Give these girls the hope they deserve.
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
Arzoo is 7 years old. She has four brothers and sisters. Arzoo lost her father to cancer, and her mother has been trying to work for multiple families as a maid to provide for her children. She is unable to afford anything but the necessities to live, therefore cannot afford education. One of Arzoo's brothers is a cripple, and has also applied for admission into the boys' home. Arzoo is very happy about the opportunity to live in the girls' home, and said upon seeing the boys' home for the first time, she said “how beautiful is this house and I will also live this type of house!”
Kinat is 13 years old. She has two brothers who are already living and studying at the boys' home. Kinat's father was tragically killed by a fight that broke out during the night. Her mother was very upset by his death, and developed high blood pressure. Kinat lost her mother 3 years after her fathers death. She values an education and desires to continue her studies. She is very glad that she will have a chance to study in the girls house like her brothers are already doing in the boys'.
Mehvish's age is not known for sure, but we assume she is around 13 years old. She has 4 siblings. Mehvish stopped her education after the 5th grade, because her mother could not afford any more. Mehvish lost her father to an illness, and her mother has been working as a cleaner to support her five children. Mehvish is excited about receiving an education and living in the girls' home.
Muskan is 8 years old. She has one older brother who is 11 years old and a younger brother who is 4 years old. Muskan's mother died during childbirth, and so Muskran and her younger brother have been living with their elderly grandparents. Muskran's older brother has been admitted to the boys' home, and has been living and studying there for some time. Muskran has a very high interest in her studies, and says that she is very happy to go live and study in the girls' home, especially because he brother is living in the boys' home.
Qandeel is 7 years old. She has two younger sisters named Tabeer, who is 5 years old, and one younger sister named Mishal, who is 3 years old. Their father died of a heart attack one year ago, and their mother works a very difficult job in the fields. They do not have a permanent home, so they are living in a rental house. Qandeel and Tabeer will be placed in the girls' home together, with plans for Mishal to join them once she is older.
Warda is 11 years old. She is currently studying in her village at the 5th grade level. Her father works as a vendor, going through villages street by street selling toffees, candies and biscuits. His job is not very profitable, but he is managing to support his family. It is her parents greatest desire that Warda continue her education. She is currently in the 5th grade and this will be her last year, as they cannot afford any more. Warda's diligence and devotion to her studies is impressive, and she has a dream of becoming an airline stewardess someday. The opening of a girls home is wonderful news for Warda and her parents, and she is very excited for this opportunity.