WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan – Discussing how Gospel for Asia (GFA) Sisters of Compassion stretch out loving hands to the helpless and downtrodden, ministering to their everyday needs.
Most of 12-year-old Mareechi’s neighbors were poor and uneducated, like him. Many adults worked as laborers, street cleaners or garbage pickers, and some of the children did too. Although some kids could go to school, the majority spent their time roaming the narrow, refuse-filled alleyways, often picking pockets, swiping food and even sneaking into other people’s homes to take from their meager possessions.
Life in the slum was never easy, never safe and never clean.
Entering the Slum
Many people find themselves in slums when they move to cities in hopes of better wages. Others, like Mareechi, are born into them.
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