Stories of Jammu & Kashmir: Granny works to feed her granddaughters.

Aleena, Goshika and Grandmother live in a small room at the mercy of a local who does not charge rent. To put food on the table & feed her granddaughters, the old granny has taken a job as a laborer.
Stories of families

A handicapped father struggling to raise children

Lakhwinder singh had a struggling childhood and grew up in an orphanage. On top of this, he was born handicapped and unable to walk. He felt helpless but did not give up - he learned Gurbani(religious) and tabla through his rigorous hard work.

Children Will Now Have Access to Sikhi Learning Materials from SAF

This new course in the curriculum will be overlooked by an outreach officer that will be hired to solely focus on the day to day affairs of the initiative and be involved in enrolling children. They will also behave as a liaison officer by relaying information from this initiative to our headquarters here in Surrey, B.C. Canada.
Stories of families

Widow Raising her Daughter Alone After Being Kicked Out by Father-in-Law

Surjit Kaur lost her husband, Gurmej Singh during the violence in Punjab in 1984. (Her husband is the seventh Shaheed in her family).
Stories of families

Gursikh Widow with 3 children - Wife of a Satkaar committee member

ਬੀਬੀ ਗੁਰਪ੍ਰੀਤ ਕੌਰ ਦੇ ਪਤੀ ਦਲਜੀਤ ਸਿੰਘ ਫਰਨੀਚਰ ਦਾ ਕੰਮ ਕਰਦੇ ਸਨ ਅਤੇ ਸਥਾਨਕ ਗੁਰਦੁਆਰਾ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਵਿਖੇ ਬੱਚਿਆਂ ਨੂੰ ਗੱਤਕੇ ਦੀ ਸਿਖਲਾਈ ਦੀ ਨਿਸ਼ਕਾਮ ਸੇਵਾ ਕਰਦੇ ਸਨ ਅਤੇ ਸਤਿਕਾਰ ਕਮੇਟੀ ਨਾਲ ਵੀ ਸੇਵਾਵਾਂ ਨਿਭਾਉਂਦੇ ਸਨ।
Stories of families

Struggle of a single mother in the developing world.

Currently, they do not have any water supply, and have to fill up buckets of water from another villager’s home. They do not own any animals, nor do they have any type of vehicle for commuting purposes.
Stories of families

Story of a widow mother.

ਦੋ ਬੱਚਿਆਂ ਦੀ ਮਾਂ ਬੀਬੀ ਸਰਬਜੀਤ ਕੌਰ ਦੇ ਪਤੀ ਦੀ ਜਿਆਦਾ ਸ਼ਰਾਬ ਪੀਣ ਕਾਰਣ 6 ਸਾਲ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ ਮੌਤ ਹੋ ਗਈ ਸੀ। ਬੀਬੀ ਸਰਬਜੀਤ ਕੌਰ ਦਾ ਪਤੀ ਸੁਖਦੇਵ ਸਿੰਘ ਆਪਣਾ ਟਰੱਕ ਚਲਾਉਂਦਾ ਸੀ, ਪਰ ਸ਼ਰਾਬ ਦੀ ਜਿਆਦਾ ਲਤ ਕਾਰਣ ਅਤੇ ਕੰਮ ਨਾ ਕਰਨ ਕਾਰਣ ਟਰੱਕ ਕਬਾੜੀਆਂ ਨੂੰ ਵੇਚਣਾ ਪਿਆ।
Stories of families

Tanu's Story

Tanu Kaur lives with her mother and family in the Amritsar district of Punjab. She is a very bright student and enjoys reading in her spare time. Tanu recently lost her father, who passed away in 2016 due to a heart attack.

Aishmeet's Story

Aishmeet Kaur lives with her family in the Ludhiana District. She is an outstanding student and all her teachers enjoy having her in their classes. Her father has worked hard his entire life to provide for his family.

Armaandeep's Story

Armaandeep Singh lives with his grandparents in Tarn Taran. He enjoys attending school. His grandfather only owns ¼ acre of land and works to provide cow feed, which barely provides enough income to provide for his wife and grandchildren.