Ishtiaq's story

When Ishtiaq saw a need in his community, he approached his local Salvation Army corps (church) for support. “There was no driver in this community before,” he says of his small rural village of Padri, located on the outskirts of the city of Lahore. “Previously, whenever our community faced an emergency or serious health concern, it was difficult for us to transport people.”

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