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Dohnavur

1901

In 1901 Amy established an orphanage in Dohnavur to care for girls rescued from Hindu temple prostitution. It became the Dohnavur Fellowship and is still a charity community today.

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Amy Carmichael

Amy Beatrice Carmichael was a Protestant Christian missionary in India, who opened an orphanage and founded a mission in Dohnavur. She served in India for 55 years without furlough and wrote many books about the missionary work there.

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