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Covid-19 Food Relief

Food Relief Update: 100 Gujjar Families have receive a 1 month supply of food! Covid-19 has effected many in Gilgit-Baltistan, and it is always SLI’s mission to care for the more vulnerable in this region. The Gujjars are already existing at extreme poverty and ensuring they had access to food and resources was crucial during this […]

  • Kezia McNab
  • 28.08.2020

Meet our Board of Directors

Shining Light International is supported and strengthened by a wonderful active board comprised of international professionals, business men, and nonprofit experts. Everything that we do is made possible these leaders who give generously of their time and resources to advocate for hope and education in Northern Pakistan. Let us introduce you to: The SLI Board […]

  • Kezia McNab
  • 19.08.2020

New Confidence

Naila Shaheen is a student at Shining Light’s Women’s Vocational Training Center. Though she never had the chance to attend school or obtain skills training, she has started to learn new skills and plans to use them to their fullest potential. “Today I have gained so much confidence.”   – Naila Shaheen  “I am 35 […]

  • Kezia McNab
  • 9.03.2020

Ray of Hope: Dana Reiser

Shining Light International simply wouldn’t exist with out the support of our friends and followers. Everything that we do is made possible by your generous donations and commitment to the work we are doing in Northern Pakistan. That’s why we’ve decided to celebrate YOU.  Each month we will feature a Fan of the Month and give […]

  • Kezia McNab
  • 6.01.2020

Volunteer of the Year 2019

In 2019 Shining Light had many wonderful volunteers behind the scenes, helping to see that our organization delivered the highest quality programs possible. Many  people have contributed countless hours of research, technical support, stuffing envelopes, visiting Pakistan, and much much more.  We are so grateful for each and every individual who volunteers with us, whether […]

  • Kezia McNab
  • 18.12.2019

Adult Literacy Graduation

In June 2019, Shining Light opened six new Adult Literacy Centers among the Gujjars, five for women, and 1 for men. After six months of learning how to read and write, 85 women and 14 men graduated from this program this with the ability to understand basic Urdu, write their names, read road signs, and […]

  • Kezia McNab
  • 16.12.2019
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$1 for $1 Matching Scholarship Donations

Though only 1 % of Pakistani Christians receive a college education, Shining Light is committed to seeing our scholarship recipients maintain the highest level of education they seek to attain. We currently have FIVE young men and women enrolled in college. They were SLI’s first preschool scholarship students, and to see them beat the odds […]

  • Kezia McNab
  • 27.11.2019

Ray of Hope: Becky Fleming

Shining Light International simply wouldn’t exist with out the support of our friends and followers. Everything that we do is made possible by your generous donations and commitment to the work we are doing in Northern Pakistan. That’s why we’ve decided to celebrate YOU.  Each month we will feature a Fan of the Month and give […]

  • Kezia McNab
  • 8.10.2019

Rays of Hope: The Kramers

Shining Light International simply wouldn’t exist with out the support of our friends and followers. Everything that we do is made possible by your generous donations and commitment to the work we are doing in Northern Pakistan. That’s why we’ve decided to celebrate YOU.  Each month we will feature a Fan of the Month and give […]

  • Kezia McNab
  • 8.10.2019

SLI Staff

So much of SLI’s programs happens behind the scenes right here in the U.S.  Yes, we are helping to support and empower communities through education, and there are dozens upon dozens of Pakistani staff teaching, providing skills training, and serving our clients on the ground, but there are also passionate and devoted staff members working […]

  • Kezia McNab
  • 28.06.2019

Rays of Hope: The Tunnells

Shining Light International simply wouldn’t exist with out the support of our friends and followers. Everything that we do is made possible by your generous donations and commitment to the work we are doing in Northern Pakistan. That’s why we’ve decided to celebrate YOU.  Each month we will feature a Fan of the Month and give […]

  • Kezia McNab
  • 3.06.2019

Business Training

Last summer, donors like you came together to stand budding entrepreneurs in Pakistan. In just two weeks, you raised over $7,500 on social media which was then matched by Unbridled Acts- for a total of $15,000 to begin implementing a Business Training Curriculum in Gilgit. In October of 2018, our partner Sarah Ray of Yobel […]

  • Kezia McNab
  • 11.03.2019
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