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Arif Rasheed grew up in a brick kiln worker’s family, playing in the mud at the brick kiln with his brothers and sisters.  He began work in a factory but…

Building Community

September 8, 2015

Starfish Pakistan has been active in building bridges within the local community.  Holy Shepherd Grammar School in Karachi  hosted for the second time a  gathering with participants drawn from both the…

Tragedy and Triumph

March 16, 2015

The cruel murder of a Christian couple at a brick kiln in Kot Radha Kishan last November shocked the world. Starfish Pakistan director, Anser Javed, together with Khalid Shehzad, visited…

Multiplying talents

November 20, 2014

Rubina is a great role model. When I talked to the teaching team at the Holy Shepherd Grammar School in Karachi, several of them said that they had been inspired…

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…

To Waheedabad with love

September 14, 2014

Walter is a language teacher and a Bible Teacher. He travels a lot – but he always returns to his beloved village. Walter, who has been fortunate enough to study,…

We sold our wedding bed…

August 23, 2014

For ten years, Zafar worked with a group of nuns among poor Christians in Johore Town, a suburb of Lahore. When the sisters opened a school in 1999, Zafar joined…

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,…

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