Author Archives: Mike Wakely

The Talents School

The faces of Hope: 2017

January 18, 2017

The Talents School is one of the 35 schools currently supported by Starfish Asia in Pakistan. Fauzia, ably assisted by her husband Sajid, is a trained nurse with a passion…

The launch of Uraan

January 6, 2017

Today is a great day for Christian teachers in Pakistan. URAAN arrived from the printer! This is the first issue of a new Urdu quarterly magazine for Christian teachers  — Uraan…

Abba Home girls at University

December 31, 2016

Abba Home organised their first ever visit to a University before Christmas. The 30 girls were excited to be invited by the management of Lahore’s University of Management & Technology…

From Mike’s journal

October 29, 2014

Today we visited two remarkable Christian schools – one on the northern edge of Lahore, the other in a town one hour outside the city. Both schools are led by…

How can we not help?

April 23, 2014

Three hours down the main road to the southwest is a city of Sahiwal and just before it is a turning to the left that leads to a village. It…

Mike writes from Pakistan… This week we visited the school in Su-e-Asal. What a transformation we have seen at this school! It serves more than 200 children, many of whom…

The Joy of Giving

December 29, 2013

What is it about Christmas that makes it so special for many? Is it the thought: “What do I want for Christmas?” Or is it: “What shall I give?” Yes,…

Looking to the future

November 26, 2013

While in Karachi we visited the CEO of a major Education Fund that received a multi-million pound grant from DFID (UK) to promote education in Sindh Province. We spent a…

Life with one arm

November 9, 2013

I have met Kanwal and her family before and I am inspired by them. She lives with her parents and four siblings in a simple home and they struggle to…

Going the extra mile

November 7, 2013

You may have read the story of Tahir Memorial School in the recent Newsletter. Tahir was killed in a botched robbery in a village area in 2011. In his memory…

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