A woman in a blue shalwar kameez with a white headscarf stands in front of a table.

RASHEEDA’S STORY

Rasheeda, who belongs to a poor Christian family, lives near RAM. She is diabetic and suffers from hypertension. Her husband brought her to our medical clinic. She could not walk or stand properly because of many wounds on her feet. Our medical staff quickly...
Sisters Shumaila and Maria stand in front of green trees outside. They both wear black dresses with shawls over their head and shoulders.

Shumaila and Maria’s Story

Sisters Shumaila and Maria are two brilliant students in our sewing class at the Sablone House. Their family takes care of animals that belong to Muslims, and in return they get food and a living place, which they share with the animals. Their own mud house was...
A young Pakistani man wearing a baseball cap and a striped button down shirt looks at the camera as he sits at a desk on a computer.

ZEESHAN’S STORY

  Zeeshan is a young Christian enrolled in our 3-month computer training course. Zeeshan belongs to a poor family and is the only earner in the house. He works as a photographer, but he does not have editing skills. He has been paying a editor most of his...
Second-Class Citizen Day | Religious Minorities in Pakistan

Second-Class Citizen Day | Religious Minorities in Pakistan

Earlier this month, Pakistan celebrated its eighth National Minorities Day. The day’s significance originates from a speech in which Pakistan’s founder, Mohammad Ali Jimnah, envisioned a Pakistan that would be respectful of all religious backgrounds. “You may belong...

No Honor in Murder: Calling It What It Is

No Honor in Murder: Calling It What It Is

The recent strangling of Qandeel Baloch, a Pakistani social media star, by her brother has revealed the widespread issue of honor killings throughout Pakistan. Despite Baloch’s controversial publicity, her fame helped to illuminate the growing problem of abuse against...

Lack of Healthcare for Pakistani Minorities

Lack of Healthcare for Pakistani Minorities

The news agency Dawn recently published an article drawing attention to Pakistan’s meager health care system. Aptly titled “My 10 Days of Hell at a Lahore Hospital,” the middle-class author describes the miserable treatment, or rather lack thereof, given to her...

Pakistani women stayed in abusive marriages because Pakistan failed

This article was originally published in Dawn. You can read the full article here.  When domestic abuse is discussed on TV and in drawing rooms, people often ask: why didn't she leave her violent husband? Dania endured violent beatings during her pregnancies. But...

Aqsa’s Rescue

Aqsa’s Rescue

Day in and out all she has known is work. In a society where men virtually dictate everything, Aqsa represents thousands of young women with little hope to find a better life. The term “better life” does not mean the same that you and I would think. To a Pakistani...

Lahore Blast Victims-RAM Team Aids the Victims of the Blast

Lahore Blast Victims-RAM Team Aids the Victims of the Blast

LAHORE BLAST VICTIMS-RAM TEAM AIDS THE VICTIMS OF THE BLASTOn the 27th of March, on Easter evening, Christians were attacked once again in Pakistan and this time terrorists attacked the innocent people in a public park—Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, Lahore. They killed 74...

Dowry System in Pakistani Society

Dowry System in Pakistani Society

DOWRY SYSTEM IN PAKISTANI SOCIETYThis article was originally published in Voice of Journalists, by Mahpara Liaqat. You can read it here. A dowry is a transfer of parental property at the marriage of a daughter. It includes furniture, linen, money etc. Dowry contrasts...

Emergency Appeal – Attack in Lahore, Pakistan

Emergency Appeal – Attack in Lahore, Pakistan

EMERGENCY APPEAL – ATTACK IN LAHORE, PAKISTAN72 Dead and over 300 religious minorities injured  - Please respond now. Yesterday evening at 6:30pm, Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park, located in a predominantly Christian neighborhood, was shaken by a blast from a devastating suicide...

Emergency Funding Needed to Rescue Women at Risk in Pakistan

Dear Friends,We have been working hard for Pakistan over the last few years. We have big dreams for what we can accomplish to help the persecuted people there, and we are finally getting a chance to help in a big way. If you care to look at the video here, you can see...

Mukhtar’s Rescue

Mukhtar’s Rescue

As Pakistan continue to struggle with corruption, injustice, unemployment, extremism, and political turmoil, we remain faithful to our call to help the destitute and needy. As Mukhtar Masih sat in the RAM office groaning with hunger, and covered in bruises and lashes...

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