India :: Gabriel Gastelum :: VSCO Film

In total, I have spent close to six weeks in India. That is a long time. About 6 weeks more than most people I know. Basically, I am incredibly lucky. The one question I get asked the most about India… Continue Reading

Faces of India // Juanga, Orissa


“All of these lines across my face, tell you the story of who I am. So many stories of where I’ve been and how I got to where I am.” – Brandi Carlile When I was in India, I had… Continue Reading

Morning Prayers – mPowering Foundation


Every morning, after the kids have arrived to school, the bell is rung to begin the ritual of morning prayers. You can see the prayers in the beginning of the video I made, but the purpose of this post was… Continue Reading

Throw Those Complaints Away // Interviewing the Families


Before the launch of the program in Orissa, the mPowering team walked around the village next to the hospital to interview some of the families that were participating. It was insanely hot on this day, so hot in fact that… Continue Reading

Nothing But Smiles – Children of mPowering


A glimpse of the faces that mPowering is helping. I want everyone to know that these children live on almost nothing a day. Nothing. But they had nothing but smiles on their faces every single time I saw them. Incredible.

An Introduction // Juanga, Orissa


Our first day in Juanga was pretty much spent just trying to soak it all in. Speaking of soak, I am going to say that I was soaked in my sweat almost 24/7 while I was there. It was so… Continue Reading

A Little Sample in Attempt to Catch Up – mPowering

Local Child in Juanga

This recent trip to India and Nepal with mPowering has definitely been more than life changing. To be honest, all of the trips I have taken have been life changing, but this one stands a little bit above the others.… Continue Reading