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28 December 2007     Mansa, Punjab

Arjan Singh lives in Sangrur with his parents and two siblings. When he grows up, Arjan wants to be a doctor so he works very hard in school. Unfortunately, his father is a labourer and is having a difficult time providing for his family. Labourers often perform back-breaking work for very little wages. Arjan’s father makes about 7,000 rupees each month – that’s only $140 CAD. Arjan’s mother also works in a plastics factory and earns about 3,000 rupees each month. His father was also involved in a violent altercation whilst attempting to help someone who was being attacked by a group of people. He attempted to stop the situation, but the attackers continued to physically assault the individual. During the altercation, Arjan’s father injured one of the attackers and was incarcerated for three and a half months, which further exacerbated his financial difficulties. Arjan’s family owns a 2 room house.

If you sponsor Arjan today, SAF CANADA can make sure his family’s financial difficulties do not affect his studies. He can continue his education and will have access to all the opportunities every child deserves. Your monthly contribution will allow this young boy to continue to go to school and give him the hope of a better future. Educating young children is an important step in ending poverty around the world. Sponsor him today and make the world a better place for children everywhere.

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