About Clifton

Clifton is the grandson of Maxton D. Strong the founder of The GSAM. In 2004 at 19 years old he moved out from Australia to India with his parents to continue on his grandfathers work. Today he is working as the Deputy Director of the orphanage and the Chairman of the Maxton Strong School. He is married to Priscilla, a former child of the mission and together they have 3 sons.

Aadhaar Cards

One of the biggest struggles that our children face as they become adults is obtaining any form of identification. Having grown up as orphans, generally with little or no proof of their parents, even just getting a drivers license can be a real battle. We have tried for years to find a solution and finally

Water Fight!

There are few things that send our kids joyfully screaming and running like a good water-fight, and this week they had a great one! With around ten thousand water-balloons it was all out warfare on Friday afternoon. Indro failing to dodge a water balloon from Rampal As balloon shaped missiles whizzed across the

To God and Google

Some days you just want to say thanks, thanks to God, thanks to Google... If you have been to our website in the past you might have noticed a few big changes over the weekend. Probably the most noticeable change is that our Summer Games rich purple color has now been replaced with a 'gentle


If you have never experienced a monsoon let us begin this weeks newsletter by describing what one is like. After the peak of our summer torrential rains are pushed northward from the Pacific Ocean to cover India. Thunderstorms with incredible lightning displays occur almost daily. When the rain is not falling the sun comes out