Barid watched as the little girl stood up.
“I do not have a father,” she said to the crowd. “With my mother’s petty work, . . . life is full of struggles and difficulties. But when I came to this Bridge of Hope centre, . . . they provided me everything that I needed for my school. Apart from education, they have contributed so much to my life.”
Tears rolled down her cheeks. Her words moved Barid—she was talking, in part, about him.
“This is what Jesus did. He was with the poor, sick and downtrodden,” Nadia shares. “He helped them, and He was with them, and that’s the same passion I have. I feel that, yes, God is calling me for this, and I have to do it. I don’t have any [special] qualities, but I know this is my work.”
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