November 30, 2015

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December: Pakistan

  • Capital: Islamabad

  • Population: 182.1 million

  • Language: Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi, Siraiki, Pashtu

  • Religions: Muslim

 

Needs:

Northern Pakistan is home to the Pashtun people along the rugged mountain scenery and a place known to be hostile and deeply suspicious of outsiders. With constant tension, corruption and natural disasters many not only live in poverty but are in danger of being exploited and persecuted harshly for their beliefs.

DID YOU KNOW:

The national drink of Pakistan is Sugarcane juice, called "roh" the juice is usually only sold by roadside vendors throughout the country.

 

This month you are helping support:
Our partners in Pakistan*

*due to security reasons, we cannot give you the name of our partner organization or the specific workers we partner with in Pakistan.

Our partner in Pakistan focuses on the most vulnerable people including women, children, bonded labourers (a form of slavery where people work for extremely low wages to pay off generational debts), and new Christians.

Our partner relies on relationships built on a foundation of honesty and practical need and serves communities using a variety of programs including:

  • Church Planting

  • Skills Training

  • Microfinance Programs

  • Children’s Programs

 


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