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We regard teachers as the true leaders of tomorrow’s citizens. They spend more time with the young than the community leaders, politicians, media moguls, pastors — and even in some…

Uraan — the magazine in Urdu for Christian teachers in Pakistan — is experiencing growing success. It is sent to hundreds of schools, making connection with many teachers who welcome…

For a Better World

November 1, 2016

The fascinating report of a brand new survey of 604 schools for the poorest Christians in Pakistan was published last week.  It is entitled ‘For a Better World’. The survey…

The Scottish Parliament building was a fine venue for an event in Edinburgh showcasing the work of Starfish Asia – an occasion made possible thanks to a kind invitation by Member of the…

45 of the top 60 Christian students in the Punjab were at a Starfish-organised celebration of the achievements of Christian students in the province. It was held in Lahore following the…

I feared that running a stall at the Keswick Convention might involve a lot of waiting around, clock-watching.  But not at all: it was hugely absorbing! Valued supporters came to chat,…

Home Improvements

May 31, 2016

We’ve made significant improvements to two of our care homes in Lahore. The Gospel Care Home looks after 10 boys. Some of them are from dysfunctional homes and have experienced abuse…

The Power of Love

May 15, 2016

Nine Students from the Lahore University of Management Science (LUMS) took time out from their studies to visit the girls at the Abba Home orphanage during March and April. It…

What is a Curriculum?

April 30, 2016

A silly question you might think, but it’s one that some of the girls employed as teachers in poor Christian schools in Pakistan have never thought about! In March Geraldine…

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