have three grown up children.
Robin spent 20 years in India teaching and training church leaders. He works as a consultant with SAC, writing and teaching on cross-cultural understanding with the South Asian communities. He was married to Shoko for nearly 50 years and has two children and four grandchildren. Robin has written many books and resources including the highly acclaimed ‘Engaging with Hindus’.
Deepak is a Sindhi who was born in Hong Kong and grew up in Japan. He has spent the past 30 years in Europe, working in business and now operates as a management consultant and international speaker. He is married to Celia and has two sons. Deepak has been a trustee of South Asian Concern for 20 years and works with Rosey to raise support for our partners in South Asia.
Suneel comes from a Hindu background and started following Jesus a number of years ago. He has worked in a variety of sectors, and been a trustee of different charities since 2000. Currently an IT consultant and the Facilitator of the International Sindhi Partnership, he is married to Susan and has a teenage son.
7 Mulgrave Chambers,
26 Mulgrave Road, Sutton.
Registered Charity 1002270
Praise God that Celia Avinash begins work as South Asian Concern’s Mission Co-ordinator at the start of June. Pray for her as she settles into her new role. prayermate.net/feeds…
All the School of Bible Teaching workshops in India have been cancelled. Pray for the leadership team as they encourage and pray with pastors. Pray for plans for possible Zoom meetings (many do not have good internet connections). prayermate.net/feeds…
Thank God for pastors and congregations throughout South Asia who are sacrificially feeding local poor people and migrant workers trying to reach home. Pray that practical service will demonstrate God’s love through this crisis. prayermate.net/feeds…
Thank God for the work of Radio Jyoti (supported by FEBA) which is heard by students in Bangladesh with the good news of Jesus’s salvation. Pray for the Lord’s protection over those who have responded as they grow in faith. prayermate.net/feeds…
Thank God that in rural areas in Pakistan, support for the Hindu background Marwari community has been able to continue. Pray for those supporting these communities, and that those who are following Christ remain faithful to him. prayermate.net/feeds…