Naseer Masih is the father of Samreen Ilyas who runs United School System in Gujranwala. Naseer Masih is old and ill can’t work harder to earn for the family, to meet the needs of the family he had been borrowing money from Landlord, on whose land he has been working.
with the help of the generous friends of Starfish & Trevor Alexander, Starfish Pakistan was able to pay his debt to set him free from Captivity. Praise God, Naseer Masih is now free from debt and now has promise to get a Job as Watchman in United School System and some funds to run a tuck shop in school.
(in photo from left, Ilyas Masih, Samreen, Amn- & Naseer Masih-Father)
Kiran sister of Samreen, was sitting at home for last 2 years. She wanted to be a professional Nurse by profession but, had no way of getting admission to Nursing school. She was advised by us to apply to Sahiwal christian Hospital where she was selected on her merit and now she is studying there. Came back in village for Christmas holidays. cooking lunch for us.
Funds were provided by Trevor Alexander to strengthen the walls for the house. pictures above.
We distributed Ration packs in Tahir Memorial School in Sheikhupura.
Heading toward United School in Gujranwala, my car broke down, heater was leaking and car heated and gas kit burnt. the miracle was that car stop right in front of a workshop on motorway. It took us 7 hours to start our journey back home.
Kashi, Dua and Amn had a rikshaw ride, to spend time with Mumtaz , Principal of Tahir Memorial School, who was just 7 km far away.
We hope to continue our journey on 26 December 2013. Please pray for car, it’s been in the workshop since morning and hope to get it by this evening.
Girls from Abba Home (Home for the orphan girls) came for Christmas Carol in our home.
Surprise visit by Santa Clause to provide them food.
Mehak Mushtaq is an Orphan girl (father died), got admission in medical college on merit, rare cases for Christian students in Pakistan. We are thank full to our Friend from Defence Lahore, to help us support her paying her second year fee. We hope to continue her help to complete her doctorate degree.
A Christmas program in Su-e-Asal school, on Kasur Road, Punjab. School is run by Ashraf Rehmat, under Friends Public Trust.