Born April 19, 1996
Admitted to HOINA July 16, 2007 at age 11 years, 3 months
Family Background: S. Varun Prakash’s parents were married in 1991. At the time his father was a Christian and his mother a Hindu. His mother’s family disowned her for marrying a Christian. In 1998 Prakash’s mother became a Christian, and in 2003 his father went into mission work in a remote area called Raagampeta. In January 2007 his father died from a heart attack, and his mother could not care for her two children. Another mission worker suggested she contact HOINA, and Varun Prakash and his brother were admitted in July.
Varun Prakash is studying 8th standard. He likes cricket, lions, and the color yellow. He wants to be an engineer when he is older.