Our cover photo speak volumes about the aims and dreams of Starfish Asia. Our aim: to enable thousands of Pakistani Christian children to be freed from poverty and despair. Our dream: to watch them develop, grow up and begin to support their families and their community. Can they do this just with Maths, Urdu and Social Studies? No — we want them to have much more: confidence and faith as followers of Christ and pride in their identity and their country.
Ambitious to aim higher
In July the results of this year’s Matriculation exams will be declared. This is the leaving exam for Secondary School. Ten years of work goes into taking this exam; it should be the destination for every child entering school. But (as we keep reminding them) Matric is more than a destination — it is a doorway to the future. And this is why a small scholarship — an incentive to enable them to aim higher — is so important.
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